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And he carried away all Jerusalem, and all the princes, and all the mighty men of valour, even ten thousand captives, and all the craftsmen and smiths: none remained, save the poorest sort of the people of the land.
2 Chronicles 36:9
Jehoiachin was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned three months and ten days in Jerusalem, and he did evil in the sight of the Lord.
Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had carried away captive Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, and the officials of Judah with the craftsmen and smiths from Jerusalem and had brought them to Babylon, the Lord showed me: behold, two baskets of figs set before the temple of the Lord!
These are the people whom
Nebuchadnezzar carried away into exile: in the seventh year 3,023 Jews;
Now it came about in the thirtieth year, on the fifth day of the fourth month, while I was by the
river Chebar among the exiles, the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God.
1 Samuel 23:19
Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is David not hiding with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?
The poorest sort
2 Kings 25:12
But the captain of the guard left some of
the poorest of the land to be vinedressers and plowmen.
But some of the
poorest people who had nothing, Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard left behind in the land of Judah, and gave them vineyards and fields at that time.
Now all the commanders of the forces that were in the field, they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had appointed Gedaliah the son of Ahikam over the land and that he had put him in charge of the men, women and children, those of the poorest of the land who had not been exiled to Babylon.
Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left some of the poorest of the land to be vinedressers and plowmen.
that the kingdom might
be in subjection, not exalting itself, but keeping his covenant that it might continue.