The Captivity of Judah

12 On the tenth day of the fifth month, in the nineteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard, who served the king of Babylon, came to Jerusalem.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Jeremiah 52:12

Commentary on Jeremiah 52:12-23

(Read Jeremiah 52:12-23)

The Chaldean army made woful havoc. But nothing is so particularly related here, as the carrying away of the articles in the temple. The remembrance of their beauty and value shows us the more the evil of sin.

13 He set fire to the temple of the Lord, the royal palace and all the houses of Jerusalem. Every important building he burned down.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Jeremiah 52:13

Commentary on Jeremiah 52:12-23

(Read Jeremiah 52:12-23)

The Chaldean army made woful havoc. But nothing is so particularly related here, as the carrying away of the articles in the temple. The remembrance of their beauty and value shows us the more the evil of sin.