Ezekiel 1:2

2 On the fifth of the month—it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin—

Read Ezekiel 1:2 Using Other Translations

In the fifth day of the month, which was the fifth year of king Jehoiachin's captivity,
On the fifth day of the month (it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin),
This happened during the fifth year of King Jehoiachin’s captivity.

What does Ezekiel 1:2 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Ezekiel 1:2

In the fifth [day] of the month
The month Tammuz, as before:

(which [was] the fifth year of Jehoiachin's captivity)
; the same with Jeconiah and Coniah, as he is sometimes called; he was taken by the king of Babylon, when he had reigned but three months, and his captivity held seven and thirty years, ( 2 Kings 24:8 2 Kings 24:12 ) ( 25:27 ) .

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