The king of Egypt dethroned him in Jerusalem and imposed on Judah a levy of a hundred talentsa of silver and a talentb of gold.
The king of Egypt made Eliakim, a brother of Jehoahaz, king over Judah and Jerusalem and changed Eliakim's name to Jehoiakim. But Neco1 took Eliakim's brother Jehoahaz and carried him off to Egypt.2
Jehoiakim3 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.
Nebuchadnezzar4 king of Babylon attacked him and bound him with bronze shackles to take him to Babylon.57
Nebuchadnezzar also took to Babylon articles from the temple of the LORD and put them in his templec there.68
The other events of Jehoiakim's reign, the detestable things he did and all that was found against him, are written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah. And Jehoiachin his son succeeded him as king.
Jehoiachin7 was eighteend years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months and ten days. He did evil in the eyes of the LORD.
In the spring, King Nebuchadnezzar sent for him and brought him to Babylon,8 together with articles of value from the temple of the LORD, and he made Jehoiachin's uncle,e Zedekiah, king over Judah and Jerusalem.
Zedekiah9 was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eleven years.
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD10 his God and did not humble11 himself before Jeremiah the prophet, who spoke the word of the LORD.
He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him take an oath12 in God's name. He became stiff-necked13 and hardened his heart and would not turn to the LORD, the God of Israel.