The Book of Jeremiah Chapter 52 – New King James Version (NKJV) – Audio Bible

Chapter 52. Zedekiah was 21 years old when he became King And he reigned 11 years in Jerusalem His mother's name was hermital the Daughter of Jeremiah of libner He also did evil in the sight of the Lord according to all that jehoiakim had Done For because of the anger of the Lord This happened in Jerusalem and Judah Till he finally cast them out from his Presence Then zedekiah rebelled against the king Of Babylon Now it came to pass in the ninth year of His reign in the tenth month on the Tenth day of the month That Nebuchadnezzar King of Babylon and All his army came against Jerusalem and Encamped against it And they built a Siege wall against it All around So the city was besieged until the 11th Year of King zedekiah By the fourth month on the ninth day of The month The famine had become so severe in the City that there was no food for the People of the land Then the city wall was broken through And all the men of War fled and went out Of the city at night by way of the gate Between the two walls which was by the

King's Garden Even though the Chaldeans were near the City all around And they went by way of the plane But the army of the Chaldeans pursued The king and they overtook zedekiah in The plains of Jericho All his army was scattered from him So they took the king and brought him up To the king of Babylon at ribbler in the Land of hamath and he pronounced Judgment on him Then the king of Babylon killed the sons Of zedekiah before his eyes And he killed all the princes of Judah In ribbler He also put out the eyes of zedekiah And the king of Babylon bound him in Bronze Fetters took him to Babylon and Put him in prison till the day of his Death Now in the fifth month on the tenth day Of the month which was the 19th year of King Nebuchadnezzar King of Babylon Never zaraidan the captain of the Guard Who served the king of Babylon came to Jerusalem He burned the house of the Lord and the King's house All the houses of Jerusalem that is all The houses of the great he burned with Fire And all the army of the Chaldeans who Are with the captain of the Guard broke

Down all the walls of Jerusalem all Around Then nebazarada and the captain of the Guard carried away captive some of the Poor people the rest of the people who Remained in the city The defectors who had deserted to the King of Babylon and the rest of the Craftsmen But Nevis arrayed in the captain of the Guard left some of the poor of the land As Vine dressers and farmers The bronze pillars that were in the House of the Lord and the carts and the Bronze sea that were in the house of the Lord The Chaldeans broke in pieces and Carried all their bronze to Babylon They also took away the pots the shovels The trimmers the bowls the spoons and All the bronze utensils with which the Priests ministered The basins the fire pans the bowls the Pots the lamp stands the spoons and the Cups whatever was solid gold and Whatever was solid silver the captain of The Guard took away The two pillars one C the twelve bronze Bulls which were under it and the carts Which King Solomon had made for the House of the Lord The bronze of all these articles was Beyond measure Now concerning the pillars the height of

One pillar was 18 cubits a measuring Line of 12 cubits could measure its Circumference and its thickness was four Fingers it was Hollow A capital of bronze was on it And the height of one Capital was five Cubits with a network and pomegranates All around the capital all of bronze The second pillar with pomegranates was The same There were 96 pomegranates on the sides All the pomegranates all around on the Network were 100. The captain of the Guard took Syria the Chief priest Zephaniah the second priest And the three doorkeepers He also took out of the city an officer Who had charge of the men of War Seven men of the king's Close Associates Who were found in the city The principal scribe of the army who Mustered the people of the land And 60 men of the people of the land who Were found in the midst of the city A neighbor's arrayed in the captain of The Guard took these and brought them to The king of Babylon at ribbler Then the king of Babylon struck them and Put them to death at ribbler in the land Of hamath Thus Judah was carried away captive from Its own land These are the people whom Nebuchadnezzar Carried away captive

In the seventh year 3023 Jews In the 18th year of Nebuchadnezzar he Carried away captive from Jerusalem 832 persons In the 23rd year of Nebuchadnezzar Nebazaradan the captain of the Guard Carried away captive of the Jews 745 persons All the persons were four thousand six Hundred Now it came to pass in the 37th year of The Captivity of jehoiakin king of Judah In the 12th month on the 25th day of the Month That evil meredak king of Babylon in the First year of his reign lifted up the Head of jehoiakin king of Judah and Brought him out of prison And he spoke kindly to him and gave him A more prominent seat than those of the Kings who were with him in Babylon So jehoiakin changed from his prison Garments and he ate bread regularly Before the king all the days of his life And as for his Provisions there was a Regular ration given him by the king of Babylon a portion for each day until the Day of his death All the days of his life

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