2 Kings 24:8–17

||Jehoiachin was oeighteen years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. And his mother’s name was Nehushta, the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem. And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, according to all pthat his father had done. 10 *At that time the servants of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up against Jerusalem, and the city was besieged. 11 And Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came against the city, and his servants did besiege it. 12 And qJehoiachin the king of Judah went out to the king of Babylon, he, and his mother, and his servants, and his princes, and his ||officers: and the king of Babylon rtook him in the eighth year of ||his reign. 13 And he carried out thence all the treasures of the house of the Lord, and sthe treasures of the king’s house, and tcut in pieces all the vessels of gold which uSolomon king of Israel had made in the temple of the Lord, xas the Lord had said. 14 And yhe carried away all Jerusalem, and all the princes, and all the mighty men of valour, even zten thousand captives, and all athe craftsmen and smiths: none remained, save bthe poorest sort of the people of the land. 15 And che carried away Jehoiachin to Babylon, and the king’s mother, and the king’s wives, and his ||officers, dand the mighty of the land, those carried he into captivity from Jerusalem to Babylon. 16 And eall the men of might, even zseven thousand, and craftsmen and smiths a thousand, all that were strong and apt for war, even them the king of Babylon brought captive to Babylon. *17 And fthe king of Babylon made Mattaniah ghis father’s brother king in his stead, and hchanged his name to Zedekiah.

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[Called Jeconiah, 1 Chr. 3:16. Jer. 24:1. And Coniah, Jer. 22:24, 28]. & 37:1. Comp. Esth. 2:6.


Comp. 2 Chr. 36:9.


ver. 19. ch. 23:37.


Heb. came into siege. ch. 25:2. See 2 Chr. 32:10 marg.


Or, eunuchs. See ch. 23:11.


ch. 25:27.


[Nebuchadnezzar’s eighth year, Jer. 25:1]. ch. 25:8. Comp. Jer. 52:28.


See ch. 20:17.


ch. 16:17 (Heb.). Comp. 2 Chr. 36:7. Ezra 1:7. Dan. 1:2. & 5:2, 3.


Comp. ver. 16. Jer. 52:28.


ver. 16. Jer. 24:1. & 29:2. Comp. 1 Sam. 13:19, 22.


See ch. 25:12.


Or, eunuchs. ver. 12.


Comp. ver. 14 (Heb.). ch. 15:20.


Comp. ver. 16. Jer. 52:28.



So ch. 23:34.