Zedekiah(A) king of Judah will not escape(B) the Babylonians[a](C) but will certainly be given into the hands of the king of Babylon, and will speak with him face to face and see him with his own eyes. He will take(D) Zedekiah to Babylon, where he will remain until I deal with him,(E) declares the Lord. If you fight against the Babylonians, you will not succeed.’”(F)

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  1. Jeremiah 32:4 Or Chaldeans; also in verses 5, 24, 25, 28, 29 and 43

18 But if you will not surrender to the officers of the king of Babylon, this city will be given into the hands(A) of the Babylonians and they will burn(B) it down; you yourself will not escape(C) from them.’”

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23 “All your wives and children(A) will be brought out to the Babylonians. You yourself will not escape(B) from their hands but will be captured(C) by the king of Babylon; and this city will[a] be burned down.”(D)

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  1. Jeremiah 38:23 Or and you will cause this city to

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.

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  1. Jeremiah 39:5 Or Chaldean

30 This is what the Lord says: ‘I am going to deliver Pharaoh(A) Hophra king of Egypt into the hands of his enemies who want to kill him, just as I gave Zedekiah(B) king of Judah into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the enemy who wanted to kill him.’”(C)

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