But the Babylonian[a] army pursued them and overtook Zedekiah(A) in the plains of Jericho. They captured(B) him and took him to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon at Riblah(C) in the land of Hamath, where he pronounced sentence on him. There at Riblah the king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes and also killed all the nobles(D) of Judah. Then he put out Zedekiah’s eyes(E) and bound him with bronze shackles to take him to Babylon.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 39:5 Or Chaldean