18 The commander of the guard took as prisoners Seraiah(A) the chief priest, Zephaniah(B) the priest next in rank and the three doorkeepers.(C) 19 Of those still in the city, he took the officer in charge of the fighting men, and five royal advisers. He also took the secretary who was chief officer in charge of conscripting the people of the land and sixty of the conscripts who were found in the city. 20 Nebuzaradan the commander took them all and brought them to the king of Babylon at Riblah. 21 There at Riblah,(D) in the land of Hamath, the king had them executed.(E)

So Judah went into captivity,(F) away from her land.(G)

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14 Azariah the father of Seraiah,(A)

and Seraiah the father of Jozadak.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 6:14 Hebrew Jehozadak, a variant of Jozadak; also in verse 15
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Ezra Comes to Jerusalem

After these things, during the reign of Artaxerxes(A) king of Persia, Ezra son of Seraiah,(B) the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah,(C)

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11 Seraiah(A) son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub,(B) the official in charge of the house of God,

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