2 Kings 24:12-1612 aand 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. bThe king of Babylon took him prisoner cin the eighth year of his reign 13and carried off all the treasures of the house of the Lord dand the treasures of the king’s house, eand cut in pieces all the vessels of gold in the temple of the Lord, fwhich Solomon king of Israel had made, gas the Lord had foretold. 14 hHe carried away all Jerusalem and all the officials and all the mighty men of valor i10,000 captives jand all the craftsmen and the smiths. None remained kexcept the poorest people of the land. 15 lAnd 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, m7,000, and the craftsmen and the metal workers, 1,000, all of them strong and fit for war.
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