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10 At the turn of the year (A)King Nebuchadnezzar summoned him and took him to Babylon, (B)with the costly articles from the house of the Lord, and made (C)Zedekiah,[a] [b]Jehoiakim’s brother, king over Judah and Jerusalem.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 36:10 Or Mattaniah
  2. 2 Chronicles 36:10 Lit. his brother, 2 Kin. 24:17

(A)Kish[a] had been carried away from Jerusalem with the captives who had been captured with [b]Jeconiah king of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away.

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Footnotes

  1. Esther 2:6 Lit. Who
  2. Esther 2:6 Jehoiachin, 2 Kin. 24:6

Message to Coniah

24 As I live,” says the Lord, (A)“though [a]Coniah the son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, (B)were the [b]signet on My right hand, yet I would pluck you off; 25 (C)and I will give you into the hand of those who seek your life, and into the hand of those whose face you fear—the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and the hand of the [c]Chaldeans. 26 (D)So I will cast you out, and your mother who bore you, into another country where you were not born; and there you shall die. 27 But to the land to which they desire to return, there they shall not return.

28 “Is this man [d]Coniah a despised, broken idol—
(E)A vessel in which is no pleasure?
Why are they cast out, he and his descendants,
And cast into a land which they do not know?

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 22:24 Or Jeconiah or Jehoiachin
  2. Jeremiah 22:24 signet ring
  3. Jeremiah 22:25 Or Babylonians
  4. Jeremiah 22:28 See note at v. 24

12 “Say now to (A)the rebellious house: ‘Do you not know what these things mean?’ Tell them, ‘Indeed (B)the king of Babylon went to Jerusalem and took its king and princes, and led them with him to Babylon.

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