New International Version
But Nebuzaradan left behind the rest of the poorest people of the land to work the vineyards and fields.
King James Bible
But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left certain of the poor of the land for vinedressers and for husbandmen.
Darby Bible Translation
But Nebuzar-adan the captain of the body-guard left of the poor of the land for vinedressers and for husbandmen.
World English Bible
But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left of the poorest of the land to be vineyard keepers and farmers.
Young's Literal Translation
and of the poor of the land hath Nebuzar-Adan, chief of the executioners, left for vine-dressers and for husbandmen.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The poor of the land - See on Jeremiah 39:1 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'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
2 Kings 25:8
On the seventh day of the fifth month, in the nineteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard, an official of the king of Babylon, came to Jerusalem.
2 Kings 25:12
But the commander left behind some of the poorest people of the land to work the vineyards and fields.
But Nebuzaradan the commander of the guard left behind in the land of Judah some of the poor people, who owned nothing; and at that time he gave them vineyards and fields.
When the commander of the guard found Jeremiah, he said to him, "The LORD your God decreed this disaster for this place.
When all the army officers and their men who were still in the open country heard that the king of Babylon had appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam as governor over the land and had put him in charge of the men, women and children who were the poorest in the land and who had not been carried into exile to Babylon,
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