27 In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of King Jehoiachin of Judah, Evil-merodach ascended to the Babylonian throne. He was kind to Jehoiachin and released him from prison on April 2 of that year.

References for 2 Kings 25:27

    • 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 .