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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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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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 36:7 Or palace

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

14 He even removed from the temple[a] of Babylon the gold and silver articles of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple in Jerusalem and brought to the temple[b] in Babylon.(A) Then King Cyrus gave them to a man named Sheshbazzar,(B) whom he had appointed governor,

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  1. Ezra 5:14 Or palace
  2. Ezra 5:14 Or palace

Also, the gold(A) and silver articles of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took from the temple in Jerusalem and brought to Babylon, are to be returned to their places in the temple in Jerusalem; they are to be deposited in the house of God.(B)

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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)

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