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Unformatted text preview: ks against it all round….5the army of the built the Chaldeans pursued the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho; all his army was scattered, deserting him. 6Then they Then captured the king and brought him up to the king of Babylon at Riblah, who passed sentence on him. 7They slaughtered the They sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, then put out the eyes of Zedekiah; they bound him in fetters and took him to Babylon. (2 Kings 24: 18—25:7) (2 18 18 The Babylonian Exile The In the fifth month, on the seventh day of the month—which was the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon— the Nebuzaradan, the captain of the bodyguard, a servant of the king Nebuzaradan, of Babylon, came to Jerusalem. 9He burned the house of the He Lord, the king’’s house, and all the houses of Jerusalem; every s Lord, 10 great house he burned down. 10All the army of the Chaldeans great All who were with the captain of the guard broke down the walls 11 around Jerusalem. 11Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard Nebuzaradan carried into exile the rest of the people who were left in the city and the deserters who had defected to the king of Babylon—all 12 the rest of the population. 12But the captain of the guard left some But of the poorest people of the land to be vine-dressers and tillers of the soil. (2 Kings 25: 8-12) the 8 The Babylonian Exile The He appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam son of Shaphan as He governor over the people who remained in the land of Judah, 23 whom King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon had left . 23Now when all whom Now the captains of the forces and their men heard that the king of Babylon had appointed Gedaliah as governor, they came with their men to Gedaliah at Mizpah, namely, Ishmael son of Nethaniah, Johanan son of Kareah, Seraiah son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite, and Jaazaniah son of the Maacathite. 24 24Gedaliah swore to them and their men, saying, ‘Do not be afraid Gedaliah because of the Chaldean officials; live in the land, serve the king...
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