5 And to qqthe others he said in †mine hearing, Go ye after him through the city, and smite: rlet not your eye spare, neither have ye pity: 6 sSlay †utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but tcome not near any man upon whom is nthe mark; and ubegin at my sanctuary. Then they began at vthe ancient men which were before the house. 7 And he said unto them, wDefile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go ye forth. And they went forth, and slew in the city.
Comp. 2 Chr. 36:17.
Comp. Rev. 9:4.
See Jer. 25:29.
See ch. 7:21.
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