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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehoiachin, King of Judah
Jehoiachin, King of Judah (יְהוֹיָכִין‎, yehoyakhin). The son of Jehoiakim and Nehushta who reigned from 598–597 bc. Also called Jeconiah (especially in Jeremiah).
Coniah
Coniah (כָּנְיָהוּ‎, konyahu). A form of the name Jehoiachin used in Jer 22:24, 28; 37:1.
Jeconiah
Jeconiah (יְכָנְיָהוּ‎, yekhonyahu). An alternate name of three men.Jehoahaz, son of Josiah, king of Judah (1 Esdras 1:34).Jehoiachin, the last king of Judah (1 Chr 3:16).Conaniah the official, who contributed to the Passover offering of Josiah’s reign (1 Esdras 1:9)
Jehoiakim, King of Judah
Jehoiakim, King of Judah (יְהוֹיָקִים‎, yehoyaqim). Son of King Josiah and Zebidah who reigned over Judah from 609–598 bc. Originally named Eliakim, he was given the regnal name Jehoiakim by Pharaoh Neco. Although Josiah had been faithful to Yahweh, Jehoiakim was considered to have done evil in His eyes
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehoiachin (Person)
JEHOIACHIN (PERSON) [Heb yĕhôyākı̂n (יְהֹויָכִין)]. Var. JOIACHIN; JECONIAH; CONIAH; JECHONIAH. Son of Jehoiakim and king of Judah for 3 months from December 598 (or January 597) to March 597 b.c.e. Jehoiachin (or Joiachin; Heb yôyākin) was undoubtedly a throne name, meaning “Yahweh establishes”
Eliakim (Person)
ELIAKIM (PERSON) [Heb ʾelyāqı̂m (אֶלְיָקִים)]. The name is composed of two parts, the theophoric element ʾēl (meaning “God,” the Canaanite or the Israelite deity), and the verb form yāqı̂m (a Hipʿil impf 3ms from qûm, with the meaning “to raise, set up, establish”). Thus “God will establish” would
Jeconiah (Person)
JECONIAH (PERSON) [Heb yĕkonyâ (יְכָנְיָה‎); yĕkonyāhû (יְכָנְיָהוּ)]. A variant form for 3 names in the Hebrew Bible and the deuterocanonical texts.1. An alternate form of the name JEHOIACHIN king of Judah, the son and successor of Jehoiakim (1 Chr 3:16, 17). He was taken into exile by Nebuchadnezzar
Jehoiakim (Person)
JEHOIAKIM (PERSON) [Heb yĕhôyāqı̂m (יְהֹויָקִים)]. King of Judah who reigned 609/8–598/7 b.c.e. Jehoiakim, whose given name was Eliakim (meaning “God raises up”), was the son of Josiah. His mother was Zebidah, daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah (2 Kgs 23:36) in Galilee.A. Jehoiakim’s ReignFollowing the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehoiachin
Jehoiachin. King of Judah for a very brief time (598–597). He was the son of Jehoiakim and Nehushta, the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem (possibly the Elnathan mentioned by Jeremiah, cf. 26:22; 36:12, 25). The name Jehoiachin means “Yahweh will uphold,” and variations include Coniah (Jer 22:24, 28;
Coniah
Coniah. Alternate name for Jehoiachin, king of Judah, in Jeremiah 22:24, 28 and 37:1.See Jehoiachin.
Jechoniah
Jechoniah. Alternate form of Jehoiachin, a Judean king, in Matthew 1:11, 12.See Jehoiachin.
Jechonias
Jechonias. kjv form of Jechoniah, an alternate name for Jehoiachin, king of Judah, in Matthew 1:11, 12.See Jehoiachin.
Jeconiah
Jeconiah. Alternate name for King Jehoiachin of Judah, who was carried into Babylonian exile (1 Chr 3:16, 17; Jer 24:1).See Jehoiachin.
