New International Version
and Nebuchadnezzar himself came up to the city while his officers were besieging it.
King James Bible
And Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came against the city, and his servants did besiege it.
Darby Bible Translation
And Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came against the city, while his servants were besieging it.
World English Bible
Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to the city, while his servants were besieging it;
Young's Literal Translation
and Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon cometh against the city, and his servants are laying siege to it,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jehoiachin was eighteen years old - He is called Jeconiah, 1 Chronicles 3:16, and Coniah, Jeremiah 22:24. In 2 Chronicles 36:9, be is said to be only eight years of age, but this must be a mistake; for we find that, having reigned only three months, he was carried captive to Babylon, and there he had wives; and it is very improbable that a child between eight and nine years of age could have wives; and of such a tender age, it can scarcely be said that, as a king, he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord. The place in Chronicles must be corrupted.
That he was a grievous offender against God, we learn from Jeremiah 22:24, which the reader may consult; and in the man's punishment, see his crimes.
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2 Kings 24:12 Jehoiachin the king of Judah went out to the king of Babylon, he and his mother and his servants and his captains and his officials. So the king of Babylon took him captive in the eighth year of his reign.
LibraryThe Iranian Conquest
Drawn by Boudier, from the engraving in Coste and Flandin. The vignette, drawn by Faucher-Gudin, from a statuette in terra-cotta, found in Southern Russia, represents a young Scythian. The Iranian religions--Cyrus in Lydia and at Babylon: Cambyses in Egypt --Darius and the organisation of the empire. The Median empire is the least known of all those which held sway for a time over the destinies of a portion of Western Asia. The reason of this is not to be ascribed to the shortness of its duration: …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 9
Whether Vengeance Should be Taken on those who have Sinned Involuntarily?
2 Kings 24:10
At that time the officers of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon advanced on Jerusalem and laid siege to it,
2 Kings 24:12
Jehoiachin king of Judah, his mother, his attendants, his nobles and his officials all surrendered to him. In the eighth year of the reign of the king of Babylon, he took Jehoiachin prisoner.
"Say to this rebellious people, 'Do you not know what these things mean?' Say to them: 'The king of Babylon went to Jerusalem and carried off her king and her nobles, bringing them back with him to Babylon.
Then the nations came against him, those from regions round about. They spread their net for him, and he was trapped in their pit.
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