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Jeremiah 39:1 NLT

1 In January of the ninth year of King Zedekiah’s reign, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon came with his entire army to besiege Jerusalem.

References for Jeremiah 39:1

    • a 39:1 - Hebrew In the tenth month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. A number of events in Jeremiah can be cross-checked with dates in surviving Babylonian records and related accurately to our modern calendar. This event occurred on January 15, 588 ; see 52:4a and the note there.
    • b 39:1 - Hebrew Nebuchadrezzar, a variant spelling of Nebuchadnezzar; also in 39:5, 11 .

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      • a 39:1 - Hebrew In the tenth month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. A number of events in Jeremiah can be cross-checked with dates in surviving Babylonian records and related accurately to our modern calendar. This event occurred on January 15, 588 ; see 52:4a and the note there.
      • b 39:1 - Hebrew Nebuchadrezzar, a variant spelling of Nebuchadnezzar; also in 39:5, 11 .
      • c 39:2 - Hebrew On the ninth day of the fourth month. This day was July 18, 586 ; also see note on 39:1a .
      • d 39:3 - Or Nergal-sharezer, Samgar-nebo, Sarsekim.
      • e 39:4 - Hebrew the Arabah.
      • f 39:5 - Or Chaldean; similarly in 39:8 .
      • g 39:16 - Hebrew the Cushite.