If it specifically meant to apply Jeremiah's year prophecy to the destruction of the city, then that application could find fulfillment in that the Temple remained destroyed and non-operational for 70 years, from BC to BC. They even had bathrooms. Abraham was born in Babylon, so the Jews were not regarded as foreigners. But, in my opinion, none of this is even necessary because Jeremiah never said that the captivity would last 70 years. This Bible passage begins with a reference to the BC destruction of Jerusalem, during which the Temple was also destroyed. In BC, an alliance between the Meads and the Persians Babylonians resulted in a campaign that defeated the Assyrians.
Babylon would rule Judah for 70 years
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Although they worshiped God they were not true Jews. Yet the consequences of that tragedy were still apparent. Yet, Jehoiakim seemed totally blind to the plight of the country. The salient feature to keep in mind, however, is that Cyrus sent the Jews home for religious purposes only. Benefits of Babylonian Exile This exile, although very traumatic, nevertheless had a great benefit to the Jewish people.
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In a vivid vision in Isaiah 6, the prophet is first purified by a hot coal and then prepared to go and prophesy against the nation and its leaders. It describes the nation as a helpless worm Isa. One of their places of dwelling was called Tel Aviv Ezek. Miraculous Journey takes you on a page tour of Jewish history, all in one volume, from Creation to President Obama. The Hasmonean Dynasty.
He also built a magnificent temple in Jerusalem. In that vision, Yahweh commanded him to re-establish Yahweh worship in Jerusalem and to rebuild the temple. Both Abraham and Sarah were very old and having a son was a great blessing. Micah strongly criticized the rich for oppressing the poor. But it was too little too late. Harrison Grand Rapids, MI: A Brief Biblical History.
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