New American Standard Bible
He did evil in the sight of the LORD his God; he did not humble himself before Jeremiah the prophet who spoke for the LORD.
King James Bible
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD his God, and humbled not himself before Jeremiah the prophet speaking from the mouth of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And he did evil in the sight of Jehovah his God; he humbled not himself before the prophet Jeremiah speaking from the mouth of Jehovah.
World English Bible
and he did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh his God; he didn't humble himself before Jeremiah the prophet [speaking] from the mouth of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
and he doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah his God, he hath not been humbled before Jeremiah the prophet speaking from the mouth of Jehovah;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
On Zedekiah's character, see 2 Kings 24:19 note.
LibraryThe Last King of Judah
Zedekiah at the beginning of his reign was trusted fully by the king of Babylon and had as a tried counselor the prophet Jeremiah. By pursuing an honorable course toward the Babylonians and by paying heed to the messages from the Lord through Jeremiah, he could have kept the respect of many in high authority and have had opportunity to communicate to them a knowledge of the true God. Thus the captive exiles already in Babylon would have been placed on vantage ground and granted many liberties; the …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
2 Chronicles 33:23
Moreover, he did not humble himself before the LORD as his father Manasseh had done, but Amon multiplied guilt.
The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests who were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin,
Then Jeremiah said to them, "You shall say to Zedekiah as follows:
"Thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'Go and speak to Zedekiah king of Judah and say to him: "Thus says the LORD, 'Behold, I am giving this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will burn it with fire.
But neither he nor his servants nor the people of the land listened to the words of the LORD which He spoke through Jeremiah the prophet.
He did evil in the sight of the LORD like all that Jehoiakim had done.
"Yet you, his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, even though you knew all this,
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