"For this is what the LORD Almighty says about the bronze pillars in front of the Temple, the bronze Sea in the Temple courtyard, the bronze water carts, and all the other ceremonial articles.
King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon left them here when he exiled Jehoiachin a son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, to Babylon, along with all the other important people of Judah and Jerusalem.
Yes, this is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says about the precious things kept in the Temple and in the palace of Judah's king:
They will all be carried away to Babylon and will stay there until I send for them, says the LORD. But someday I will bring them back to Jerusalem again."
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