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26 Then all the people from the least to the greatest and the commanders of the army set out and went to Egypt because they were afraid of the Chaldeans.

Jehoiachin Released

27 In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-seventh day of the month, Evil Merodach[a] king of Babylon, in the year he became king, released Jehoiachin king of Judah from prison. 28 He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat above the seats of the other kings who were with him in Babylon.

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  1. 2 Kings 25:27 This seems to be a derogatory form of the name Amel Marduk.

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