JuliaSmith(i) 2 And the city will go into siege till the eleventh year to king Zedekiah. 3 In the ninth to the month and the famine will be strong in the city, and there was not bread for the people of the land. 4 And the city will be broken up, and all the men of war by night the way of the gate between the walls by the king's garden: (and the Chaldees against the city round about;) and he will go the way of the sterile region. 5 And the strength of the Chaldees will pursue after the king, and they will overtake him in the sterile region of Jericho: and all his strength was scattered from him. 6 And they will seize the king and bring him up to the king of Babel to Riblah; and they will speak judgment with him. 7 And they slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and he blinded the eyes of Zedekiah, and he will bind him with fetters, and bring him to Babel.