2 Kings 25:8-9
New English Translation
Nebuchadnezzar Destroys Jerusalem
8 On the seventh[a] day of the fifth month,[b] in the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon, Nebuzaradan, the captain of the royal guard,[c] who served the king of Babylon, arrived in Jerusalem. 9 He burned down the Lord’s temple, the royal palace, and all the houses in Jerusalem, including every large house.[d]Read full chapter
- 2 Kings 25:8 tn The parallel account in Jer 52:12 has “tenth.”
- 2 Kings 25:8 sn The seventh day of the month would have been August 14, 586 b.c. in modern reckoning.
- 2 Kings 25:8 tn For the meaning of this phrase see BDB 371 s.v. טַבָּח 2, and compare the usage in Gen 39:1.
- 2 Kings 25:9 tn Heb “and every large house he burned down with fire.”