The People Exiled to Babylon

Jeremiah 52

24 And the captain of the guard took w Seraiah the chief priest, and x Zephaniah the second priest, and the three keepers of the threshold; 25 and from the city he took an officer who had been in command of the men of war, and y seven men of the king's council, who were found in the city; and the secretary of the commander of the army who mustered the people of the land; and sixty men of the people of the land, who were found in the midst of the city. 26 And Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard took them and brought them to the king of Babylon at z Riblah. 27 And the king of Babylon struck them down, and put them to death at z Riblah in the land of Hamath. So Judah was taken into exile out of its land.

28 This is the number of the people whom Nebuchadnezzar carried away captive: a in the seventh year, 3,023 Judeans; 29 b in the eighteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar he carried away captive from Jerusalem 832 persons; 30 in the twenty-third year of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard carried away captive of the Judeans 745 persons; all the persons were 4,600.

  1. Cross References
    1 Chronicles 6:14 - 15
    Azariah fathered Seraiah, Seraiah fathered Jehozadak.
  2. Cross References
    Jeremiah 29:25
    Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: You have sent letters in your name to all the people who are in Jerusalem, and to Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah the priest, and to all the priests, saying.
  3. Cross References
    Esther 1:14
    The men next to him being Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media, who saw the king's face, and sat first in the kingdom):
  4. Cross References
    Jeremiah 52:9 - 10
    Then they captured the king and brought him up to the king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, and he passed sentence on him.
  5. Cross References
    Jeremiah 52:26
    And Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard took them and brought them to the king of Babylon at Riblah.
  6. Cross References
    2 Kings 24:12
    And Jehoiachin the king of Judah gave himself up to the king of Babylon, himself and his mother and his servants and his officials and his palace officials. The king of Babylon took him prisoner in the eighth year of his reign
    2 Kings 24:14
    He carried away all Jerusalem and all the officials and all the mighty men of valor, 10,000 captives, and all the craftsmen and the smiths. None remained, except the poorest people of the land.
  7. Cross References
    Jeremiah 52:12
    In the fifth month, on the tenth day of the month - that was the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon - Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard, who served the king of Babylon, entered Jerusalem.
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