Ver. 1. And. These four chapters are taken from 4 K. xviii. &c. as a sort of explanation of what Isaias has been foretelling. C.
--- An abridgment also occurs, 2 Par. xxxii.
Ver. 7. Altar. Such is the blindness of infidels, that they confound what is done to destroy idols, with their worship. W.
ArphadArphad (2Ki 18:34, etc.), Assyr.: Arpaddu: Tell 'Erfâd, 12 m. N. of Aleppo. --- Arphad, or Arad, an island and city on the continent, (C.) near Tyre.