Jeremiah 52 LEB

The Fall of Jerusalem

1 Zedekiah [was] {twenty-one years old} at his beginning to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And the name of his mother [was] Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.

References for Jeremiah 52:1

    • a 52:1 - Literally "a son of twenty-one year"
    • b 52:1 - Hebrew "year"
      2 And he did evil in the eyes of Yahweh like all that Jehoiakim had done.
      3 For because of the {anger} of Yahweh this happened in Jerusalem and Judah until his casting them from his {presence}. And Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon.

      References for Jeremiah 52:3

        • c 52:3 - Literally "nose"
        • d 52:3 - Literally "face"
          4 {And then} in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, on the tenth [day] of the month, Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon came against Jerusalem, he and all his army. And they laid siege to it, and built siege works against it all around.

          References for Jeremiah 52:4

            • e 52:4 - Literally "And it was"
            • f 52:4 - Literally "siege work"
              5 So the city came {under siege} until [the] eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

              References for Jeremiah 52:5

                • g 52:5 - Literally "into the siege"
                  6 In the fourth month, on [the] ninth [day] of the month, the famine in the city became severe and there was no food for the people of the land.
                  7 Then the city was breached, and all {the soldiers} fled and went out from the city [by] night [by the] way of [the] gate between the two walls that [are] at the garden of the king, though [the] Chaldeans [were] all around the city. And they went [in] the direction of the Jordan Valley.

                  References for Jeremiah 52:7

                    • h 52:7 - Literally "the men of the battle"
                    • i 52:7 - Or "Arabah"
                      8 But the army of [the] Chaldeans pursued after the king and they overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho, and all his army was scattered from him.
                      9 Then they captured the king and brought him up to the king of Babylon [at] Riblah in the land of Hamath, and {he passed sentence on him}.

                      References for Jeremiah 52:9

                        • j 52:9 - Literally "he spoke to him judgments"
                          10 And the king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and he also slaughtered all the officials of Judah at Riblah.
                          11 Then he made blind the eyes of Zedekiah, and they tied him up with bronze fetters, and the king of Babylon brought him [to] Babylon. And he put him in {prison} until the day of his death.

                          References for Jeremiah 52:11

                            • k 52:11 - Literally "the house of the watch"
                              12 Now in the fifth month, on the tenth [day] of the month, which [was the] nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, Nebuzaradan [the] captain of [the] guard, who stood {before} the king of Babylon, entered into Jerusalem.

                              References for Jeremiah 52:12

                                • l 52:12 - Hebrew "guards"
                                • m 52:12 - Literally "to the face of"
                                  13 And he burned the {temple} of Yahweh, and the palace of the king, and all the houses of Jerusalem, even every great house he burned with fire.

                                  References for Jeremiah 52:13

                                    • n 52:13 - Literally "house"
                                    • o 52:13 - Or "house"
                                      14 And all the army of [the] Chaldeans who [were] with [the] captain of [the] guard broke down all the walls of Jerusalem all around.

                                      References for Jeremiah 52:14

                                        • p 52:14 - Hebrew "guards"
                                          15 And Nebuzaradan [the] captain of [the] guard deported [some] of the poor of the people, and the rest of the people who were left in the city, and the deserters who deserted to the king of Babylon, along with the rest of the craftsmen.

                                          References for Jeremiah 52:15

                                            • q 52:15 - Hebrew "guards"
                                              16 But Nebuzaradan [the] captain of [the] guard left [some] of the poor of the land [to serve] as vinedressers and farmers.

                                              References for Jeremiah 52:16

                                                • r 52:16 - Hebrew "guards"
                                                  17 And [the] Chaldeans broke the pillars of bronze that [were] in the {temple} of Yahweh, and the kettle stands and the sea of bronze that [were] in the {temple} of Yahweh, and they carried all their bronze [to] Babylon.

                                                  References for Jeremiah 52:17

                                                    • s 52:17 - Literally "house"
                                                    • t 52:17 - Literally "house"
                                                      18 And they took with them the pots, and the shovels, and the snuffers, and the sprinkling bowls, and the pans, and all the vessels of bronze which [were used in temple] service.
                                                      19 And [the] captain of [the] guard [took] the bowls, and the firepans, and the sprinkling bowls, and the pots, and the lampstands, and the pans, and the libation bowls, {those made of solid gold} and {those made of solid silver}.

