14 They also took away the pots, shovels, wick trimmers, dishes(A) and all the bronze articles(B) used in the temple service.

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Moreover, King Cyrus brought out the articles belonging to the temple of the Lord, which Nebuchadnezzar had carried away from Jerusalem and had placed in the temple of his god.[a](A)

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  1. Ezra 1:7 Or gods
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The time will surely come when everything in your palace, and all that your predecessors have stored up until this day, will be carried off to Babylon.(A) Nothing will be left, says the Lord.

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13 “Your wealth(A) and your treasures
    I will give as plunder,(B) without charge,(C)
because of all your sins
    throughout your country.(D)

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My mountain in the land
    and your[a] wealth and all your treasures
I will give away as plunder,(A)
    together with your high places,(B)
    because of sin throughout your country.(C)

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  1. Jeremiah 17:3 Or hills / and the mountains of the land. / Your
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I will deliver all the wealth(A) of this city into the hands of their enemies—all its products, all its valuables and all the treasures of the kings of Judah. They will take it away(B) as plunder and carry it off to Babylon.

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16 Then I said to the priests and all these people, “This is what the Lord says: Do not listen to the prophets who say, ‘Very soon now the articles(A) from the Lord’s house will be brought back from Babylon.’ They are prophesying lies to you.

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Within two years I will bring back to this place all the articles(A) of the Lord’s house that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon removed from here and took to Babylon.

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21 I will give their wealth as plunder(A) to foreigners
    and as loot to the wicked of the earth,
    who will defile it.(B)

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And the Lord delivered Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, along with some of the articles from the temple of God. These he carried(A) off to the temple of his god in Babylonia[a] and put in the treasure house of his god.(B)

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  1. Daniel 1:2 Hebrew Shinar
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While Belshazzar was drinking(A) his wine, he gave orders to bring in the gold and silver goblets(B) that Nebuchadnezzar his father[a] had taken from the temple in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines(C) might drink from them.(D)

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  1. Daniel 5:2 Or ancestor; or predecessor; also in verses 11, 13 and 18
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23 Instead, you have set yourself up against(A) the Lord of heaven. You had the goblets from his temple brought to you, and you and your nobles, your wives(B) and your concubines drank wine from them. You praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which cannot see or hear or understand.(C) But you did not honor the God who holds in his hand your life(D) and all your ways.(E)

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13 Their wealth will be plundered,(A)
    their houses demolished.
Though they build houses,
    they will not live in them;
though they plant vineyards,
    they will not drink the wine.”(B)

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