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Jeremiah 38:18 (NKJV)

But if you do not [g]surrender to the king of Babylon’s princes, then this city shall be given into the hand of the Chaldeans; they shall burn it with fire, and you shall not escape from their hand.’ ”
 

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Jeremiah 38:19 (NKJV)

And Zedekiah the king said to Jeremiah, “I am afraid of the Jews who have defected to the Chaldeans, lest they deliver me into their hand, and they abuse me.”
 

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Jeremiah 38:20 (CSB)

“They will not hand you over,” Jeremiah replied. “Obey the Lord in what I am telling you, so it may go well for you
and you can live.
 

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Jeremiah 38:21 (CSB)

But if you refuse to surrender, this is the verdict that the Lord has shown me:
 
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Jeremiah 38:22 (ESV)
Behold, all the women left in the house of the king of Judah were being led out to the officials of the king of Babylon and were saying, “‘Your trusted friends have deceived you and prevailed against you; now that your feet are sunk in the mud, they turn away from you.’
 

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Jeremiah 38:25 (NKJV)

But if the princes hear that I have talked with you, and they come to you and say to you, ‘Declare to us now what you have said to the king, and also what the king said to you; do not hide it from us, and we will not put you to death,’
 

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Jeremiah 38:26 (NKJV)

then you shall say to them, ‘I presented my request before the king, that he would not make me return to Jonathan’s house to die there.’ ”
 

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Jeremiah 39:1 (CSB)

In the ninth year of King Zedekiah of Judah, in the tenth month, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon advanced against Jerusalem with his entire army and laid siege to it.
 

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Jeremiah 39:2 (CSB)

In the fourth month of Zedekiah’s eleventh year, on the ninth day of the month, the city was broken into.
 
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Jeremiah 39:3

Then all the princes of the king of Babylon came in and sat in the Middle Gate: Nergal-Sharezer, Samgar-Nebo, Sarsechim, Rabsaris, Nergal-Sarezer, Rabmag with the rest of the princes of the king of Babylon.
 
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Jeremiah 39:4

So it was, when Zedekiah the king of Judah and all the men of war saw them, that they fled and went out of the city by night, by way of the kings garden, by the gate between the two walls. And he went out by way of the plain.
 

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Jeremiah 39:5 (CSB)

However, the Chaldean army pursued them and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho. They arrested him and brought him up to Nebuchadnezzar, Babylon’s king, at Riblah in the land of Hamath. The king passed sentence on him there.
 

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Jeremiah 39:6 (CSB)

At Riblah the king of Babylon slaughtered Zedekiah’s sons before his eyes, and he also slaughtered all Judah’s nobles.