Jehoiakim
Jehoiakim. Second son of Josiah by Zebidah (2 Kgs 23:36; 1 Chr 3:15; 2 Chr 36:5) who became King of Judah in 609 bc. His given name, Eliakim, means “God will establish” (2 Kgs 23:34; 2 Chr 36:4). He replaced his older brother as king when Jehoahaz was deposed and exiled by Pharaoh Neco after a 3-month
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehoiachin
Jehoiachin jə-hōiʹə-kin [Heb. yehôyāḵîn—‘Yahweh will uphold’]; also JECONIAH jek-on̄īʹə [Heb. yeḵonyâ, yeḵonyāhû]; CONIAH kon̄iʹə [Heb. konyāhû] (Jer. 22:24, 28; 37:1); NT JECHONIAH jə-kon̄īʹə [Gk. Iechonias] (Mt. 1:11f); AV NT JECHONIAS; NEB NT JECONIAH; Apoc. [Gk. Iōakim] (1 Esd.
Coniah
Coniah kō-nī̀ə [Heb. konyāhû]. A form of the name JEHOIACHIN, found in Jer. 22:24, 28; 37:1.
Eliakim
2. The original name of Jehoiakim, the son of Josiah, whom Pharaoh Neco made king of Judah (2 K. 23:34; 2 Ch. 36:4).
Jeconiah
Jeconiah jek-ə-nīʹə [Gk. Iechonias]; AV NT JECHONIAS, AV also JECONIAS (1 Esd. 1:9), JOACHAZ (1 Esd. 1:34); NEB also JECHONIAS (1 Esd. 1:9), JOACHAZ (1 Esd. 1:34).
Jehoiakim
Jehoiakim jə-hoiʹə-kim [Heb. yehôyāqîm—‘Yahweh will establish’]; originally ELIAKIM ē-līʹə-kim [Heb. ʾelyāqîm—‘God will establish’]; AV Apoc. JOACIM [Gk. Iōakim] (1 Esd. 1:37–39; Bar. 1:3); NEB also JOAKIM (1 Esd. 1:37–39).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehoiachin
JEHOIACHIN King of Judah for a very brief time (598–597 bc). He was the son of Jehoiakim and Nehushta, the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem (possibly the Elnathan mentioned by Jeremiah, cf. Jer 26:22; 36:12, 25). The name Jehoiachin means “Yahweh will uphold,” and variations include Coniah (Jer 22:24,
Coniah
CONIAH* Alternate name for Jehoiachin, king of Judah, in Jeremiah 22:24, 28; 37:1. See Jehoiachin.
Jechoniah
JECHONIAH* Alternate form of Jehoiachin, a Judean king, in Matthew 1:11–12. See Jehoiachin.
Jechonias
JECHONIAS* kjv form of Jechoniah, an alternate name of Jehoiachin, king of Judah, in Matthew 1:11–12. See Jehoiachin.
Jeconiah
JECONIAH* Alternate name for King Jehoiachin of Judah, who was carried into Babylonian exile (1 Chr 3:16–17; Jer 24:1). See Jehoiachin.
