25but in the seventh but month ishmael son of

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Unformatted text preview: 25 of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.’ 25But in the seventh But month, Ishmael son of Nethaniah son of Elishama, of the royal family, came with ten men; they struck down Gedaliah so that he died, along with the Judeans and Chaldeans who were with him 26 at Mizpah. 26Then all the people, high and low,* and the captains of the forces, set out and went to Egypt; for they were afraid of the Chaldeans.(2 Kings 25:22-26) the 22 22 The Babylonian Exile The In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of King Jehoiachin of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-seventh day of the month, King Evil-merodach of Babylon, in the year that he began to reign, released King Jehoiachin of Judah from prison; 28 28he spoke kindly to him, and gave him a seat above the other he 29 seats of the kings who were with him in Babylon. 29So So Jehoiachin put aside his prison clothes. Every day of his life he 30 dined regularly in the king’’s presence. 30For his allowance, a s dined For regular allowance was given him by the king, a portion every day, as long as he lived. (2 Kings 25: 27-30) day, 27 27 Rations to Jehoiachin Rations 32 pints (of sesame oil) for Jehoiachin king of Judah 5 pints (of sesame oil) for [the 5] sons of the king of Judah 8 pints (of sesame oil) for 8 men of Judah: 1 pint each Jeremiah 29 1These are the words of the letter that the prophet Jeremiah These sent from Jerusalem to the remaining elders among the exiles, and to the priests, the prophets, and all the people, whom Nebuchadnezzar had taken into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon. 2 This was after King Jeconiah, and the queen mother, the court This officials, the leaders of Judah and Jerusalem, the artisans, and the smiths had departed from Jerusalem. 3The letter was sent by the The hand of Elasah son of Shaphan and Gemariah son of Hilkiah, whom King Zedekiah of Judah sent to Babylon to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. It said: 4Thus says the Lord of hosts, Thus the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: 5Build houses and live in t...
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