25:27 In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of King Jehoiachin of Judah, on the twenty-seventh 1 day of the twelfth month, 2 King Evil-Merodach of Babylon, in the first year of his reign, pardoned 3 King Jehoiachin of Judah and released him 4 from prison. 25:28 He spoke kindly to him and gave him a more prestigious position than 5 the other kings who were with him in Babylon.
2 sn The twenty-seventh day would be March 22, 561
3 tn Heb “lifted up the head of.”
5 tn Heb “made his throne above the throne of.”