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2 Kings 25:21 NLT

21 And there at Riblah, in the land of Hamath, the king of Babylon had them all put to death. So the people of Judah were sent into exile from their land.

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  • a 25:1 - Hebrew on the tenth day of the tenth month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. A number of events in 2 Kings can be cross-checked with dates in surviving Babylonian records and related accurately to our modern calendar. This day was January 15, 588
  • b 25:3 - Hebrew By the ninth day of the [fourth] month [in the eleventh year of Zedekiah’s reign] (compare Jer 39:2 ; 52:6 and the notes there). This day was July 18, 586 ; also see note on 25:1 .
  • c 25:4 - Or the Chaldeans; also in 25:13, 25, 26 .
  • d 25:4 - As in Greek version (see also Jer 39:4 ; 52:7 ); Hebrew lacks escaped.
  • e 25:4 - Hebrew the Arabah.
  • f 25:5 - Or Chaldean ; also in 25:10, 24 .
  • g 25:8 - Hebrew On the seventh day of the fifth month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This day was August 14, 586 ; also see note on 25:1 .
  • h 25:9 - Or destroyed the houses of all the important people.
  • i 25:17 - Hebrew 18 cubits [8.3 meters].
  • j 25:17 - As in parallel texts at 1 Kgs 7:16, 2 Chr 3:15, and Jer 52:22, all of which read 5 cubits [2.3 meters]; Hebrew reads 3 cubits, which is 4.5 feet or 1.4 meters.
  • k 25:23 - As in parallel text at Jer 40:8 ; Hebrew reads Jaazaniah, a variant spelling of Jezaniah.
  • l 25:25 - Hebrew in the seventh month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This month occurred within the months of October and November 586 ; also see note on 25:1 .
  • m 25:27 - Hebrew He raised the head of.
  • n 25:27 - As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Greek and Syriac versions (see also Jer 52:31 ); Masoretic Text lacks released him.
  • o 25:27 - Hebrew on the twenty-seventh day of the twelfth month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This day was April 2, 561 ; also see note on 25:1 .