24:1 During Jehoiakim’s reign, 1 King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon attacked. 2 Jehoiakim was his subject for three years, but then he rebelled against him. 3 24:2 The Lord sent against him Babylonian, Syrian, Moabite, and Ammonite raiding bands; he sent them to destroy Judah, as he had warned he would do through his servants the prophets. 4
2 Kings 24:13Context
24:13 Nebuchadnezzar 5 took from there all the riches in the treasuries of the Lord’s temple and of the royal palace. He removed all the gold items which King Solomon of Israel had made for the Lord’s temple, just as the Lord had warned.
1 tn Heb “In his days.”
2 tn Heb “came up.” Perhaps an object (“against him”) has been accidentally omitted from the text. See M. Cogan and H. Tadmor, II Kings (AB), 306.
3 tn The Hebrew text has “and he turned and rebelled against him.”
4 tn Heb “he sent them against Judah to destroy it, according to the word of the
5 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Nebuchadnezzar) has been specified in the translation for clarity.