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Babylonian Captivity
ACROSS
2        Some Jews were taken captive to
Babylon, even if they suffered ______IES
trying to fight their captors.
5        When they were free, they enjoyed
many ____, but as slaves they suffered
many downs.
7        Sometimes they had to beg for just
a _____ of water.
8        God allowed them to be taken
captive because they ___NED greatly
(Lamen. 1:8).
10        Jerusalem was burned to
C______S (II Chron. 36:19).       
12        They wore _____ on their hands
and feet so they couldn't escape (Ez.
19:9)..
14        He was the last good king of the
Jews (II Chron. 35:1).  Spell his name
backward.
17        If they made bricks, they used
___   _R straw.
18        They had _____ prophets who
prophesied lies.
21        Dishonest people sometimes said
good, but _I__ED at friends to show they
meant bad (Psalm 35:19-20).
22        The Babylonian king who forced
the bad Jews into slavery (II Chron. 36:17).
25        They made their slaves work, even
if they were ____.
26        The slaves' skin stuck to their
_____S (Lamen. 4:8).
27        The wound of their sin was as
deep as what?  (Lamen. 2:13).
28        When the slaves built anything of
wood, they had to ____ down the trees.
29        The other half of the Jewish
Kingdom ~ Israel ~ had already been
taken captive because of their sins by
what nation (II Kings 17:23)?
31        They had _______D the temple
when they put idols in it  (II Chron. 33:7).
33        Conditions were so bad with
slaves, they even had FL____S in their
B__S.
34        Sometimes slaves didn't even
have ___________s to put on their feet.
35        Sick or injured slaves were lucky if
a __ (abbreviation) treated them.
36        Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar
burned down the ____L_ (II Chron. 36:19).
37        Abbreviation for Poor Souls.
38        Their religious ________ didn't
even try to follow the Lord (Jer. 2:8).
DOWN
1        Lamentations___ the lament of Jeremiah after Jerusalem and the temple were destroyed.
3        When the last good king in Jerusalem reigned, a few people from Israel joined his kingdom
made up of the two tribes of __________ ____ _______________N (II Chron. 34:9)
4        The Jewish kingdom was laid waste for seventy YE_R_ (II Chron. 36:21).
6        God told his people to just return to him and _____ to him, but they wouldn't (Jer. 29:12).
9        "___ is no use!  I love foreign gods....___ the house of Israel is disgraced" (Jer. 2:25-26).
10      One of the prophets who tried to warn the Jews:  ______AH
11      Isaiah and Jeremiah sometimes wrote poetically, but it did not ______E.
12      The book of the Bible that tells of the major events of the Jewish kings:  _____S
13      God ____TES robbery (Isaiah 61:8)
15       Jeremiah felt like a man ____COME by wine and trembling because of all the adultery
going on in his country (Jer. 23:9-10).
16       Lamentations was written about the destruction of ______ for her sins (Lam. 1:8).
19       King SEN_________ of Assyria had previously tried to take Jerusalem (II Chron. 32:22).
20       The Jewish King who prayed, so his land was saved from the Assyrians (II Chron. 32:20).
21       God begged the Jews to _____ and make themselves clear of their sins by stop
committing them, but they refused (Isa. 1:16).
23       The Jews were so used to their sins, they didn't even ______ over them any more (Jer.
6:15).
24       A sinner wrongly ____________ God is going to let him into heaven anyway.
30       It was predicted and came true that the Jews were in captivity in Babylon for 70 ______
(Jer. 25:11).
32       When someone stops wanting to be around God, God _____ wanting to be around that
person.
34       A person who dislikes God ____ himself up to be rejected by God.