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Jehoiachin in Exile

31 In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of King Jehoiachin of Judah, on the twenty-fifth[a] day of the twelfth month,[b] King Evil Merodach of Babylon, in the first year of his reign, pardoned[c] King Jehoiachin of Judah and released him from prison.

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  1. Jeremiah 52:31 sn The parallel account in 2 Kgs 25:28 has “twenty-seventh.”
  2. Jeremiah 52:31 sn The twenty-fifth day would be March 20, 561 b.c. in modern reckoning.
  3. Jeremiah 52:31 tn Heb “lifted up the head of.”