The commander of the guard took as prisoners Seraiah1 the chief priest, Zephaniah2 the priest next in rank and the three doorkeepers.325
Of those still in the city, he took the officer in charge of the fighting men, and seven royal advisers. He also took the secretary4 who was chief officer in charge of conscripting the people of the land and sixty of his men who were found in the city.
Nebuzaradan5 the commander took them all and brought them to the king of Babylon at Riblah.
There at Riblah,6 in the land of Hamath, the king had them executed. So Judah went into captivity, away7 from her land.
This is the number of the people Nebuchadnezzar carried into exile:8 in the seventh year, 3,023 Jews;
in Nebuchadnezzar's eighteenth year, 832 people from Jerusalem;
in his twenty-third year, 745 Jews taken into exile by Nebuzaradan the commander of the imperial guard. There were 4,600 people in all.9