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Summary

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.

Bible References

The city

Jeremiah 5:10
The Lord commanded the enemy, "March through the vineyards of Israel and Judah and ruin them. But do not destroy them completely. Strip off their branches for these people do not belong to the Lord.
Jeremiah 39:2
It lasted until the ninth day of the fourth month of Zedekiah's eleventh year. On that day they broke through the city walls.
Jeremiah 52:6
By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine in the city was so severe the residents had no food.
Ezekiel 33:21
In the twelfth year of our exile, in the tenth month, on the fifth of the month, a refugee came to me from Jerusalem saying, "The city has been defeated!"

Fled

Leviticus 26:17
I will set my face against you. You will be struck down before your enemies, those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee when there is no one pursuing you.
Deuteronomy 28:25
"The Lord will allow you to be struck down before your enemies; you will attack them from one direction but flee from them in seven directions and will become an object of terror to all the kingdoms of the earth.
Deuteronomy 32:24
They will be starved by famine, eaten by plague, and bitterly stung; I will send the teeth of wild animals against them, along with the poison of creatures that crawl in the dust.
Jeremiah 39:4
When King Zedekiah of Judah and all his soldiers saw them, they tried to escape. They departed from the city during the night. They took a path through the king's garden and passed out through the gate between the two walls. Then they headed for the Jordan Valley.

And the king

2 Kings 25:5
But the Babylonian army chased after the king. They caught up with him in the plains of Jericho, and his entire army deserted him.
Ezekiel 12:12
"The prince who is among them will raise his belongings onto his shoulder in darkness, and will go out. He will dig a hole in the wall to leave through. He will cover his face so that he cannot see the land with his eyes.

General references

Deuteronomy 28:52
They will besiege all of your villages until all of your high and fortified walls collapse -- those in which you put your confidence throughout the land. They will besiege all your villages throughout the land the Lord your God has given you.
Isaiah 29:3
I will lay siege to you on all sides; I will besiege you with troops; I will raise siege works against you.
Jeremiah 32:4
King Zedekiah of Judah will not escape from the Babylonians. He will certainly be handed over to the king of Babylon. He must answer personally to the king of Babylon and confront him face to face.
Ezekiel 12:12
"The prince who is among them will raise his belongings onto his shoulder in darkness, and will go out. He will dig a hole in the wall to leave through. He will cover his face so that he cannot see the land with his eyes.

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