25 1 Jerusalem is besieged of Nebuchadnezzar, and taken. 7 The sons of Zedekiah are slain before his eyes, and after are his own eyes put out. 11 Judah is brought to Babylon. 25 Gedaliah is slain. 27 Jehoiachin is exalted.

(A)And in the [a]ninth year of his reign, the [b]tenth month, and tenth day of the month Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host against Jerusalem, and pitched against it, and they built [c]forts against it round about it.

So the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

And the ninth day of the month the famine was [d]sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

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  1. 2 Kings 25:1 That is, of Zedekiah.
  2. 2 Kings 25:1 Which the Hebrews call Tebet, and it containeth part of December, and part of January.
  3. 2 Kings 25:1 Or, a mount.
  4. 2 Kings 25:3 Insomuch that the mothers did eat their children, Lam. 4:10.