all his host
2 Kings 25:1
25:1 all his host. Nebuchadnezzar had placed two sons of Josiah on the throne, with both no doubt swearing fealty to him, but both had rebelled, not only against Babylon but also a against the counsel of God through Jeremiah. Therefore, Nebuchadnezzar decided to either kill or take captive all the nobility and other leaders of Judah in order to preclude any further rebellion.