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2 Kings 25:1 NIV

The Fall of Jerusalem

1 So in the ninth year of Zedekiah’s reign, on the tenth day of the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon marched against Jerusalem with his whole army. He encamped outside the city and built siege works all around it.

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  • a 25:3 - Probable reading of the original Hebrew text (see Jer. 52:6); Masoretic Text does not have "fourth" .
  • b 25:4 - Or "Chaldeans" ; also in verses 13, 25 and 26
  • c 25:4 - Or "the Jordan Valley"
  • d 25:5 - Or "Chaldean" ; also in verses 10 and 24
  • e 25:17 - That is, about 27 feet or about 8.1 meters
  • f 25:17 - That is, about 4 1/2 feet or about 1.4 meters