5 But the army of the Chaldeans pursued the king and overtook him in the plains of Jericho and all his army was scattered from him.6 Then they captured the king and brought him to the king of Babylon at Riblah, and [a]he passed sentence on him.7 They slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, then put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him with bronze fetters and brought him to Babylon.
2 Kings 25:18-21New American Standard Bible (NASB)
18 Then the captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest and Zephaniah the second priest, with the three [a]officers of the temple.19 From the city he took one official who was overseer of the men of war, and five [b]of the king’s advisers who were found in the city; and the [c]scribe of the captain of the army who mustered the people of the land; and sixty men of the people of the land who were found in the city.20 Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard took them and brought them to the king of Babylon at Riblah.21 Then the king of Babylon struck them down and put them to death at Riblah in the land of Hamath. So Judah was led away into exile from its land.
17 Now King Zedekiah sent and took him out; and in his palace the king secretly asked him and said, “Is there a word from the Lord?” And Jeremiah said, “There is!” Then he said, “You will be given into the hand of the king of Babylon!”
5 But the army of the Chaldeans pursued them and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho; and they seized him and brought him up to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, and he passed sentence on him.6 Then the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes at Riblah; the king of Babylon also slew all the nobles of Judah.7 He then blinded Zedekiah’s eyes and bound him in fetters of bronze to bring him to Babylon.8 The Chaldeans also burned with fire the king’s palace and the houses of the people, and they broke down the walls of Jerusalem.9 As for the rest of the people who were left in the city, the [a]deserters who had gone over to him and the rest of the people who remained, Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard carried them into exile in Babylon.
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