2 in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the city wall was abreached.
3 Then all the aofficials of the king of Babylon came in and sat down at the bMiddle Gate: Nergal-sar-ezer, Samgar-nebu, Sar-sekim the 1Rab-saris, Nergal-sar-ezer the 2Rab-mag, and all the rest of the officials of the king of Babylon.
4 When Zedekiah the king of Judah and all the men of war saw them, they afled and went out of the city at night by way of the king’s garden through the gate bbetween the two walls; and he went out toward the 1Arabah.
5 But the army of the aChaldeans pursued them and overtook Zedekiah in the bplains of Jericho; and they seized him and brought him up to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon at cRiblah in the land of Hamath, and he passed sentence on him.
9 As for the rest of the people who were left in the city, the 1adeserters who had gone over to him and bthe rest of the people who remained, cNebuzaradan the dcaptain of the bodyguard carried them into exile in Babylon.
11 Now Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon gave orders about aJeremiah through Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard, saying,
15 Now the word of the Lord had come to Jeremiah while he was aconfined in the court of the guardhouse, saying,
16 “Go and speak to aEbed-melech the Ethiopian, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, “Behold, I am about to bring My words on this city bfor disaster and not for 1prosperity; and they will ctake place before you on that day.
17 “But I will adeliver you on that day,” declares the Lord, “and you will not be given into the hand of the men whom you dread.
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