27 1Now it came about in the thirty-seventh * year of 2the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth * month, on the twenty-seventh * day of the month, that Evil-merodach king of Babylon, in the year that he became king, 3released * Jehoiachin king of Judah from prison *;
References for 2 Kings 25:27
28 and he 4spoke kindly to him and set his throne above * the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon.
References for 2 Kings 25:28
29 Jehoiachin changed his prison clothes and 5had his meals in the king's presence regularly all the days of his life;
References for 2 Kings 25:29
    • m 25:29 - Lit "he"
    • n 25:29 - Lit "ate bread"
    • o 25:29 - Lit "his presence"
      30 and for his 6allowance, a regular allowance was given him by the king, a portion for each day, all the days of his life.
      References for 2 Kings 25:30