2 Kings 25:2
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New International Version
The city was kept under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

New Living Translation
Jerusalem was kept under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah's reign.

English Standard Version
So the city was besieged till the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

New American Standard Bible
So the city was under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

King James Bible
And the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The city was under siege until King Zedekiah's eleventh year.

International Standard Version
The city remained under siege until the eleventh year of the reign of King Zedekiah.

NET Bible
The city remained under siege until King Zedekiah's eleventh year.

New Heart English Bible
So the city was besieged to the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The blockade of the city lasted until Zedekiah's eleventh year as king.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

New American Standard 1977
So the city was under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

King James 2000 Bible
And the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

American King James Version
And the city was besieged to the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

American Standard Version
So the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the city was shut up and besieged till the eleventh year of king Sedecias,

Darby Bible Translation
And the city was besieged until the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

English Revised Version
So the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the city was besieged to the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

World English Bible
So the city was besieged to the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

Young's Literal Translation
And the city entereth into siege till the eleventh year of king Zedekiah,
Study Bible
Nebuchadnezzar Besieges Jerusalem
1Now in the ninth year of his reign, on the tenth day of the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he and all his army, against Jerusalem, camped against it and built a siege wall all around it. 2So the city was under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah. 3On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was so severe in the city that there was no food for the people of the land.…
Cross References
2 Kings 25:1
Now in the ninth year of his reign, on the tenth day of the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he and all his army, against Jerusalem, camped against it and built a siege wall all around it.

2 Kings 25:3
On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was so severe in the city that there was no food for the people of the land.

Jeremiah 32:1
The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD in the tenth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, which was the eighteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar.

Jeremiah 52:5
So the city was under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.
Treasury of Scripture

And the city was besieged to the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

(2) Unto the eleventh year.--The siege lasted altogether one year, five months, and twenty-seven days (2Kings 25:1 compared with 2Kings 25:8). The Chaldans raised the siege for a time, and marched against Pharaoh-Hophra, who was coming to the help of the Jews (Jeremiah 37:5 seq.; comp. Ezekiel 17:17; Ezekiel 30:20 seq.)

Verse 2. - And the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of King Zedekiah. The writer omits all the details of the siege, and hastens to the final catastrophe. From Jeremiah and Ezekiel we learn that, after the siege had continued a certain time, the Egyptian monarch, Hophra or Apries, made an effort to carry out the terms of his agreement with Zedekiah, and marched an army into Southern Judaea, with the view of raising the siege (Jeremiah 37:5; Ezekiel 17:17). Nebuchadnezzar hastened to meet him. With the whole or the greater part of his host he marched southward and offered battle to the Egyptians. Whether an engagement took place or not is uncertain. Josephus affirms it, and says that Apries was "defeated and driven out of Syria" ('Ant. Jud.,' 10:7. § 3). The silence of Jeremiah is thought to throw doubt on his assertion. At any rate, the Egyptians retired (Jeremiah 37:7) and took no further part in the struggle. The Babylonians returned, and the siege recommenced. A complete blockade was established, and the defenders of the city soon began to suffer from famine (Jeremiah 21:7, 9; Lamentations 2:12, 20). Ere long, as so often happens in sieges, famine was followed by pestilence (Jeremiah 21:6, 7; Josephus, 'Ant. Jud.,' l.s.c.), and after a time the place was reduced to the last extremity (Lamentations 4:3-9). Bread was no longer to be had, and mothers devoured their children (Lamentations 4:10). At length a breach was effected in the defenses; the enemy poured in; and the city fell (see the comment on ver. 4). 25:1-7 Jerusalem was so fortified, that it could not be taken till famine rendered the besieged unable to resist. In the prophecy and Lamentations of Jeremiah, we find more of this event; here it suffices to say, that the impiety and misery of the besieged were very great. At length the city was taken by storm. The king, his family, and his great men escaped in the night, by secret passages. But those deceive themselves who think to escape God's judgments, as much as those who think to brave them. By what befell Zedekiah, two prophecies, which seemed to contradict each other, were both fulfilled. Jeremiah prophesied that Zedekiah should be brought to Babylon, Jer 32:5; 34:3; Ezekiel, that he should not see Babylon, Eze 12:13. He was brought thither, but his eyes being put out, he did not see it.
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