                                                      References for Jeremiah 52:19

                                                        • u 52:19 - Hebrew "guards"
                                                        • v 52:19 - Literally "which gold gold"
                                                        • w 52:19 - Literally "which silver silver"
                                                          20 The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve bronze oxen that [were] under the kettle stands which King Solomon had made for the {temple} of Yahweh--there was not a weight for the bronze of all these vessels!

                                                          References for Jeremiah 52:20

                                                            • x 52:20 - Literally "house"
                                                              21 Now the pillars, [the] height of one pillar [was] eighteen cubits, and a thread of twelve cubits surrounded it, and its thickness [was] four fingers, hollowed out.

                                                              References for Jeremiah 52:21

                                                                • y 52:21 - Hebrew "cubit"
                                                                • z 52:21 - Hebrew "cubit"
                                                                  22 And a capital upon it [was] bronze and the height of the one capital [was] five cubits, and latticework and pomegranates [were] on the capital on all sides, all [of] bronze. And like these [was] the second pillar with pomegranates.
                                                                  23 And there were ninety-six pomegranates {on the sides}; all the pomegranates on the latticework on all sides [were] a hundred.

                                                                  References for Jeremiah 52:23

                                                                    • { 52:23 - Literally "breath"
                                                                      24 Then [the] captain of [the] guard took Seraiah {the chief priest}, and Zephaniah {the second priest}, and three keepers of the threshold.

                                                                      References for Jeremiah 52:24

                                                                        • | 52:24 - Hebrew "guards"
                                                                        • } 52:24 - Literally "the priest of the head"
                                                                        • ~ 52:24 - Literally "the priest of the second"
                                                                          25 And from the city he took one high official who was chief officer over {the soldiers}, and seven men of {the king's advisors} who were found in the city, and the secretary of the commander of the army who levied for military service the people of the land, and sixty men of the people of the land who were found in the midst of the city.

                                                                          References for Jeremiah 52:25

                                                                            •  52:25 - Literally "the men of the battle"
                                                                            • € 52:25 - Literally "those who see the face of the king"
                                                                            •  52:25 - Hebrew "man"
                                                                              26 Then Nebuzaradan [the] captain of [the] guard took them and brought them to the king of Babylon [at] Riblah.

                                                                              References for Jeremiah 52:26

                                                                                • ‚ 52:26 - Hebrew "guards"
                                                                                  27 And the king of Babylon struck them down and killed them at Riblah in the land of Hamath. So Judah left from its land.
                                                                                  28 This [is the number of] the people whom Nebuchadnezzar deported: in [the] seventh year, three thousand twenty-three Judeans;
                                                                                  29 in [the] eighteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar, eight hundred and thirty-two persons from Jerusalem;

                                                                                  References for Jeremiah 52:29

                                                                                    • ƒ 52:29 - Hebrew "person"
                                                                                      30 in [the] twenty-third year of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuzaradan, [the] captain of [the] guard, deported seven hundred and forty-five Judean persons; [there were] four thousand six hundred persons in all.

                                                                                      References for Jeremiah 52:30

                                                                                        • „ 52:30 - Hebrew "guards"
                                                                                        • … 52:30 - Hebrew "person"
                                                                                        • † 52:30 - Hebrew "person"

                                                                                          An Allowance for Jehoiachin

                                                                                          31 {And then} in [the] thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin, the king of Judah, in [the] twelfth month, on [the] twenty-fifth [day] of the month, Evil-merodach, the king of Babylon, in the [first] year of his reign, lifted up the head of Jehoiachin, the king of Judah, and brought him out from {prison}.

                                                                                          References for Jeremiah 52:31

                                                                                            • ‡ 52:31 - Literally "and it was"
                                                                                            • ˆ 52:31 - Literally "the house of the imprisonment"
                                                                                              32 Then he spoke with him kindly and gave his seat above the seats of the kings who [were] with him in Babylon.

                                                                                              References for Jeremiah 52:32

                                                                                                • ‰ 52:32 - Hebrew "seat"
                                                                                                  33 So he changed the garments of his imprisonment and he ate food {before him} continually all the days of his life.

                                                                                                  References for Jeremiah 52:33

                                                                                                    • Š 52:33 - Literally "to the face of him"
                                                                                                      34 And his allowance, a continual allowance was given to him by the king of Babylon {on a daily basis} all the days of his life up to the day of his death.

                                                                                                      References for Jeremiah 52:34

                                                                                                        • ‹ 52:34 - Literally "a matter of a day in its day"