Now your clothes have all been torn
Kingdom sacked attacked and dethroned

from Matisyahu – Sunshine Lyrics on Rap Genius


The Southern Kingdom of Judah was sacked by the Babylonians in 586 BCE and the temple of Jerusalem destroyed. The king at the time was blinded, and many people were taken away as slaves in Babylon. King Cyrus the Great of Persia liberated the Jews, and gave them funding to rebuilt the temple. The Romans destroyed the Second Temple in the year 70 AD as punishment for the Jewish rebellion.

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