|Overview - Jeremiah 37|
|1||The Egyptians having raised the seige of the Chaldeans, king Zedekiah sends to Jeremiah to pray for the people.|
|6||Jeremiah prophesies the Chaldeans' certain return and victory.|
|11||He is taken for a fugitive, beaten, and put in prison.|
|16||He assures Zedekiah of the captivity.|
|18||Intreating for his liberty, he obtains some favour.|
Jeremiah 37:5 (King James Version)
Then Pharaoh's army was come forth out of Egypt: and when the Chaldeans that besieged Jerusalem heard tidings of them, they departed from Jerusalem.
- This was Pharaoh Hophra, or Apries, as he is called by Herodotus, who succeeded his father Psammis on the throne of Egypt, A
- M. 3410, ; B.C. 594, ; and reigned twenty-five years. Having entered into a confederacy with Zedekiah, ( Ezekiel 17:15, ,)he marched out of Egypt with a great army to his relief; which caused Nebuchadnezzar to raise the siege of Jerusalem to meet him; during which period the transactions detailed here took place.
- 7 ; 2 Kings 24:7 ; Ezekiel 17:15
- 11 ; 34:21