2 Kings 24:15

2 Kings 24:15

And he carried away Jehoiachin to Babylon
Where he continued at least thirty seven years, ( 2 Kings 25:27 )

and the king's mother;
whose name was Nehushta, ( 2 Kings 24:8 )

and the king's wives;
for though he was so young, it seems he had many wives, as was the custom of those times; or his "women", who were either his concubines, or servants in his family:

and his officers;
in his court: and the mighty of the land; the princes and nobles thereof; or "the fools of the land", as the word is written; so the people generally were:

those carried he into captivity from Jerusalem to Babylon;
which, according to Bunting F19, were six hundred and eighty miles distant from each other.


F19 Travels p. 198.