2 Kings 25:2
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.

Berean Study Bible
And the city was kept under siege until King Zedekiah’s eleventh year.

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

New King James Version
So the city was besieged until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

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

NASB 1995
So the city was under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

NASB 1977
So the city was under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

Amplified Bible
The city came under siege [for nearly two years] until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

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

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

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

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the city was besieged until the eleventh year of king Sedekias on the ninth day of the month.

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

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

Good News Translation
and kept it under siege until Zedekiah's eleventh year.

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

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

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

Literal Standard Version
And the city enters into siege until the eleventh year 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.

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,

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Nebuchadnezzar Besieges Jerusalem
1So 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 entire army. They encamped outside the city and built a siege wall all around it. 2And the city was kept under siege until King Zedekiah’s eleventh year. 3By the ninth day of the fourth month, the famine in the city was so severe that the people of the land had no food.…

Cross References
2 Kings 25:1
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 entire army. They encamped outside the city and built a siege wall all around it.

2 Kings 25:3
By the ninth day of the fourth month, the famine in the city was so severe that the people of the land had no food.

Jeremiah 32:1
This is 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
And the city was kept under siege until King Zedekiah's eleventh year.


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 Chaldaeans 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).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
And the city
הָעִ֖יר (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

was kept
וַתָּבֹ֥א (wat·tā·ḇō)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

under siege
בַּמָּצ֑וֹר (bam·mā·ṣō·wr)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4692: Something hemming in, a mound, a siege, distress, a fastness

until
עַ֚ד (‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

King
לַמֶּ֖לֶךְ (lam·me·leḵ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

Zedekiah’s
צִדְקִיָּֽהוּ׃ (ṣiḏ·qî·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6667: Zedekiah -- 'Yah is righteousness', six Israelites

eleventh
עַשְׁתֵּ֣י (‘aš·tê)
Number - common singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6249: Eleven, eleventh

year.
שָׁנָ֔ה (šā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8141: A year


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