Jeremiah 52:1-34 Questions by Stephen Ricker
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The Fall of Jerusalem
Questions for Study 38

Jeremiah 52:1-34
Memory Verse: 3

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I. King Zedekiah Captured (52:1-11)

1. Who was the last king of Israel? (1-2) Why did Jerusalem and Judah fall? (3) When did this happen? (4-5)

2. How was the word of God spoken through Jeremiah fulfilled? (6) What did Judah's army do? (7-8)

3. What did Zedekiah do and how were Jeremiah's words about him fulfilled? (9-11, 32:4-5, 34:2-3, 38:18; Ezekiel 12:13) What can be learned about people who hear the word of God but do not love and obey the Lord?

II. Nebuchadnezzar Burns Jerusalem (51:12-30)

4. Who was sent to Jerusalem" (12) What did he do? (13-14) Who were the only people left in the land? (15-16)

5. What did the Babylonians take away? (17-19) What does their weight say about how God had blessed Israel in David and Solomon's days? (20-23) What can we learn about the Lord's actions at this time about blessings?

6. Who else was taken into captivity at this time? (24-27) How many were carried into exile? Did rank and position exempt anyone from exile?

III. Jehoiachin Released (51:31-34)

7. Who is Jehoiachin? What happened to him while in captivity? How was his exile lightened? (33-34)