NKJV - 1 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it.
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My understanding from secular sources is that the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar began in either 607 or 606 BC. Jehoiakim's reign had begun in 609 BC, so the third year of his reign (as noted in Daniel 1:1) would have extended over that time period.
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