Then Nergal-Sharezer of Samgar, Nebo-Sarsekim, who was a chief officer, Nergal-Sharezer, who was a high official, 1 and all the other officers of the king of Babylon came and set up quarters 2 in the Middle Gate. 3
But in the seventh month 1 Ishmael, the son of Nethaniah and grandson of Elishama who was a member of the royal family and had been one of Zedekiah’s chief officers, came with ten of his men to Gedaliah son of Ahikam at Mizpah. While they were eating a meal together with him there at Mizpah,
So I chose 1 as your tribal leaders wise and well-known men, placing them over you as administrators of groups of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens, and also as other tribal officials.
Now the king had placed the officer who was his right-hand man 1 at the city gate. When the people rushed out, they trampled him to death in the gate. 2 This fulfilled the prophet’s word which he had spoken when the king tried to arrest him. 3
All the people of the land went and demolished 1 the temple of Baal. They smashed its altars and idols 2 to bits. 3 They killed Mattan the priest of Baal in front of the altar. Jehoiada the priest 4 then placed guards at the Lord’s temple.
King Jehoiachin of Judah, along with his mother, his servants, his officials, and his eunuchs surrendered 1 to the king of Babylon. The king of Babylon, in the eighth year of his reign, 2 took Jehoiachin 3 prisoner.
Shelomith 1 and his relatives were in charge of all the storehouses containing the consecrated items dedicated by King David, the family leaders who led units of a thousand and a hundred, and the army officers.
When the chief priests and their officers saw him, they shouted out, “Crucify 1 him! Crucify him!” 2 Pilate said, 3 “You take him and crucify him! 4 Certainly 5 I find no reason for an accusation 6 against him!”
The king asked the woman about it, and she gave him the details. 1 The king assigned a eunuch to take care of her request and ordered him, 2 “Give her back everything she owns, as well as the amount of crops her field produced from the day she left the land until now.”
All the people, 1 rulers, 2 leaders, and judges were standing on either side of the ark, in front of the Levitical priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord. Both resident foreigners and native Israelites were there. 3 Half the people stood in front of Mount Gerizim and the other half in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the Lord’s servant had previously instructed to them to do for the formal blessing ceremony. 4
David took the golden shields that belonged to Hadadezer’s servants and brought them to Jerusalem. 1
So do this: Dismiss the kings from their command, and replace them with military commanders.
King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon came to the city while his generals were besieging it.
Then all the people, from the youngest to the oldest, as well as the army officers, left for 1 Egypt, because they were afraid of what the Babylonians might do.
Phinehas son of Eleazar had been their leader in earlier times, and the Lord was with him.