Isaiah 39:5 - AMP - Then said Isaiah to Hezekiah, Hear the word of... Study verse in the The Amplified Bible
AMP : Isaiah 39 MSG 1. 39 At that time Merodach-baladan the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent envoys with letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that he had been sick and had recovered. 2 Hezekiah received the envoys gladly and showed them what was in his storehouses—the silver, the gold, the spices, the fine olive oil—his entire armory and everything found among his treasures. Contextual Overview 5 Then said Isaiah to Hezekiah, Hear the word of the Lord of hosts: 6 Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and that which your predecessors have stored up till this day, shall be carried to Babylon. And Hezekiah said, They came to me from a far country, even from Babylon. The rest of Isaiah (chapters 39 through 66) will prophetically speak to the threat of the coming Babylonian Empire. 39 At that time Marduk-Baladan son of Baladan king of Babylon sent Hezekiah letters and a gift, because he had heard of his illness and recovery. 4 And they shall spring up among the grass like willows or poplars by the watercourses. 104:30; Ezek. CHAPTER 39. Merodach-baladan--For a hundred fifty years before the overthrow of Nineveh by Cyaxares the Mede, a succession of rulers, mostly viceroys of Assyria, ruled Babylon, from the time of Nabonassar, 747 B.C.That date is called "the Era of Nabonassar." They are come from a far country unto me, even from Babylon. Chapter 39 1 AT THAT time Merodach-baladan son of Baladan king of Babylon sent [messengers with] letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he had heard that he had been sick and had recovered. The restored earth and the restored people will then conform to the divine ideal, and all will result in the praise and glory of the Holy One of … Isaiah 39:3 During this period Babylon was not regarded as a threat. At that time Merodach-baladan son of Baladan king of Babylon sent [messengers with] letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he had heard that he had been sick … 32:15; 35:6, 7; Joel 2:28; John 7:37-39.] [II Kings 20:12-19.] Isaiah 39 Hezekiah Shows His Treasures 1 At that time Merodach-baladan son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent [messengers with] letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he had heard that he had been sick and had recovered.

39 At that time Merodachbaladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah: for he had heard that he had been sick, and was recovered. I refrence Isaiah 39 and Isaiah 38:20. Isaiah Chapter 39 At that time Merodachbaladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah: for he had heard that he had been sick, and was recovered. ), with the help of the Elamites and ruled there 11 years before being driven out by Sargon II of Assyria (in 710 B.C.
The first part of Isaiah (chapters 1 through 38) mainly dealt with the present threat from the Assyrian Empire. Isaiah, understanding thereof, foretells the Babylonian captivity.