13 As the Lord had declared,(A) Nebuchadnezzar removed the treasures(B) from the temple of the Lord and from the royal palace, and cut up the gold articles(C) that Solomon(D) king of Israel had made for the temple of the Lord.

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10 In the spring, King Nebuchadnezzar sent for him and brought him to Babylon,(A) together with articles of value from the temple of the Lord, and he made Jehoiachin’s uncle,[a] Zedekiah, king over Judah and Jerusalem.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 36:10 Hebrew brother, that is, relative (see 2 Kings 24:17)

I will deliver all the wealth(A) of this city into the hands of their enemies—all its products, all its valuables and all the treasures of the kings of Judah. They will take it away(B) as plunder and carry it off to Babylon.

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22 ‘They will be taken(A) to Babylon and there they will remain until the day(B) I come for them,’ declares the Lord. ‘Then I will bring(C) them back and restore them to this place.’”

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17 The Babylonians broke up the bronze pillars,(A) the movable stands(B) and the bronze Sea(C) that were at the temple of the Lord and they carried all the bronze to Babylon.(D) 18 They also took away the pots, shovels, wick trimmers, sprinkling bowls,(E) dishes and all the bronze articles used in the temple service.(F) 19 The commander of the imperial guard took away the basins, censers,(G) sprinkling bowls, pots, lampstands,(H) dishes(I) and bowls used for drink offerings(J)—all that were made of pure gold or silver.(K)

20 The bronze from the two pillars, the Sea and the twelve bronze bulls(L) under it, and the movable stands, which King Solomon had made for the temple of the Lord, was more than could be weighed.(M) 21 Each pillar was eighteen cubits high and twelve cubits in circumference[a]; each was four fingers thick, and hollow.(N) 22 The bronze capital(O) on top of one pillar was five cubits[b] high and was decorated with a network and pomegranates(P) of bronze all around. The other pillar, with its pomegranates, was similar. 23 There were ninety-six pomegranates on the sides; the total number of pomegranates(Q) above the surrounding network was a hundred.(R)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 52:21 That is, about 27 feet high and 18 feet in circumference or about 8.1 meters high and 5.4 meters in circumference
  2. Jeremiah 52:22 That is, about 7 1/2 feet or about 2.3 meters