Jeremiah 52:6

6 By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine in the city had become so severe that there was no food for the people to eat.

Jeremiah 52:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 And in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.
ESV
6 On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was so severe in the city that there was no food for the people of the land.
NLT
6 By July 18 in the eleventh year of Zedekiah’s reign, the famine in the city had become very severe, and the last of the food was entirely gone.
MSG
6 By the fourth month of Zedekiah's eleventh year, on the ninth day of the month, the famine was so bad that there wasn't so much as a crumb of bread for anyone.
CSB
6 By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was so severe in the city that the people of the land had no food.

Jeremiah 52:6 In-Context

4 So in the ninth year of Zedekiah’s reign, on the tenth day of the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon marched against Jerusalem with his whole army. They encamped outside the city and built siege works all around it.
5 The city was kept under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.
6 By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine in the city had become so severe that there was no food for the people to eat.
7 Then the city wall was broken through, and the whole army fled. They left the city at night through the gate between the two walls near the king’s garden, though the Babylonians were surrounding the city. They fled toward the Arabah,
8 but the Babylonian army pursued King Zedekiah and overtook him in the plains of Jericho. All his soldiers were separated from him and scattered,

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Leviticus 26:26; S Isaiah 3:1; Lamentations 1:11
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