2 Chronicles 36:2-12 NIV

Jehoahaz King of Judah

36:2-4pp -- 2Ki 23:31-34

2 Jehoahaza was twenty-three years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months.

References for 2 Chronicles 36:2

    • a 36:2 - Hebrew "Joahaz," a variant of "Jehoahaz"; also in verse 4
      3 The king of Egypt dethroned him in Jerusalem and imposed on Judah a levy of a hundred talentsb of silver and a talentc of gold.

      References for 2 Chronicles 36:3

        • b 36:3 - That is, about 3 3/4 tons (about 3.4 metric tons)
        • c 36:3 - That is, about 75 pounds (about 34 kilograms)
          4 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

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          Jehoiakim King of Judah

          36:5-8pp -- 2Ki 23:36-24:6

          5 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.

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          6 Nebuchadnezzar4 king of Babylon attacked him and bound him with bronze shackles to take him to Babylon.5

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          7 Nebuchadnezzar also took to Babylon articles from the temple of the LORD and put them in his templed there.6

          References for 2 Chronicles 36:7

            • d 36:7 - Or "palace"
              8 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.

              Jehoiachin King of Judah

              36:9-10pp -- 2Ki 24:8-17

              9 Jehoiachin7 was eighteene 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.

              References for 2 Chronicles 36:9

                • e 36:9 - One Hebrew manuscript, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 2 Kings 24:8); most Hebrew manuscripts "eight"
                  10 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,f Zedekiah, king over Judah and Jerusalem.

                  References for 2 Chronicles 36:10

                    • f 36:10 - Hebrew "brother," that is, relative (see 2 Kings 24:17)

                      Zedekiah King of Judah

                      36:11-16pp -- 2Ki 24:18-20; Jer 52:1-3

                      11 Zedekiah9 was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eleven years.

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                      12 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD 10 his God and did not humble11 himself before Jeremiah the prophet, who spoke the word of the LORD.

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