“Thus says the Lord God of Israel, ‘(A)Go and speak to Zedekiah king of Judah and say to him: “Thus says the Lord, ‘Behold, (B)I am giving this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and (C)he will burn it with fire.

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Jerusalem Captured

39 [a]Now when Jerusalem was captured [b](A)in the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and all his army came to Jerusalem and laid siege to it; in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the city wall was (B)breached.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 39:1 Ch 38:28-b in Heb
  2. Jeremiah 39:1 Ch 39:1 in Heb

The Chaldeans also (A)burned with fire the king’s palace and the houses of the people, and they (B)broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

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Then the city was (A)broken into, and all the (B)men of war fled and went forth from the city at night by way of the gate between the two walls which was by the king’s garden, though the Chaldeans were [a](C)all around the city. And they went by way of the Arabah.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 52:7 Lit against the city on every side

13 He (A)burned the house of the Lord, the (B)king’s house and all the houses of Jerusalem; even every large house he burned with fire.

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