Month Ninth Saying Tenth

24:1 Again in the {a} ninth year, in the tenth month, in the tenth [day] of the {b} month, the word of the LORD came to me, saying,

(a) Of Jeconiah's captivity and of the reign of Zedekiah, 2Ki 25:1.

(b) Called Tebeth, which contains part of December and part of January: in which month and day Nebuchadnezzar besieged Jerusalem.

24:1 In the ninth year - Of Zedekiah's reign. Came unto me - The prophet was now in Babylon.

24:1-14 The pot on the fire represented Jerusalem besieged by the Chaldeans: all orders and ranks were within the walls, prepared as a prey for the enemy. They ought to have put away their transgressions, as the scum, which rises by the heat of the fire, is taken from the top of the pot. But they grew worse, and their miseries increased. Jerusalem was to be levelled with the ground. The time appointed for the punishment of wicked men may seem to come slowly, but it will come surely. It is sad to think how many there are, on whom ordinances and providences are all lost.

Month Ninth Tenth Word

Month Ninth Tenth Word