2 Kings 24:16
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
He also exiled 7,000 of the best troops and 1,000 craftsmen and artisans, all of whom were strong and fit for war.

King James Bible
And all the men of might, even seven thousand, and craftsmen and smiths a thousand, all that were strong and apt for war, even them the king of Babylon brought captive to Babylon.

Darby Bible Translation
and all the men of valour, seven thousand, and the craftsmen and smiths a thousand, all strong men apt for war, and the king of Babylon brought them captive to Babylon.

World English Bible
All the men of might, even seven thousand, and the craftsmen and the smiths one thousand, all of them strong and apt for war, even them the king of Babylon brought captive to Babylon.

Young's Literal Translation
and all the men of valour seven thousand, and the artificers and the smiths a thousand, the whole are mighty men, warriors; and the king of Babylon bringeth them in a captivity to Babylon.

2 Kings 24:16 Parallel
Commentary
2 Kings 24:16 Parallel Commentaries
Library
Approaching Doom
The first years of Jehoiakim's reign were filled with warnings of approaching doom. The word of the Lord spoken by the prophets was about to be fulfilled. The Assyrian power to the northward, long supreme, was no longer to rule the nations. Egypt on the south, in whose power the king of Judah was vainly placing his trust, was soon to receive a decided check. All unexpectedly a new world power, the Babylonian Empire, was rising to the eastward and swiftly overshadowing all other nations. Within a
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Kings
The book[1] of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.),
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Kings 24:14
King Nebuchadnezzar took all of Jerusalem captive, including all the commanders and the best of the soldiers, craftsmen, and artisans--10,000 in all. Only the poorest people were left in the land.

Jeremiah 22:25
I will hand you over to those who seek to kill you, those you so desperately fear--to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon and the mighty Babylonian army.

Ezekiel 17:13
He made a treaty with a member of the royal family and forced him to take an oath of loyalty. He also exiled Israel's most influential leaders,

Jump to Previous
Able Apt Arms Artificers Artisans Babylon Captive Captivity Craftsmen Deported Entire Exile Expert Fighting Fit Force Metal-Workers Mighty Prisoners Seven Smiths Strong Thousand Valor War Warriors Whole Workmen
Jump to Next
Able Apt Arms Artificers Artisans Babylon Captive Captivity Craftsmen Deported Entire Exile Expert Fighting Fit Force Metal-Workers Mighty Prisoners Seven Smiths Strong Thousand Valor War Warriors Whole Workmen
Links
2 Kings 24:16 NIV
2 Kings 24:16 NLT
2 Kings 24:16 ESV
2 Kings 24:16 NASB
2 Kings 24:16 KJV

2 Kings 24:16 Bible Apps
2 Kings 24:16 Biblia Paralela
2 Kings 24:16 Chinese Bible
2 Kings 24:16 French Bible
2 Kings 24:16 German Bible

2 Kings 24:16 Commentaries

Bible Hub
2 Kings 24:15
Top of Page
Top of Page