4 When Zedekiah king of Judah and all the soldiers saw them, they fled; they left the city at night by way of the king’s garden, through the gate between the two walls, and headed toward the Arabah.a
References for Jeremiah 39:4
    • ¯ 39:4 - Or "the Jordan Valley"
      5 But the Babylonianb army pursued them and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho. They captured him and took him to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, where he pronounced sentence on him.
      References for Jeremiah 39:5
      6 There at Riblah the king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes and also killed all the nobles of Judah.
      References for Jeremiah 39:6
      7 Then he put out Zedekiah’s eyes and bound him with bronze shackles to take him to Babylon.
      References for Jeremiah 39:7