Nebuzaradan

Nebuzaradan

(nĕb'yo͞ozâr`ədăn), in the Bible, trusted official of NebuchadnezzarNebuchadnezzar
, d. 562 B.C., king of Babylonia (c.605–562 B.C.), son and successor of Nabopolassar. In his father's reign he was sent to oppose the Egyptians, who were occupying W Syria and Palestine. At Carchemish he met and defeated (605 B.C.
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The Babylonians led by Nebuzaradan, commander of the Army of King Nebuchadnezzar burned down the temple (3 Kings 25:8-17);
Now on the seventh day of the fifth month, which was the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard, a servant of the king of Babylon, came to Jerusalem.
Rashi refers to Pesikta Rabbati 3:4, which has Jacob explaining why he had acted as he did: "But you should know that I buried her there by the word of God, that she might help her children when Nebuzaradan would exile them: (2) For when they passed along that road, Rachel came forth from her grave and stood by her tomb beseeching mercy for them, as it is said, A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping, Rachel weeping for her children (Jer.
6]hombres, mujeres, ninos, las hijas del rey y todas las personas que Nebuzaradan, comandante de la guardia, habia dejado bajo el cuidado de Godolias, incluyendo a Jeremias y a Baruc.
En el mes quinto, el siete del mes, en el ano diecinueve de Nabucodonosor, rey de Babilonia, Nebuzaradan, jefe de la guardia, siervo del rey de Babilonia, vino a Jerusalen.
En el mes quinto, el diez del mes, en el ano diecinueve de Nabucodonosor, rey de Babilonia, Nebuzaradan, jefe de la guardia, uno de los que servian ante el rey de Babilonia, vino a Jerusalen.
Nebuzaradan was the Babylonian military commander who allowed both Jerusalem's royal palace and Solomon's temple to be ransacked and burned to the ground.