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Judah's captivity.

CHAP. XXV. Jerufalem besieged and taken.

akim, and all that he did, are they not

CHAP. XXV.

ND it came to pafs in the ninth

written in the book of the chronicles A year of his reign, in the tenth

of the kings of Judah?

6 80 Jehoiakim flept with his fathers; and Jehoiachin his fon reigned in his flead.

7 And the king of Egypt came not again any more out of his land: for the king of Babylon had taken from the river of Egypt unto the river Euphrates all that pertained to the king of Egypt.

8 Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerufalem three months. And his mother's name was Nehushta, thedaughter of Elnathan of Jerufalem. 9 And he did that which was evil in the fight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

10 At that time the fervants of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up against Jerufalem, and the city was besieged.

11 And Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came against the city, and his fervants did befiege it.

12 And Jehoiachin the king of Ju. dah went out to the king of Babylon, he, and his mother, and his fervants, and his princes, and his officers: and the king of Babylon took him in the eighth year of his reign.

13 And he carried out thence all the treafares of the houfe of the LORD, and the treasures of the king's houfe, and cut in pieces all the veffels of gold which Solomon king of Ifrael bad made in the temple of the LORD, as the LORD had faid.

month, in the tenth day of the month, that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his hofl, against Je rufalem, and pitched against it; and they built forts against it round about. 2 And the city was befieged until the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

3 And on the ninth day of the fourte month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land.

4 And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between two walls, which is by the king's garden: (now the Chaldees were against the city round about :) and the king went the way toward the plain.

5 And the army of the Chaldees purfued after the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho: and all his army were fcattered from him.

6 So they took the king, and brought him up to the king of Babyion to Riblah; and they gave judgment upon him.

7 And they flew the fons of Zede. kiah before his eyes, and put out the eyes of Zedekiah, and bound him with fetters of braís, and carried him to Babylon.

8 And in the fifth month, on the feventh day of the month, which is the nineteenth year of king Nebuchad nezzarkingof Babylon,came Nebuzaradan, captain of the guard, a fervant of the king of Babylon, unto Jeru

14 And he carried away all Jerufa-falem: lem, and all the princes, and all the 9 And he burnt the house of the mighty men of valour, even ten thou-LORD, and the king's house, and all fand captives, and all the craftsmen the houfes of Jerufalem, and every and (miths: none remained, fave the great man's house burnt he with fire. poorest fort of the people of the land.

15 And he carried away Jehoiachin to Babylon, and the king's mother, and the king's wives, and his officers, and the mighty of the land, thofe carried he into captivity from Jerufalein to Babylon.

16 And all the men of might, even feven thoufand, and craftsmen and finiths a thoufand, all that were strong and apt for war,even them the king of Babylon brought captive to Babylon. 17 And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his flead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.

18 Zedekiah was twenty and one years old when he began to reign, and be reigned eleven years in Jerufalem. And his mother's name was Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah, 19 And he did that which war evil is the light of the LORD, according to all that Jehoiakim had done.

10 And all the army of the Chaldees, that were with the captain of the guard, brake down the walls of JeruTalem round about.

11 Now the reft of the people that were left in the city, and the fugitives that fell away to the king of Babylon, with the remnant of the multitude, did Nebuzar-adan the captain of the guard carry away.

12 But the captain of the guard left of the poor of the land to be vine dreffers and husbandmen.

13 And the pillars of brafs that were in the houfe of the LORD, and the bafes, and the brafen fea that was in the house of the LORD, did the Chaldees break in pieces, and carried the brafs of them to Babylon.

14 And the pots, and the fhovels, and the fnuffers, and the fpoons, and all the veffels of brafs wherewith they miniftered, took they away.

15 And the fire pans, and the bowls, and fuch things as were of gold, in gold, and of filver, in filver, the captain of the guard took away.

20 For through the anger of the LORD it came to país in Jerufalem and Judah, until he had caft them out 16 The two pillars, one fea, and from his prefence, that Zedekiah re-the bafes which Solomon had made belled against the king of Babylon. for the houfe of the LORD; the

SACRIED PV TEJTANA MODIES Jain. I. CHRONICLES.Adam's line to Noab's font. brafs of all thefe veffels was without, fon of Careah, and Seraiah the fon weight. of Tanhumeth the Netophathite, and Jaazaniah the fon of a Maachathite, they and their men.

