Then the city wall was broken through,(A) and the whole army fled at night through the gate between the two walls near the king’s garden, though the Babylonians[a] were surrounding(B) the city. They fled toward the Arabah,[b]

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  1. 2 Kings 25:4 Or Chaldeans; also in verses 13, 25 and 26
  2. 2 Kings 25:4 Or the Jordan Valley

Then he worked hard repairing all the broken sections of the wall(A) and building towers on it. He built another wall outside that one and reinforced the terraces[a](B) of the City of David. He also made large numbers of weapons(C) and shields.

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  1. 2 Chronicles 32:5 Or the Millo

When Zedekiah king of Judah and all the soldiers saw them, they fled; they left the city at night by way of the king’s garden, through the gate between the two walls,(A) and headed toward the Arabah.[a](B)

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  1. Jeremiah 39:4 Or the Jordan Valley