He installed in his place a king (Zedekiah) of his own choice, and after he had received rich tribute, he sent (them) forth to Babylon." Taken with the astronomical data from the other Babylonian texts we can confirm that (using the Babylonian Accession year method) of Nebuchadnezzar would give us the times as (Nov/Dec 598) and (Feb/Mar 597) Do the Babylonian records confirm or contradict the Bible: 2 Kings ; ..the king of Babylon (Nebuchadnezzar) : Jewish non-accession year system = 8th year 587 B. The Desolation's of Jerusalem (Loss of Jewish Rule in Jerusalem) When both Jewish and Babylonian Chronologies are looked at we find an apparent contradiction between 2 Kings 25:8 and Jeremiah on one side and Jeremiah on the other hand.
At the end of chapter Jeremiah 51 in the original Hebrew Masoretic Text we find that this is the end of Jeremiah's writings.
From all this information the time for the Desolation of Jerusalem can be dated as the month of Av (July/Aug) 587. This confirms the calculation for the beginning of the prophecy for the Desolation of Jerusalem, which was fulfilled on June 7,1967 606? Concerning the army of Pharaoh Necho, king of Egypt, which was by the river Euphrates in Carchemish, and which Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon defeated in the king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it.
And the Lord gave Johoiakim king of Judah into his (Nebuchadnezzar's) hand...
One of these saros texts documents precise data that can be confirmed by computers that these lunar eclipses took place in 573/572 B. This saro text tells us that this took place in , gives definite observations that cannot fit any other year but 568 B. This astronomical data allows us to pinpoint the years in which events happened.