24 And Gedaliah fware to them,ant

17 The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and the chapiter apon it was brafs: and the height of the chapiter three cubits; and the to their men, and faid unto them, wreathen work, and pomegranates Fear not to be the fervants of the upon the chapiter round about, all of Chaldees: dwell in the land, and ferve brafs: and like unto thefe had the the king of Babylon; and it fhall be fecond pillar with wreathen work. well with you, 18 And the captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the fecond prieft, and the three keepers of the door:

19 And out of the city he took an Officer that was fet over the men of war, and five men of them that were in the king's prefence, which were found in the city, and the principal fcribe of the hoff, which mustered the people of the land, and threefcore men of the people of the land that were found in the city.

20 And Nebuzar-adan captain of the guard took these, and brought them to the king of Babylon to Riblah:

21 And the king of Babylon fmote them, and flew them at Riblah in the land of Hamath. So Judah was carried away out of their land.

22 And as for the people that remained in the land of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had left,even over them he made Gedaliah the fon of Ahikam, the fon of Shaphan, ruler.

25 But it came to pafs in the feventh month, that Ifhmael the fon of Netha niah, the fon of Elifhama, of the feed royal, came, and ten men with him, and fmote Gedaliah, that he died, and the Jews and the Chaldees that were with him at Mizpah.

26 And all the people, both small and great, and the captains of the armies, arofe, and came to Egypt: for they were afraid of the Chaldees.

27And it came to país in the feven and thirtieth year of the captivity of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month,on the feven and twentieth day of the month, that Evilmerodach king of Babylon in the year that he began to reign did lift up the head of Jehoiachin king of Judah out of prison;

28 And he spake kindly to him, and fet his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon;

29 And changed his prifon gar ments: and he did eat bread con tinually before him all the days of his life.

23 And when all the captains of the armies, they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made 30 And his allowance was a conGedaliah governor, there came to Ge-tinual allowance given him of the daliah to Mizpah even Ifhmael the king, a daily rate for every day, all fon of Nethaniah, and Johanan the 'the days of his life.

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THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CHRONICLES.

CHAP. I.
DAM, Sheth, Enofh,

2 Kenan,Mahalaleel, Jered,
3 Henoch, Methuselah, La-
mech,

4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. 5 The fons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Mefhech, and Tiras. 6 And the fons of Gomer; Afhchenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.

7 And the fons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarfhith, Kittim, and Dodanim. 8 The fons of Ham; Cufh, and Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

9 And the fons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabta, and Raamah, and Sabtecha. And the fons of Raamah, Sheba and Dedan.

10 And Cuth begat Nimrod: he began to be mighty upon the earth.

13 And Canaan begat Zidon his firft born, and Heth,

14 The Jebusite alfo, and the Amorite, and the Girgafhite,

15 And the Hivite, and the Archite, and the Sinite,

16 And the Arvadite,and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.

17 The fons of Shem; Elam, and Asfhur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Methech.

18 And Arphaxad begat Shelah, and Shelah begat Eber.

19 And unto Eber were born two fons: the name of the one was Peleg; becaufe in his days the earth was divided: and his brother's name was Joktan.

20 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth,and Jerah, 21 Hadoram alfo, and Uzal, and

II And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naph-Diklah, tuhim,

22 And Ebal, and Abimael, and

12 And Pathrufim, and Cafluhim, Sheba, (of whom came the Philiftines,) and Caphthorim.

23 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jo Ibab. All thefe were the fons of Joktan.

The fans of Abraham by Efau. CHAP. II.

24 Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah, 25 Eber, Peleg, Reu,

26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,

27 Abram; the fame is Abraham. 28 The fons of Abraham; Ifaac, and Ifhmael.

29Thefe aretheir generations: The firft born of Ifhmael, Nebaioth; then Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibfam, 30 Mishma, and Dumah, Maffa, Hadad, and Tema,

31 Jetur, Naphith, and Kedemah. Thefe are the fons of Ifhmael.

The fons of Ifrael.

daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

SiHadad died alfo. And the dukes of Edom were; duke Timaah, duke Aliah, duke Jetheth,

52 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elab, duke Pinoa,

53 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar,

54 Duke Magdiel, duke lram. Thefe are the dukes of Edom. CHAP. II.

32 Now the fans of Keturah, Abra. THESE are the font of Ifrael; Reu Abra-ben, Sinton, Levi, and Judah, ham's concubine: the bare Zimran, Iffachar, and Zebulun, and Jokhan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ihbak, and Shuah. And the fons of Jokhan; Sheba, and Dedan.

