Hezekiah’s Sun Dial

2 Kings 20:9-10
And Isaiah said, This sign shalt thou have of the Lord, that the Lord will do the thing that He hath spoken: shall the shadow go forward ten degrees, or go back ten degrees?

And Hezekiah answered, It is a light thing for the shadow to go down ten degrees: nay, but let the shadow return backward ten degrees.

Hezekiah chose the harder thing that the sun be turned backward 10 degrees instead of forward.

By God’s eternal law it always moves forward but here is a notable miracle of the sun being burned backward; or, technically speaking, the earth revolving back 10 degrees from where it had come on that day.

There is no need to guess how this was done, by eclipse or some other act of nature, for then we begin to question the supernatural.

Could not God turn His earth backward 10 degrees?
If so, then we need not manufacture theories to explain the matter.

– Dake’s A.R.Bible – Page 415 O.T.

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