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Next day’s Daf Yomi – Bava Kamma 17
Why was Chizkiyahu liable to receive the severe punishment of death on account of his failure to marry, which is merely a mitzvas asei that generally doesn’t carry a death penalty?
Rabban Yochanan ben Zakai expressed to his students his uncertainty regarding “on which path they will take me – Gehinom or Gan Eden”. However at the very end the Gemara relates that he exclaimed “prepare a chair for Chizkiyahu who has come to escort me” which apparently indicates he was on the way to Gan Eden!