33 And the fons of Midian; Ephah, and Epher, and Henoch, and Abida, and Eldaah. All thefe are the fons of Keturah.

34 And Abraham begat Ifaac. The fons of Ifaac; Efau and Ifrael. 35The fons of Efau; Eliphaz, Reuel, and Jeah, and Jaalam, and Korah.

36 The fons of Eliphaz; Teman, and Omar, Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and Timna, and Analek.

37 The fons of Reuel; Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah. 38And the fons of seir; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Difhon, and Ezar, and Dishan.

39 And the fons of Lotan; Hori, and Homam: and Timna was Lotan's fifter.

40 The fons of Shobal; Alian, and Manahath, and Ebal, shephi, and Onam. And the fons of Zibeon; Aiah, and Anah.

41 The fons of Anah; Difhon. And the fons of Difhon; Amram, and Zhban, and Ithran, and Cheran. 42 The fons of Ezer; Bilhan, and Zavan, and Jakan. The fons of Dihan; Uz, and Aran.

43 Now thefe are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom before) any king reigned over the children of ael; Bela the fun of Beor: and the aame of his city was Dinhabah.

44 And when Bela was dead, Jpbab the fun of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in

2 Dan, Jofeph, and Benjamin, Naph tali, Gad, and Afher.

3¶ The fons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah; which three were born unto him of the daughter of Shua the Canaanitefs. And Er, the first born of Judah, was evil in the fight of the LORD; and he flew him.

4 And Tamar his daughter in law bare him Pharez and Zerah. All the fons of Judah were five.

5 The fons of Pharez; Hezron, and Hamul,

6 And the fons of Zerah; Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all.

7 And the fons of Carmi; Achar, the troubler of Ifrael, who tranf greffed in the thing accurfed.

8 And the fons of Ethan; Azariah. 9 The fons alfo of Hezron, that were born unto him; Jerahmeel, and Ram, and Chelubai."

10 And Ram begat Amminadab; and Amminadab begat Nahfhou, prince of the children of Judah;

II And Nahihon begat Salma, and Salma begat Boaz,

12 And Boaz begat Obed, and Obed begat Jeffe,

13 And Jeffe begat his firft born. Eliab, and Abinadab the fecond, and Shimma the third,

14 Nethaneel the fourth, Raddaithe fifth,

150zem the fixth,David the seventh: 16 Whofe fifters weri Zeruiah, and Abigail. And the fons of Zeruiah; Abithai, and Joab, and Afahet, three. 17 And Abigall hare Amaia: and 45 And when Jobab was dead, Hu-the father of Amala was Jether the fan of the land of the Temanites Ihmeelite." igred in his ftad.

Dis lead.

46 And when fufham was dead, Had the fou of Bedad, which fmote Man in the field of Moab, reigned is read; and the name of his city as Avi h.

47 And when Hadad was dead, Samlah of Marekah reigned in his stead. And when Samlah was dead, Shaul Rehoboth by the river reigned in Ais flead.

18 And Caleb the fon of Hezron begat children of Azubah bis wife, and of Jerioth: her fons are thefe; Jether, and Shobab, and Ardon.

19 And when Azubah was dead, Caleb took unto him Ephrath, which bare him Hur.

20 And Hurbegat Uri, and Uri begat Bezaleel.

21 And afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of 49 And when Shaul was dead, Baal-Gilead, whom he married when he an the fan of Achbor reigned in was threefcore years old; and the Ashtead. bare him Segub.

50 And when Baal-hanan was dead, Hadad reigned in his lead; and the name of his city was Pai; and his V's name Mehetabel, the

22 And Segub begat Jair, who hadthree and twenty cities in the land of Gilead.

23 And he took Gethur and Aram

Jerabmeel's and Caleb's pofterity. I. CHRONICLES. The fons of David

24 And after that Hezron was dead in Caleb-ephratah, then Abiah Hezron's wife bare him Afhur the father of Tekoa.

48 Maachah,Caleb's concubine, bare Sheber and Tirhanah.

with the towns of Jair, from them,, with Kenath, and the towns thereof, even threefcore cities. All these be- 49 She bare alfo Shaaph the father longed to the fons of Machir the father of Madmannab, Sheva the father of of Gilead. Machbenah, and the father of Gibea: and the daughter of CalebwasAchfah. 50 Thefe were the fons of Caleb the fon of Hur, the firft born of Ephratah; Shobal the father of Kirjath-jearim, SI Salma the father of Beth-lehem, Hareph the father of Beth-gader. 52 And Shobal the father of Kirjathjearim had fons; Haroch, and half of the Manabethites.

