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Jeremiah 52:17-19 New English Translation (NET Bible)

17 The Babylonians broke the two bronze pillars in the temple of the Lord, as well as the movable stands and the large bronze basin called “The Sea.”[a] They took all the bronze to Babylon. 18 They also took the pots, shovels,[b] trimming shears,[c] basins, pans, and all the bronze utensils used by the priests.[d] 19 The captain of the royal guard took the gold and silver bowls, censers,[e] basins, pots, lampstands, pans, and vessels.[f]


  1. Jeremiah 52:17 sn For discussion of the items listed here, see the study notes at Jer 27:19.
  2. Jeremiah 52:18 sn These shovels were used to clean the altar.
  3. Jeremiah 52:18 sn These trimming shears were used to trim the wicks of the lamps.
  4. Jeremiah 52:18 tn Heb “with which they served (or “fulfilled their duty”).”
  5. Jeremiah 52:19 sn The censers held the embers used for the incense offerings.
  6. Jeremiah 52:19 sn These vessels were used for drink offerings.
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