Jeremiah 52:10
New International Version
There at Riblah the king of Babylon killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes; he also killed all the officials of Judah.

New Living Translation
The king of Babylon made Zedekiah watch as he slaughtered his sons. He also slaughtered all the officials of Judah at Riblah.

English Standard Version
The king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and also slaughtered all the officials of Judah at Riblah.

Berean Study Bible
There at Riblah the king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and he also killed all the officials of Judah.

King James Bible
And the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes: he slew also all the princes of Judah in Riblah.

New King James Version
Then the king of Babylon killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes. And he killed all the princes of Judah in Riblah.

New American Standard Bible
And the king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and he also slaughtered all the commanders of Judah in Riblah.

NASB 1995
The king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and he also slaughtered all the princes of Judah in Riblah.

NASB 1977
And the king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and he also slaughtered all the princes of Judah in Riblah.

Amplified Bible
The king of Babylon killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes; he also killed all the princes of Judah at Riblah.

Christian Standard Bible
At Riblah the king of Babylon slaughtered Zedekiah’s sons before his eyes, and he also slaughtered the Judean commanders.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
At Riblah the king of Babylon slaughtered Zedekiah's sons before his eyes and also slaughtered the Judean commanders.

American Standard Version
And the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes: he slew also all the princes of Judah in Riblah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the King of Babel slaughtered the children of Tsedeqiah before his eyes, and all the Nobles of Judea he ran through with the sword in Deblath

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the king of Babylon slew the sons of Sedekias before his eyes; and he slew all the princes of Juda in Deblatha.

Contemporary English Version
Zedekiah's sons and the officials of Judah were killed while he watched,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king of Babylon slew the sons of Sedecias before his eyes: and he slew all the princes of Juda in Reblatha.

English Revised Version
And the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes: he slew also all the princes of Judah in Riblah.

Good News Translation
At Riblah he put Zedekiah's sons to death while Zedekiah was looking on and he also had the officials of Judah executed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king of Babylon slaughtered Zedekiah's sons as Zedekiah watched. He also slaughtered all the officials of Judah at Riblah.

International Standard Version
The king of Babylon killed Zedekiah's sons before his eyes, and he also killed all the Judean officials at Riblah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes; he slew also all the princes of Judah in Riblah.

Literal Standard Version
And the king of Babylon slaughters the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and he has also slaughtered all the princes of Judah in Riblah;

NET Bible
The king of Babylon had Zedekiah's sons put to death while Zedekiah was forced to watch. He also had all the nobles of Judah put to death there at Riblah.

New Heart English Bible
The king of Babylon killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes: he killed also all the officials of Judah in Riblah.

World English Bible
The king of Babylon killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes: he killed also all the princes of Judah in Riblah.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king of Babylon slaughtereth the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and also all the princes of Judah hath he slaughtered in Riblah;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Fall of Jerusalem Recounted
9The Chaldeans seized the king and brought him up to the king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, where he pronounced judgment on Zedekiah. 10There at Riblah the king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and he also killed all the officials of Judah. 11Then he put out Zedekiah’s eyes, bound him with bronze shackles, and took him to Babylon, where he kept him in custody until his dying day.…

Cross References
2 Kings 25:7
And they slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes. Then they put out his eyes, bound him with bronze shackles, and took him to Babylon.

Jeremiah 22:30
This is what the LORD says: "Enroll this man as childless, a man who will not prosper in his lifetime. None of his descendants will prosper to sit on the throne of David or to rule again in Judah."

Jeremiah 34:21
And I will deliver Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials into the hands of their enemies who seek their lives, to the army of the king of Babylon that had withdrawn from you.

Jeremiah 39:6
There at Riblah the king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and he also killed all the nobles of Judah.

Ezekiel 11:10
You will fall by the sword, and I will judge you even to the borders of Israel. Then you will know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 24:5
Take the choicest of the flock and pile the fuel beneath it. Bring it to a boil and cook the bones in it.'


Treasury of Scripture

And the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes: he slew also all the princes of Judah in Riblah.

slew

Jeremiah 22:30
Thus saith the LORD, Write ye this man childless, a man that shall not prosper in his days: for no man of his seed shall prosper, sitting upon the throne of David, and ruling any more in Judah.

Jeremiah 39:6,7
Then the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah in Riblah before his eyes: also the king of Babylon slew all the nobles of Judah…

Genesis 21:16
And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lift up her voice, and wept.

he slew

Jeremiah 52:24-27
And the captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the second priest, and the three keepers of the door: …

2 Kings 25:18-21
And the captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the second priest, and the three keepers of the door: …

Ezekiel 9:6
Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the ancient men which were before the house.









(10) He slew also all the princes of Judah in Riblah.--The fact is not stated in 2 Kings 25, but is found in Jeremiah 39:6.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
There at Riblah
בְּרִבְלָֽתָה׃ (bə·riḇ·lā·ṯāh)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 7247: Riblah -- a city in Hamath, also one on southeast border of Israel

the king
מֶֽלֶךְ־ (me·leḵ-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4428: A king

of Babylon
בָּבֶ֛ל (bā·ḇel)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 894: Babylon -- an eastern Mediterranean empire and its capital city

slaughtered
וַיִּשְׁחַ֧ט (way·yiš·ḥaṭ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7819: To slaughter, beat

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

sons
בְּנֵ֥י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

before his eyes,
לְעֵינָ֑יו (lə·‘ê·nāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - cdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

and he also killed
שָׁחַ֥ט (šā·ḥaṭ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7819: To slaughter, beat

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the officials
שָׂרֵ֥י (śā·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

of Judah.
יְהוּדָ֖ה (yə·hū·ḏāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3063: Judah -- 'praised', a son of Jacob, also the southern kingdom, also four Israelites


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