Jehoiakim
JEHOIAKIM Second son of Josiah by Zebidah (2 Kgs 23:36; 1 Chr 3:15; 2 Chr 36:4) who became king of Judah in 609 bc. He replaced his younger brother Jehoahaz as king when he was deposed and exiled by Pharaoh Neco after a three-month reign (2 Kgs 23:31–35). Jehoiakim was installed as king at age 25, and
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehoiachin
Jehoiachin (ji-hoi´uh-kin; Heb., “the Lord has established”; also called Joiachin, Jeconiah, Jechoniah, and Coniah), one of the last two kings of Judah. His father was King Jehoiakim and his mother was Nehushta, the daughter of Onathan, a high court official. Jehoiachin came to the throne in 598/7 bce
Coniah
Coniah (koh-ni´uh; Heb., “the Lord has appointed”), a shortened form of the name Jehoiachin used only in Jer. 22:24, 28; 37:1. The last king of Judah, Coniah (Jehoiachin) was the son of Jehoiakim and the grandson of Josiah. He began his reign as king in Judah about 598 bce, about a year before the city
Eliakim
Eliakim (i-li´uh-kim; Heb., “El [God] raises up”).1 The son of Hilkiah and royal steward under King Hezekiah. Eliakim had replaced Shebnah (Shebna) in that office in accordance with the prophecy of Isaiah, but he later fell into disfavor with the prophet or his disciples (Isa. 22:20–25). Together with
Jehoiakim
Jehoiakim (ji-hoi´uh-kim), king of Judah ca. 608–598 bce (2 Kings 23:36). He was installed as king at age twenty-five by Pharaoh Neco after Neco had deposed his younger brother Jehoahaz (23:33–35). The son of Josiah and Zebidah, Jehoiakim’s given name was Eliakim before Neco changed it. The pharaoh exacted
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehoiachin
JEHOIACHINAlso called Jeconiah (1 Chr 3:16–17; Est 2:6; Jer 24:1; 27:20; 28:4; 29:2) and Coniah (Jer 22:24, 28; 37:1). (Mt 1:11–12) uses the Gr. form Jechonias.Son of Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin became king of Judah in December, 598 b.c. He was 18 years old (the “eight years old” of (2 Chr 36:9) is considered
Coniah
CONIAHThis king of Judah is called Coniah in Jer 22:2–4, 28; 37:1, but he was known also as Jehoiachin (q, v,).
Jechonias
JECHONIAS. Jechonias is the Gr. form of Jeconiah (q.v.). It is found in Mt 1:11–12.
Jeconiah
JECONIAH. An altered form of Jehoiachin (q.v.). The name is also contracted to Coniah. Jeconiah is found in 1 Chr 3:16–17; Est 2:6; Jer 24:1; 27:20; 28:4; 29:2.
Jehoiakim
JEHOIAKIM. King of Judah, son of Josiah by his wife Zebudah. He was first called Eliakim, but after deposing Jehoiahaz, Pharaoh Necho set him on the throne of Judah and changed his name to Jehoiakim, in the latter half of 609 b.c. (2 Kgs 23:34, 36). He was subject to Egypt for four years and required
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jehoiachin
JEHOIACHIN (Heb. yehôyāḵin, ‘Yahweh will establish’; ‘Jeconiah’ in 1 Ch. 3:16; cf. Mt. 1:11–12; ‘Coniah’ in Je. 22:24, 28).Jehoiachin was appointed king of Judah by the Babylonians following the revolt and death of his father Jehoiakim (6 December 598 bc). His brief reign of 3 months and 10 days
Jehoiakim
JEHOIAKIM (Heb. yehôyāqîm, ‘Ya (h)w has established’; cf. Joakim, 1 Esdras 1:37–39). King of Judah (609–598 bc), a son of *Josiah and elder brother of *Jehoahaz, whose place he took at the command of Neco II of Egypt. His name was changed from Eliakim as a mark of vassalage. The reign is recorded
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehoiachin
Jehoiachin (Heb. yĕhôyāḵɩ̂n) (also JECONIAH)The throne name (“Yahweh has established”) of Coniah, who succeeded his father Jehoiakim as the king of Judah. He became king at the age of 18 and reigned for three months during 598/597 b.c.e. His mother was Nehushta, daughter of Onathan, a high court
