Key Scripture

2 Ki 25:8-10

And in the fifth month on the seventh [day] of the month, that is to say, the nineteenth year of King Neb·u·chad·nez′zar the king of Babylon, Neb·u′zar·ad′an the chief of the bodyguard, the servant of the king of Babylon, came to Jerusalem. 9 And he proceeded to burn the house of Jehovah and the king’s house and all the houses of Jerusalem; and the house of every great man he burned with fire. 10 And the walls of Jerusalem, all around, the entire military force of Chal·de′ans that were with the chief of the bodyguard pulled down.

Key points

The 19th year of Nebuchadnezzar is the 11th year of Zedekiah. It is also the 11th year of Jehoiachin's exile. In this year Jerusalem is destroyed.

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