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 2 Kings 24:20 - 25:7
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   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 24
24:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
It was because of the LORD's anger that all this happened to Jerusalem and Judah, and in the end he thrust them from his presence. Now Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon.
 
   Chapter 25
25:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So in the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign, on the tenth day of the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon marched against Jerusalem with his whole army. He encamped outside the city and built siege works all around it.
 
25:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The city was kept under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.
 
25:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
By the ninth day of the [fourth] F70 month the famine in the city had become so severe that there was no food for the people to eat.
 
25:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then the city wall was broken through, and the whole army fled at night through the gate between the two walls near the king's garden, though the Babylonians F71 were surrounding the city. They fled toward the Arabah, F72
 
25:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
but the Babylonian F73 army pursued the king and overtook him in the plains of Jericho. All his soldiers were separated from him and scattered,
 
25:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and he was captured. He was taken to the king of Babylon at Riblah, where sentence was pronounced on him.
 
25:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes. Then they put out his eyes, bound him with bronze shackles and took him to Babylon.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F70 See Jer. 52:6.
F71 Or Chaldeans; also in verses 13, 25 and 26
F72 Or the Jordan Valley
F73 Or Chaldean; also in verses 10 and 24

 
 

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