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8:19 This verse relates to the question in 7:3 and its reply. The fasts mentioned commemorated various aspects of Jerusalem’s destruction.
fourth. The fast commemorating the fall of the walls of Jerusalem, the beginning of the end for the city (2 Kin. 25:3, 4). See notes 7:2, 5.
tenth. Nebuchadnezzar began his siege of Jerusalem in the tenth month (2 Kin. 25:1; Jer. 39:1–10).