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The Fall of Jerusalem(A)

25 On the tenth day of the tenth month of the ninth year of Zedekiah’s reign, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon attacked Jerusalem with his entire army. They set up camp and built dirt ramps around the city walls. The blockade of the city lasted until Zedekiah’s eleventh year as king. On the ninth day of the fourth[a] month, the famine in the city became so severe that the common people had no food.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 25:3 Jeremiah 39:2; 52:6; Masoretic Text omits “fourth.”

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