New International Version
Then he put out Zedekiah's eyes and bound him with bronze shackles to take him to Babylon.
King James Bible
Moreover he put out Zedekiah's eyes, and bound him with chains, to carry him to Babylon.
Darby Bible Translation
and he put out the eyes of Zedekiah, and bound him with chains of brass, to carry him to Babylon.
World English Bible
Moreover he put out Zedekiah's eyes, and bound him in fetters, to carry him to Babylon.
Young's Literal Translation
And the eyes of Zedekiah he hath blinded, and he bindeth him with brazen fetters, to bring him in to Babylon.
Jeremiah 39:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Bounds him with chains - Margin: "Two brazen chains;" one for his hands, and the other for his feet.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
chains. Heb. two brasen chains, or fetters.
LibraryEbedmelech the Ethiopian
'For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in Me, saith the Lord.'--JER. xxxix. 18. Ebedmelech is a singular anticipation of that other Ethiopian eunuch whom Philip met on the desert road to Gaza. It is prophetic that on the eve of the fall of the nation, a heathen man should be entering into union with God. It is a picture in little of the rejection of Israel and the ingathering of the Gentiles. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
How those who Use Food Intemperately and those who Use it Sparingly are to be Admonished.
Then the Philistines seized him, gouged out his eyes and took him down to Gaza. Binding him with bronze shackles, they set him to grinding grain in the prison.
2 Kings 25:7
They killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes. Then they put out his eyes, bound him with bronze shackles and took him to Babylon.
For this is what the LORD says: 'I will make you a terror to yourself and to all your friends; with your own eyes you will see them fall by the sword of their enemies. I will give all Judah into the hands of the king of Babylon, who will carry them away to Babylon or put them to the sword.
He will take Zedekiah to Babylon, where he will remain until I deal with him, declares the LORD. If you fight against the Babylonians, you will not succeed.'"
You will not escape from his grasp but will surely be captured and given into his hands. You will see the king of Babylon with your own eyes, and he will speak with you face to face. And you will go to Babylon.
Then he put out Zedekiah's eyes, bound him with bronze shackles and took him to Babylon, where he put him in prison till the day of his death.
I will spread my net for him, and he will be caught in my snare; I will bring him to Babylonia, the land of the Chaldeans, but he will not see it, and there he will die.
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