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2 Chronicles 36:5 NIV

Jehoiakim King of Judah

5 Jehoiakim was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eleven years. He did evil in the eyes of the LORD his God.

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  • a 36:2 - Hebrew "Joahaz," a variant of "Jehoahaz" ; also in verse 4
  • b 36:3 - That is, about 3 3/4 tons or about 3.4 metric tons
  • c 36:3 - That is, about 75 pounds or about 34 kilograms
  • d 36:7 - Or "palace"
  • e 36:9 - One Hebrew manuscript, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 2 Kings 24:8); most Hebrew manuscripts "eight"
  • f 36:10 - Hebrew "brother," that is, relative (see 2 Kings 24:17)
  • g 36:17 - Or "Chaldeans"