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Nebuchadnezzar Destroys Jerusalem

On the seventh[a] day of the fifth month,[b] in the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon, Nebuzaradan, the captain of the royal guard,[c] who served the king of Babylon, arrived in Jerusalem.

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  1. 2 Kings 25:8 tn The parallel account in Jer 52:12 has “tenth.”
  2. 2 Kings 25:8 sn The seventh day of the month would have been August 14, 586 b.c. in modern reckoning.
  3. 2 Kings 25:8 tn For the meaning of this phrase see BDB 371 s.v. טַבָּח 2, and compare the usage in Gen 39:1.