25 And the fons of Jerahmeel the firft born of Hezron were, Ram the firft born, and Bunah, and Oren, and Ozem, and Ahijah.

26 jerahmeel had alfo another wife, whofe name was Atarah; fhe was the mother of Onam.

27 And the fons of Ram the firft born of Jerahmeel were, Maaz, and Jamin, and Eker.

28 And the fons of Onam were, Shammai, and Jada. And the fons of Shammai; Nadab, and Abifhur.

29 And the name of the wife of Abihur was Abihail, and the bare him Ahban, and Molid.

20 And the fons of Nadab; Seled, and Appaim; but Seled died without

children.

31 And the fons of Appaim; Ifhi. And the fons of Ifhi; Shethan. And the children of Shefhan; Ahlai.

32 And the funs of Jada the brother

53 And the families of Kirjath. jearim; the Ithrites, and the Puhites, and the shumathites, and the Mifli raites; of them came the Zareat hites, and the Ehtaulites.

54 The fons of Salma; Beth-lehem, and the Netophathites, Ataroth, the houfe of Joab, and half of the Manahethites, the Zorites.

55 And the families of the fcribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathies, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. Thefe are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the houfe of Rechab."

CHAP. 111.

Now thefe were the fons of David,

which were born unto him in

of Shammai; Jether, and Jonathan: Hebron; the firft born Amnon, of and Jether died without children. Ahinoam the Jezreelitefs; the fecond 33 And the fons of Jonathan; Pe-Daniel, of Abigail the Carmelite is: leth, and Zaza. These were the fons 2 The third, Abfalom the fon of of Jerabneel. Maachah the daughter of Talmai king

34 Now Shefhan had no fons, but of Gefhur: the fourth, Adonijah the daughters. And Shethan had a fer-fon of Haggith: vant, an Egyptian, whese name was Jarha.

35 And Shefhan gave his daughter to Jarha his fervant to wife; and the bare him Attai.

36 And Attai begat Nathan, and Nathan begat Zabad,

37 And Zabad begat Ephlal, and) Ephlal begat Obed,

38 And Obed begat Jehu, and Jehu begat Azariah,

39 And Azariah begat Helez, and Helez begat Eleafah,

40 And Eleafah begat Sifamai, and; Sifamai begat Shailum,

4 And Shallumbegat Jekamiah, and Jekamiah begat Elithania.

42 Now the fons of Caleb the bro ther of Jerahmeel were, Meha his firit born, which was the father of Ziph; and the fons of Mareshah the father of Hebron.

43 And the funs of Hebron: Korah, and Tappuah, and Rekem, and Shema. 44 And Shema begat Rabam, the father of Jurkoam: and Rekem begat) Shammai.

45 And the fon of Shammai was Maon; and Maon was the father of Beth-zur.

3 The fifth, Shephatiah of Abital: the fixth, Ithream by Eglah his wife. 4 Thefe fix were born unto him in Hebron and there he reigned feven years and fix months: and in Jeru falem he reigned thirty and three years.

5 And these were born unto him in Jerufalem; Shimea, and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, four, of Bath fhua the daughter of Ammiel:

6 Ibhar alío, and Elibama, and Eliphelet,

7 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia,

8 And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine.

9 Thefe quere all the fons of David, befide the fons of the concubines, ana Tamar their fifter.

10 And Solomon's fon teas Reho boam, Abia his ion, Afa his for, Jehoshaphat his fon,

11 Juram his fon, Abazlah his fon, Joath his fon,

12 Amaziah bis fon, Azariah his fon, Jotham his fon,

ekiah

13 Ahaz his fon, Hezekiah his fon, Manaffeh his fon,

14 Amon his fon, Jofiah his fon. 46 And Ephah, Caleb's concubine, 15 And the fons of Jofiah were, the bare Haran, and Meza, and Gazez:fi:fi burn Johanan, the fecund Jeand Haran begat Gaz.cz. hoiakin, the third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum.

47 And the fons of Jahdai; Regem, and Jotham, and Gefham, and Pelet.) and Ephah, and Shaph.

16 And the fons of Jehoiakim; Jeconiah his fon, Zedekiah his fon

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And the fons of Jeconiah, and Seraiah : and the fons of Othniel Affir; Salathiel his fon, Hathath.

