Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Craftsmen

General references

Bible References

Jerusalem

2 Chronicles 36:9
The son of eight years was Jehoiachin in his reigning, and three months and ten days reigned he in Jerusalem: and he will do the evil in the eyes of Jehovah.
Jeremiah 24:1
Jehovah showed me, and behold, two baskets of figs set before the face of the temple of Jehovah, after Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel carried away captive Jeconiah son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, and the chiefs of Judah and the artificers, and the smiths, from Jerusalem, and he will bring them to Babel
Jeremiah 52:28
This the people which Nebuchadnezzar carried into exile: in the seventh year three thousand Jews and twenty and three.
Ezekiel 1:1
And it will be in the thirtieth year, in the fourth, in the fifth to the month, and I in the midst of the captivity by the river Chebar, the heavens were opened and I shall see visions of God.

Craftsmen

1 Samuel 23:19
And the Ziphites will go up to Saul to the hill, saying, Is not David hiding with us in the fastnesses in the thicket, in the hill of Hachilah, which is from the right of the desert?

The poorest sort

2 Kings 25:12
And of the powerless of the land the chief of the cooks left for vine-dressers and for ploughers.
Jeremiah 39:10
And from the weak people which to them was nothing, Nebuzaradan chief of the cooks left in the land of Judah, and he will give to them vineyards and fields in that day.
Jeremiah 40:7
And all the chiefs of the armies which were in the field, they and their men will hear, for the king of Babel appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam over the land, and that he committed to him the men and the women and children and the poor of the land from whom they were not carried away captive to Babel.
Jeremiah 52:16
And from the weak of the land, Nebuzaradan chief of the cooks left for vine-dressers and for ploughmen.
Ezekiel 17:14
To be a low kingdom, not to be lifted up, to watch his covenant to stand to it

General references

Deuteronomy 28:43
The stranger which is in the midst of thee shall go up above thee, going up, going up; and thou shalt go down beneath, beneath.
Ezekiel 1:2
In the fifth to the month, this the fifth year to the captivity of king Jehoiachin,