Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Zedekiah the king sent, and took him out: and the king asked him secretly in his house, and said, Is there any word from the LORD? And Jeremiah said, There is: for, said he, thou shalt be delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon.
So King Zedekiah said, “Behold, he is in your
hands; for the king can do nothing against you.”
1 Kings 14:1
At that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam became sick.
King Zedekiah sent Jehucal the son of Shelemiah, and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, the priest, to Jeremiah the prophet, saying, “ Please pray to the Lord our God on our behalf.”
The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord when
King Zedekiah sent to him Pashhur the son of Malchijah, and Zephaniah the priest, the son of Maaseiah, saying,
1 Kings 22:16
Then the king said to him, “How many times must I adjure you to speak to me nothing but the truth in the name of the Lord?”
2 Kings 3:11
But Jehoshaphat said, “
Is there not a prophet of the Lord here, that we may inquire of the Lord by him?” And one of the king of Israel’s servants answered and said, “ Elisha the son of Shaphat is here, who used to pour water on the hands of Elijah.”
Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; but he used to enjoy listening to him.
Then afterwards,” declares the Lord, “
I will give over Zedekiah king of Judah and his servants and the people, even those who survive in this city from the pestilence, the sword and the famine, into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of their foes and into the hand of those who seek their lives; and he will strike them down with the edge of the sword. He will not spare them nor have pity nor compassion.”’
‘But like the
bad figs which cannot be eaten due to rottenness—indeed, thus says the Lord—so I will abandon Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials, and the remnant of Jerusalem who remain in this land and the ones who dwell in the land of Egypt.
for thus says the Lord concerning the king who sits on the throne of David, and concerning all the people who dwell in this city, your brothers who did
not go with you into exile—
because Zedekiah king of Judah had
shut him up, saying, “Why do you prophesy, saying, ‘ Thus says the Lord, “Behold, I am about to give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will take it;
Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials I will give into the hand of their enemies and into the hand of those who seek their life, and into the hand of the army of the king of Babylon which has gone away from you.
king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes at Riblah; the king of Babylon also slew all the nobles of Judah.
prince who is among them will load his baggage on his shoulder in the dark and go out. They will dig a hole through the wall to bring it out. He will cover his face so that he can not see the land with his eyes.
Therefore, thus says the Lord God, “As I live, surely My oath which he despised and My covenant which he broke, I will
inflict on his head.
And you, O slain, wicked one, the prince of Israel, whose
day has come, in the time of the punishment of the end,’
and Zedekiah king of Judah will
not escape out of the hand of the Chaldeans, but he will surely be given into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will speak with him face to face and see him eye to eye;