Coniah
Coniah (Heb. konyāhû)Alternate form of Jehoiachin, the last king of Judah (Jer. 22:24, 28; 37:1) …
Eliakim
Eliakim (Heb. ʾelyāqɩ̂m)1. A court official under King Hezekiah, involved in negotiations to end Sennacherib’s invasion of Judah (2 Kgs. 18:17–19:7 = Isa. 36:3–37:7). Eliakim, described as being “in charge of the palace,” was sent, along with Shebnah and Joah, to meet an Assyrian delegation comprised
Jeconiah, Jechoniah
Jeconiah (Heb. yĕḵonyâ, yĕḵonyāhû), JECHONIAH (Gk. Iechonias) (also CONIAH)1. Alternate name of King Jehoiachin of Judah. In the genealogy of Jesus at Matt. 1:11–12 he is called Jechoniah (Gk. Iechonɩ́as).2. A levitical chief during King Josiah’s reign (1 Esdr. 1:9). At 2 Chr. 35:9 he is called
Jehoiakim
Jehoiakim (Heb. yĕhôyāqɩ̂m)1. King of Judah (609–598 b.c.e.), whose given name was Eliakim (2 Kgs. 23:34; 2 Chr. 36:4). His mother was Zebidah, daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah (2 Kgs. 23:36b). Jehoiakim was the second-born son of Josiah (1 Chr. 3:15) and was enthroned by Pharaoh Neco of Egypt in 609
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehoiachin
Jehoiachin [jə hoiˊə kĭn] (Heb. yehôyāḵîn “Yahweh establishes”). Nineteenth king of Judah (598/597 B.C.); son and successor of Jehoiakim and Nehushta, the daughter of Elnathan. He is also called Jeconiah (1 Chr. 3:16–17; Esth. 2:6; Jer. 24:1; 27:20; 28:4; 29:2; cf. Matt. 1:11–12, “Jechoniah”)
Jeconiah
Jeconiah [jĕkˊə nīˊə] (Heb. yeḵonyâ, yeḵonyāhû “Yahweh will establish”).
Jehoiakim
Jehoiakim [jə hoiˊə kĭm] (Heb. yehôyāqîm “Yahweh will lift up” or “establish”).†
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Jehoiachin
JEHOIACHIN (Hebrew, “may the Lord establish”) The eighteenth king of Judah in 598–97 b.c., the son and successor to King Jehoiakim. His reign began when he was eighteen years old and endured for a mere three months, after which he surrendered without struggle to Nebuchadnezzar and the Babylonians who
Jehoiakim
JEHOIAKIM (Hebrew, “the Lord raises up”) The seventeenth king of Judah from 609 to 598 b.c., the son of Josiah and Zebidah, daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah (2 Kgs 23:36). Known originally as Eliakim, he succeeded his brother Jehoahaz after the latter was deposed by Pharaoh Neco of Egypt. In order to demonstrate
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeconias
Jeconi´as, the Greek form of Jeconiah, an altered form of Jehoiachin. [Jehoiachin.]
Jeho-iachin
Jeho-i´achin (whom Jehovah has appointed), son of Jehoiakim, and for three months and ten days king of Judah. (b.c. 597.) At his accession Jerusalem was quite defenceless, and unable to offer any resistance to the army which Nebuchadnezzar sent to besiege it. 2 Kings 24:10, 11. In a very short time Jehoiachin
Jeho-iakim
Jeho-i´akim (whom Jehovah sets up), called Eliakim, son of Josiah and king of Judah. After deposing Jehoahaz, Pharaoh-necho set Eliakim, his elder brother, upon the throne, and changed his name to Jehoiakim, b.c. 608–597. For four years Jehoiakim was subject to Egypt, when Nebuchadnezzar, after a short
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Jehoiakim Father
Nehushta Mother
Zedekiah Brother
Jerahmeel Brother
Shealtiel Son
Pedaiah Son
Jekamiah Son
Zedekiah Son
Shenazzar Son
Hoshama Son
Malchiram Son
Nedabiah Son
Zedekiah Uncle
Josiah Grandfather
Zerubbabel Grandson
Jehoahaz Uncle
Elnathan Grandfather
Johanan Uncle
Zebidah Grandmother
Shimei Grandson
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