2 Kings 24:18-20

Zedekiah Reigns in Judah

18 a  Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was b  Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah. 19And he did what was evil in the sight of the  Lord, c  according to all that Jehoiakim had done. 20For because of the anger of the  Lord it came to the point in Jerusalem and Judah that he cast them out from his presence.

d  And Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon.

2 Kings 25:1-3

Fall and Captivity of Judah

1 e  And in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, on the tenth day of the month f  Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came with all his army against Jerusalem and laid siege to it. g  And they built siegeworks all around it. 2So the city was besieged till the eleventh year of King Zedekiah. 3On the ninth day of the fourth month h  the famine was so severe in the city that there was no food for the people of the land.
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