2 Kings 23:27

27 So the LORD said, “I will remove Judah also from my presence as I removed Israel, and I will reject Jerusalem, the city I chose, and this temple, about which I said, ‘My Name shall be there.’a

Read 2 Kings 23:27 Using Other Translations

And the LORD said, I will remove Judah also out of my sight, as I have removed Israel, and will cast off this city Jerusalem which I have chosen, and the house of which I said, My name shall be there.
And the LORD said, "I will remove Judah also out of my sight, as I have removed Israel, and I will cast off this city that I have chosen, Jerusalem, and the house of which I said, My name shall be there."
For the LORD said, “I will also banish Judah from my presence just as I have banished Israel. And I will reject my chosen city of Jerusalem and the Temple where my name was to be honored.”

What does 2 Kings 23:27 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Kings 23:27

And the Lord said, I will remove Judah also out of my sight,
as I have removed Israel.
] Not from his all seeing eye, but from being the object of his special care and protection; the meaning is, that he would suffer them to he carried out of their land into captivity as Israel was; this he had said in his heart, was determined upon; the decree was gone forth, and it was irrevocable:

and will cast off this city Jerusalem which I have chosen:
for the place of his worship, the people having forsaken his worship there, and followed after idols:

and the house of which I said, my name shall be there;
the temple, called after his name, and where his name was to be, and had been, called upon.

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