Verse 28. Jews language - The tradition of the Jews is, that Rabshaketh was an apostate Jew. If so, his ignorance of the God of Israel was the less excusable, and his enmity the less strange: for apostates are usually the most bitter and spiteful enemies.
Verse 31. A present - Upon which terms, I will give you no disturbance; but quietly suffer each of you to enjoy his own possession.