18 Malchiram alfo, and Pedaiah, 14 And Meonothai begat Ophrah: and Shenazar, Jecamiah, Hofhama, and Seraiah begat Joab, the father of and Nedabiah." the valley of Charafhim; for they

*19 And the fons of Pedaiah were, were craftsmen. Zerubbabel, and Shimei: and the fons 15 And the fons of Caleb the son of! of Zerubbabel; Mefhullam, and Ha-Jephunneh; Iru, Elah, and Naam:" maniah, and Shelomith their fifter: and the fons of Elah, even Kenaz 16 And the fons of Jehaleleel; Ziph," and Ziphah, Tiria, and Afareel.

20 And Hafhubah, and Ohel, and Be rechiah, and Hafadiah, Juthab-befed, five.

21 And the fons of Hananiah; Pelatiah, and Jefaiah: the fons of Rephaiah, the fons of Arnan, the fons of Obadiah, the fons of Shechaniah.

17And the fons of Ezra were, Jether and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon: and the bare Miriam, and Shammai, and Ithbah the father of Efhtemoa.

18 And his wife Jehudijah bare Jered the father of Gedor, and Heber the father of Socho, and Jekuthiel the fa

22 And the fons of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: and the fons of Shemaiah; Mattufh, and Igeal, and Bariah, and ther of Zanoah. And thefe are the Neariah, and Shaphat, fix. fons of Bithiah the daughter of Pha

-23 And the fons of Neariah; Eli-raoh, which Mered took. senal, and Hezekiah, and Azrikam, 19 And the fons of his wife Hodiah three. the After of Naham, the father of Keilah the Garmite, and Efhtemoa the Maachathite.

24 And the fons of Elioenai were, Modaiah, and Eliathi, and Pelalah, and Akkub,and Johanan, and Dalaiah, and Anani, feven.

CHAP. IV.

THE fons of Judah; Pharez, Hez. ron, and Carmi, and Hur,' and Shobal.

2 And Reaiah the fon of Shobal beat Jahath; and Jahath begat Ahumai, and Lahad. These are the families of the Zorathites.

20 And the fons of Shimon were, Amnon, and Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. And the fons of Ifhi were, Zoheth, and Ben-zoheth.

21 The fons of Shelah the son of Judah were, Er the father of Lecah, and Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the families of the house of them that wrought fine linen, of the house of Afhbea,

3 And these were of the father of 22 And Jokim, and the men of Cho. Etam; Jezreel, and Ihma, and Id-zeba, and foath, and Saraph, who had bah: and the name of their fifter the dominion in Moab, and Jashubi was Hazeleiponi: lehem. And these are ancient things.

4 And Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Huthah, Thele are the fons of Hur, the firit born of Ephratah, the father of Beth. lehem.

5 And Afhur the father of Tekoa had two wives, Helah and Naarah.

6 And Naarah bare him Ahuzam, and Hepher, and Temeni, and Haa kahtari. These were the fons of Naarab.

7 And the fons of Helah were, Zereth, and Jezoar, and Ethnan.

8 And Cez begat Anub, and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel the fun of Harum.

9And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother salted his name Jabez, faying, Becaufe 1 bave him with forrow."

10 And Jabez called on the God of Ifrael, faying, Oh that thon wouldeft lefs nie indeed, and enlarge my coaft, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldeft keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which hel requested.

iAnd Chelub the brother of Shuab begat Mehir, which was the father of Eihton.

23 Thefe were the potters, and thote that dwelt among plants and hedges: there they dwelt with the king for his work.

24 The fons of Simeon were,Nemuel, and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and Shaul: 25 Shallum his fon, Mibfam his fon," Mifma his fon.

26 And the fons of Mifhma; Hamuel his fon, Zacchur his fon, Shimei his fon.

27 And Shimei had fixteen fons and fix daughters; but his brethren had not many children, neither did all their family multiply, like to the chif dren of Judah.

28 And they dwelt at Beer-fheba, and Moladah, and Hazar-fhual, 29 And at Bilhah, and at Ezem, and at Tolad,,

30 And at Bethuel, and at Hormab, and at Ziklag,

31 And at Beth-marcabeth, and Ha zar-fufin, and at Beth-birel, and at. Shaaraim. These were their cities unto the reign of David.

32 And their villages were, Etam, and Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Afhan, five cities:

33 And all their villages that were round about the fame cities, unto

12 And Ehton begat Beth-rapha, Baal. Thefe were their habitations, and Pafesh, and Tehinnah the fatberland their genealogy..

of Ir.nahafh. These are the men of Rechab

13 And the fons of Kenaz; Othniel,

34 And Mefhabab, and Jamlech, and Jofhah the fon of Amaziah, 35 And Joel, and Jehu the fon of

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