While the Assyrians scattered the people of the northern kingdom of Israel, the Babylonians took the Jews captive back to Babylon. Hence, for 70 years the Hebrews lived in exile. These last 2 chapters of 2 Kings tell the gruesome story. King Nebuchadnezzar’s conquest of Judah came in 3 waves:
- First, in 605 BC, that’s when he captured Judah’s best and brightest, Daniel along with his 3 friends, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. You may recognize them by their Babylonian names — Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. We’ll hear from them in a few weeks.
- In 597 BC, the prophet Ezekiel was captured and taken to Babylon.
- Finally in 586 BC, Nebuchadnezzar destroyed Solomon’s Temple and the whole city of Jerusalem.
The last 2 chapters of 2 Kings tells the story. Let’s dig in…
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