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

Darby Bible Translation
And 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.

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Clarke'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

burned.

Jeremiah 7:20 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, my anger and my fury shall be poured out on this place, on man, and on beast...

Jeremiah 9:10-12 For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation...

Jeremiah 17:27 But if you will not listen to me to hallow the sabbath day, and not to bear a burden...

Jeremiah 21:10 For I have set my face against this city for evil, and not for good, said the LORD...

Jeremiah 34:2,22 Thus said the LORD, the God of Israel; Go and speak to Zedekiah king of Judah, and tell him, Thus said the LORD; Behold...

Jeremiah 37:10 For though you had smitten the whole army of the Chaldeans that fight against you, and there remained but wounded men among them...

Jeremiah 38:18 But if you will not go forth to the king of Babylon's princes, then shall this city be given into the hand of the Chaldeans...

Jeremiah 52:13 And burned the house of the LORD, and the king's house; and all the houses of Jerusalem, and all the houses of the great men...

2 Kings 25:9 And he burnt the house of the LORD, and the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem...

2 Chronicles 36:19 And they burnt the house of God, and broke down the wall of Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces thereof with fire...

Isaiah 5:9 In my ears said the LORD of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.

Lamentations 1:10 The adversary has spread out his hand on all her pleasant things: for she has seen that the heathen entered into her sanctuary...

Lamentations 2:2,7 The LORD has swallowed up all the habitations of Jacob, and has not pitied...

Amos 2:5 But I will send a fire on Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem.

Micah 3:12 Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps...

and brake.

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

Nehemiah 1:3 And they said to me, The remnant that are left of the captivity there in the province are in great affliction and reproach...

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Ebedmelech 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.
(Admonition 20.) Differently to be admonished are the gluttonous and the abstinent. For superfluity of speech, levity of conduct, and lechery accompany the former; but the latter often the sin of impatience, and often that of pride. For were it not the case that immoderate loquacity carries away the gluttonous, that rich man who is said to have fared sumptuously every day would not burn more sorely than elsewhere in his tongue, saying, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
2 Kings 25:8
On the seventh day of the fifth month, in the nineteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard, an official of the king of Babylon, came to Jerusalem.

2 Kings 25:9
He set fire to the temple of the LORD, the royal palace and all the houses of Jerusalem. Every important building he burned down.

2 Kings 25:10
The whole Babylonian army under the commander of the imperial guard broke down the walls around Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 1:3
They said to me, "Those who survived the exile and are back in the province are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire."

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

Jeremiah 17:27
But if you do not obey me to keep the Sabbath day holy by not carrying any load as you come through the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day, then I will kindle an unquenchable fire in the gates of Jerusalem that will consume her fortresses.'"

Jeremiah 21:10
I have determined to do this city harm and not good, declares the LORD. It will be given into the hands of the king of Babylon, and he will destroy it with fire.'

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