17 Behold, the days are coming, when (A)all that is in your house, and that which your fathers have stored up till this day, shall be carried to Babylon. Nothing shall be left, says the Lord.

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12 (A)and Jehoiachin the king of Judah gave himself up to the king of Babylon, himself and his mother and his servants and his officials and his palace officials. (B)The king of Babylon took him prisoner (C)in the eighth year of his reign 13 and carried off all the treasures of the house of the Lord (D)and the treasures of the king's house, (E)and cut in pieces all the vessels of gold in the temple of the Lord, (F)which Solomon king of Israel had made, (G)as the Lord had foretold. 14 (H)He carried away all Jerusalem and all the officials and all the mighty men of valor, (I)10,000 captives, (J)and all the craftsmen and the smiths. None remained, (K)except the poorest people of the land. 15 (L)And he carried away Jehoiachin to Babylon. The king's mother, the king's wives, his officials, and the chief men of the land he took into captivity from Jerusalem to Babylon. 16 And the king of Babylon brought captive to Babylon all the men of valor, (M)7,000, and the craftsmen and the metal workers, 1,000, all of them strong and fit for war.

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13 (A)And the pillars (B)of bronze that were in the house of the Lord, and (C)the stands and (D)the bronze sea that were in the house of the Lord, the Chaldeans broke in pieces and carried the bronze to Babylon. 14 (E)And they took away the pots and the shovels and the snuffers and the dishes for incense and all the vessels of bronze used in the temple service, 15 the fire pans also and the bowls. What was of gold the captain of the guard took away as gold, and what was of silver, as silver. 16 As for the two pillars, the one sea, and the stands that Solomon had made for the house of the Lord, (F)the bronze of all these vessels was beyond weight. 17 (G)The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits,[a] and on it was a capital of bronze. The height of the capital was three cubits. A latticework and pomegranates, all of bronze, were all around the capital. And the second pillar had the same, with the latticework.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 25:17 A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters

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