Nebuchadnezzar also took to Babylon articles from the temple of the Lord and put them in his temple[a] there.(A)

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  1. 2 Chronicles 36:7 Or palace

19 For this is what the Lord Almighty says about the pillars, the bronze Sea,(A) the movable stands and the other articles(B) that are left in this city, 20 which Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon did not take away when he carried(C) Jehoiachin[a](D) son of Jehoiakim king of Judah into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon, along with all the nobles of Judah and Jerusalem—

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  1. Jeremiah 27:20 Hebrew Jeconiah, a variant of Jehoiachin

The Woman in a Basket

Then the angel who was speaking to me came forward and said to me, “Look up and see what is appearing.”

I asked, “What is it?”

He replied, “It is a basket.(A)” And he added, “This is the iniquity[a] of the people throughout the land.”

Then the cover of lead was raised, and there in the basket sat a woman! He said, “This is wickedness,” and he pushed her back into the basket and pushed its lead cover down on it.(B)

Then I looked up—and there before me were two women, with the wind in their wings! They had wings like those of a stork,(C) and they lifted up the basket between heaven and earth.

10 “Where are they taking the basket?” I asked the angel who was speaking to me.

11 He replied, “To the country of Babylonia[b](D) to build a house(E) for it. When the house is ready, the basket will be set there in its place.”(F)

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  1. Zechariah 5:6 Or appearance
  2. Zechariah 5:11 Hebrew Shinar