‘Do not despair of retribution’ even if a sharp sword rests upon your neck.

When the king of Assyria reached the gates of Jerusalem with an army of hundreds of thousands of men, many Jews wanted to surrender. King Hezekiah refused, “trusted in Hashem, the G-d of Israel” and prayed to Him. That night an angel struck the camp of Assyria and killed 185,000 men. The king of Assyria fled to his idolatrous temple where his two sons slew him

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