Then the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night, by the way of the [a]gate, which is between two walls that was by the king’s garden: now the Chaldeans were by the city round about: and the king went by the way of the wilderness.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 25:4 Which was a postern door, or some secret gate to issue out at.

Then the city wall was broken through,(A) and the whole army fled at night through the gate between the two walls near the king’s garden, though the Babylonians[a] were surrounding(B) the city. They fled toward the Arabah,[b]

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 25:4 Or Chaldeans; also in verses 13, 25 and 26
  2. 2 Kings 25:4 Or the Jordan Valley

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