2 Kings 25:28
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New American Standard Bible
and he spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

King James Bible
And he spake kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon;

Darby Bible Translation
and he spoke kindly to him, and set his seat above the seat of the kings that were with him in Babylon.

World English Bible
and he spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon,

Young's Literal Translation
and speaketh with him good things and putteth his throne above the throne of the kings who are with him in Babylon,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The kings that were with him - Probably captive kings, like Jehoiachin himself. Compare Judges 1:7.

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'As Sodom'
'Zedekiah was one and twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah. 2. And he did that which was evil in the eyes of the Lord, according to all that Jehoiakim had done. 3. For through the anger of the Lord it came to pass in Jerusalem and Judah, till he had cast them out from his presence, that Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon. 4. And it came to pass, in the ninth year of his reign,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Historical Books.
1. In the Pentateuch we have the establishment of the Theocracy, with the preparatory and accompanying history pertaining to it. The province of the historical books is to unfold its practiced working, and to show how, under the divine superintendence and guidance, it accomplished the end for which it was given. They contain, therefore, primarily, a history of God's dealings with the covenant people under the economy which he had imposed upon them. They look at the course of human events on the
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

Cross References
Jeremiah 52:32
Then he spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the thrones of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

Daniel 2:37
"You, O king, are the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the strength and the glory;

Daniel 5:18
"O king, the Most High God granted sovereignty, grandeur, glory and majesty to Nebuchadnezzar your father.

Daniel 5:19
"Because of the grandeur which He bestowed on him, all the peoples, nations and men of every language feared and trembled before him; whomever he wished he killed and whomever he wished he spared alive; and whomever he wished he elevated and whomever he wished he humbled.

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