Jeremiah 39:8
New International Version
The Babylonians set fire to the royal palace and the houses of the people and broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

New Living Translation
Meanwhile, the Babylonians burned Jerusalem, including the royal palace and the houses of the people, and they tore down the walls of the city.

English Standard Version
The Chaldeans burned the king’s house and the house of the people, and broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

Berean Study Bible
The Chaldeans set fire to the palace of the king and to the houses of the people, and they broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

King James Bible
And the Chaldeans burned the king's house, and the houses of the people, with fire, and brake down the walls of Jerusalem.

New King James Version
And the Chaldeans burned the king’s house and the houses of the people with fire, and broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible
The Chaldeans also burned the king’s palace and the houses of the people with fire, and they tore down the walls of Jerusalem.

NASB 1995
The Chaldeans also burned with fire the king’s palace and the houses of the people, and they broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

NASB 1977
The Chaldeans also burned with fire the king’s palace and the houses of the people, and they broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

Amplified Bible
The Chaldeans also burned down the king’s palace and the houses of the people, and they broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

Christian Standard Bible
The Chaldeans next burned down the king’s palace and the people’s houses and tore down the walls of Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Chaldeans next burned down the king’s palace and the people’s houses and tore down the walls of Jerusalem.

American Standard Version
And the Chaldeans burned the king's house, and the houses of the people, with fire, and brake down the walls of Jerusalem.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the house of the King and the houses of the people the Chaldeans burned in fire, and they broke down the wall of Jerusalem around it

Contemporary English Version
Meanwhile, the Babylonian army had burned the houses in Jerusalem, including the royal palace, and they had broken down the city walls.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Chaldeans burnt the king's house, and the houses of the people with fire, and they threw down the wall of Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
And the Chaldeans burned the king's house, and the houses of the people, with fire, and brake down the walls of Jerusalem.

Good News Translation
Meanwhile, the Babylonians burned down the royal palace and the houses of the people and tore down the walls of Jerusalem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Babylonians burned down the royal palace and the people's homes, and they tore down the walls of Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
The Chaldeans burned the palace and the houses of the people with fire, and they broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the Chaldeans burned the king's house, and the house of the people, with fire, and broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

Literal Standard Version
And the house of the king, and the house of the people, the Chaldeans have burned with fire, and they have broken down the walls of Jerusalem.

NET Bible
The Babylonians burned down the royal palace, the temple of the LORD, and the people's homes, and they tore down the wall of Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible
The Chaldeans burned the king's house, and the houses of the people, with fire, and broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

World English Bible
The Chaldeans burned the king's house, and the houses of the people, with fire, and broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
And the house of the king, and the house of the people, have the Chaldeans burnt with fire, and the walls of Jerusalem they have broken down.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Fall of Jerusalem
7Then he put out Zedekiah’s eyes and bound him with bronze chains to take him to Babylon. 8 The Chaldeans set fire to the palace of the king and to the houses of the people, and they broke down the walls of Jerusalem. 9Then Nebuzaradan captain of the guard carried away to Babylon the remnant of the people who had remained in the city, along with the deserters who had defected to him.…

Cross References
2 Kings 25:8
On the seventh day of the fifth month, in the nineteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar's reign over Babylon, Nebuzaradan captain of the guard, a servant of the king of Babylon, entered Jerusalem.

2 Kings 25:9
He burned down the house of the LORD, the royal palace, and all the houses of Jerusalem--every significant building.

2 Kings 25:10
And the whole army of the Chaldeans under the captain of the guard broke down the walls around Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 1:3
And they told me, "The remnant who survived the exile are there in the province, in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates are burned with fire."

Psalm 79:7
for they have devoured Jacob and devastated his homeland.

Jeremiah 17:27
But if you do not listen to Me to keep the Sabbath day holy by not carrying a load while entering the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day, then I will kindle an unquenchable fire in its gates to consume the citadels of Jerusalem.'"

Jeremiah 21:10
For I have set My face against this city to bring disaster and not good, declares the LORD. It will be delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon, who will destroy it with fire.'


Treasury of Scripture

And the Chaldeans burned the king's house, and the houses of the people, with fire, and broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

burned.

Jeremiah 7:20
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, mine anger and my fury shall be poured out upon this place, upon man, and upon beast, and upon the trees of the field, and upon the fruit of the ground; and it shall burn, and shall not be quenched.

Jeremiah 9:10-12
For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none can pass through them; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled; they are gone…

Jeremiah 17:27
But if ye will not hearken unto me to hallow the sabbath day, and not to bear a burden, even entering in at the gates of Jerusalem on the sabbath day; then will I kindle a fire in the gates thereof, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.

and brake.

Jeremiah 52:14
And all the army of the Chaldeans, that were with the captain of the guard, brake down all the walls of Jerusalem round about.

2 Kings 25:10
And all the army of the Chaldees, that were with the captain of the guard, brake down the walls of Jerusalem round about.

Nehemiah 1:3
And they said unto me, The remnant that are left of the captivity there in the province are in great affliction and reproach: the wall of Jerusalem also is broken down, and the gates thereof are burned with fire.









(8) And the Chaldeans burned the king's house.--In the fuller account of Jeremiah 52:12, we find that this was the work of Nebuzar-adan, who had been sent by Nebuchadnezzar, on hearing of the capture of the city, and that it included the destruction of the Temple as well as the palace.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The Chaldeans
הַכַּשְׂדִּ֖ים (hak·kaś·dîm)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 3778: Chaldeans -- a region of southern Babylon and its inhab

set fire to
שָׂרְפ֥וּ (śā·rə·p̄ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 8313: To be, on fire

the palace
בֵּ֤ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

of the king
הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

and
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

to the houses
בֵּ֣ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

of the people,
הָעָ֔ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

and
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

they tore down
נָתָֽצוּ׃ (nā·ṯā·ṣū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5422: To pull down, break down

the walls
חֹמ֥וֹת (ḥō·mō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 2346: A wall of protection

of Jerusalem.
יְרוּשָׁלִַ֖ם (yə·rū·šā·lim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel


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