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Thus says the Lord: (A)‘This city shall surely be (B)given into the hand of the king of Babylon’s army, which shall take it.’ ”

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The Fall of Jerusalem(A)

39 In the (B)ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and all his army came against Jerusalem, and besieged it.

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In the (A)eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, on the ninth day of the month, the [a]city was penetrated.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 39:2 city wall was breached

(A)And the Chaldeans burned the king’s house and the houses of the people with (B)fire, and broke down the (C)walls of Jerusalem.

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Then the city wall was broken through, and all the men of war fled and went out of the city at night by way of the gate between the two walls, which was by the king’s garden, even though the Chaldeans were near the city all around. And they went by way of the [a]plain.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 52:7 Or Arabah; the Jordan Valley

13 He burned the house of the Lord and the king’s house; all the houses of Jerusalem, that is, all the houses of the great, he burned with fire.

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