2 Kings 24:10-16
Jerusalem Captured10At that time the servants of aNebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up to Jerusalem, and the city was besieged. 11And bNebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to the city while his servants were besieging it, 12 cand Jehoiachin the king of Judah gave himself up to the king of Babylon, himself and his mother and his servants and his officials and his palace officials. dThe king of Babylon took him prisoner ein the eighth year of his reign 13and carried off all the treasures of the house of the Lord fand the treasures of the king’s house, gand cut in pieces all the vessels of gold in the temple of the Lord, hwhich Solomon king of Israel had made, ias the Lord had foretold. 14 jHe carried away all Jerusalem and all the officials and all the mighty men of valor k10,000 captives land all the craftsmen and the smiths. None remained mexcept the poorest people of the land. 15 nAnd he carried away Jehoiachin to Babylon. The king’s mother, the king’s wives, his officials, and the chief men of the land he took into captivity from Jerusalem to Babylon. 16And the king of Babylon brought captive to Babylon all the men of valor, o7,000, and the craftsmen and the metal workers, 1,000, all of them strong and fit for war.
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