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Executions and Deportations to Babylon

24 The captain of the guard arrested Seraiah the chief priest, Zephaniah the next ranking priest,[a] and the three guards of the gate.[b] 25 From the city he arrested one of the officers who had been in charge of the troops, seven men from the king’s personal advisors who were found in the city, the secretary of the commander of the army who mustered the people of the land, and 60 men of the people of the land who were found inside the city. 26 Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard arrested them and brought them to the king of Babylon at Riblah.

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  1. Jeremiah 52:24 Lit. the number two priest
  2. Jeremiah 52:24 Lit. of the threshold; i.e. high Temple officials