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2 Kings 25:5

    2 Kings 25:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the army of the Chaldees pursued after the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho: and all his army were scattered from him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the army of the Chaldees pursued after the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho: and all his army were scattered from him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho; and all his army was scattered from him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But the Chaldaean army went after the king, and overtook him in the lowlands of Jericho, and all his army went in flight from him in every direction.

    Webster's Revision

    But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho; and all his army was scattered from him.

    World English Bible

    But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho; and all his army was scattered from him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho: and all his army was scattered from him.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 25:5

    The army of the Chaldeans pursued - Zedekiah was taken, and brought captive to Riblah in Syria, where Nebuchadnezzar then lay, who ordered his sons to be slain before his face, and then put out his eyes; and having loaded him with chains, sent him to Babylon, (see Jeremiah 39:4, Jeremiah 39:7; Jeremiah 52:7, Jeremiah 52:11), thus fulfilling the prophetic declarations, that his eyes should see the eyes of the king of Babylon, Jeremiah 32:4; Jeremiah 34:3; but Babylon he should not see, though he was to die there; Ezekiel 12:13.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 25:5

    Jeremiah Jer 38:23 and Ezekiel EZechariah 12:13 had prophesied this capture; and the latter had also prophesied the dispersion of the troops 2 Kings 25:14.