INTO EXILE

Jeremiah 52:24-34

 

I.                The Leaders Punished (vs. 24-30)

 

a.      Nebuzaradan (Captain of the guard) captured what leaders in Jerusalem? __________________________________________________________  __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________

b.      What was done with these leaders captured by Nebuzaradan? ________    

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     c.   Who else had already been dealt with in Riblah? (vs. 8-11) ___________

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d.      Why would these men also be put to death and not the general   population of the city? _______________________________________

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e.       How many different deportations are listed in this passage where Babylon carried the Jews of Judah away into captivity? _____________

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II.              Jehoiachin Remembered (vs. 31-34)

 

a.      Jehoiachin was the king just prior to Zedekiah.  He was exile to Babylon     

after a short three month tenure as king over Judah. Indications are that

he was eighteen at the time of his reign.  How long did he spend in the

Babylonian prison? __________________________________________

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b.      What king of Babylon was responsible for releasing Jehoiachin? _______

_______________________________(his name means :man of Marduk)

     c.    Does the Scripture state why he was treated kindly by Evil-Marduk?

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d.   After his release from prison how long was he cared for by the king of   

      Babylon? __________________________________________________

      __________________________________________________________

 

III.       Application:

 

Does this study reveal that those in leadership incur a stricter judgment and are held to a higher standard when it comes to obeying God and leading others to obey God? ____________________________________________ What does this study reveal about the longsuffering of God? ____________ ____________________________________________________________

What does this study reveal about the absolute faithfulness of God? ______

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