2 Chronicles 36:19

19 They set fire to God’s temple and broke down the wall of Jerusalem; they burned all the palaces and destroyed everything of value there.

2 Chronicles 36:19 in Other Translations

KJV
19 And they burnt the house of God, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces thereof with fire, and destroyed all the goodly vessels thereof.
ESV
19 And they burned the house of God and broke down the wall of Jerusalem and burned all its palaces with fire and destroyed all its precious vessels.
NLT
19 Then his army burned the Temple of God, tore down the walls of Jerusalem, burned all the palaces, and completely destroyed everything of value.
MSG
19 He burned The Temple of God to the ground, knocked down the wall of Jerusalem, and set fire to all the buildings - everything valuable was burned up.
CSB
19 Then the Chaldeans burned God's temple. They tore down Jerusalem's wall, burned down all its palaces, and destroyed all its valuable utensils.

2 Chronicles 36:19 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 36:19

And they burnt the house of the Lord
The temple; of which, and what follows in this verse, (See Gill on Jeremiah 52:13), (See Gill on Jeremiah 52:14).

2 Chronicles 36:19 In-Context

17 He brought up against them the king of the Babylonians, who killed their young men with the sword in the sanctuary, and did not spare young men or young women, the elderly or the infirm. God gave them all into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar.
18 He carried to Babylon all the articles from the temple of God, both large and small, and the treasures of the LORD’s temple and the treasures of the king and his officials.
19 They set fire to God’s temple and broke down the wall of Jerusalem; they burned all the palaces and destroyed everything of value there.
20 He carried into exile to Babylon the remnant, who escaped from the sword, and they became servants to him and his successors until the kingdom of Persia came to power.
21 The land enjoyed its sabbath rests; all the time of its desolation it rested, until the seventy years were completed in fulfillment of the word of the LORD spoken by Jeremiah.

Cross References 5

  • 1. Jeremiah 11:16; Jeremiah 17:27; Jeremiah 21:10,14; Jeremiah 22:7; Jeremiah 32:29; Jeremiah 39:8; Lamentations 4:11; Ezekiel 20:47; Amos 2:5; Zechariah 11:1
  • 2. 1 Kings 9:8-9
  • 3. S 2 Kings 14:13
  • 4. Lamentations 2:6
  • 5. Psalms 79:1-3