(A)Then all the princes of the king of Babylon came in and sat in the Middle Gate: Nergal-Sharezer, Samgar-Nebo, Sarsechim, [a]Rabsaris, Nergal-Sarezer, [b]Rabmag, with the rest of the princes of the king of Babylon.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 39:3 A title, probably Chief Officer; also v. 13
  2. Jeremiah 39:3 A title, probably Troop Commander; also v. 13

17 Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, “Thus says the Lord, the God of hosts, the God of Israel: ‘If you surely (A)surrender[a] (B)to the king of Babylon’s princes, then your soul shall live; this city shall not be burned with fire, and you and your house shall live.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 38:17 Lit. go out

‘Thus says the Lord God of Israel: “Behold, I will turn back the weapons of war that are in your hands, with which you fight against the king of Babylon and the [a]Chaldeans who besiege you outside the walls; and (A)I will assemble them in the midst of this city.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 21:4 Or Babylonians, and so elsewhere in the book

13 So Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard sent Nebushasban, Rabsaris, Nergal-Sharezer, Rabmag, and all the king of Babylon’s chief officers;

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15 For behold, I am (A)calling
All the families of the kingdoms of the north,” says the Lord;
“They shall come and (B)each one set his throne
At the entrance of the gates of Jerusalem,
Against all its walls all around,
And against all the cities of Judah.

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30 The men of (A)Babylon made Succoth Benoth, the men of Cuth made Nergal, the men of Hamath made Ashima,

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