2 Chronicles 36:4-14 NIV

4 The king of Egypt made Eliakim, a brother of Jehoahaz, king over Judah and Jerusalem and changed Eliakim’s name to Jehoiakim. But Necho took Eliakim’s brother Jehoahaz and carried him off to Egypt.

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

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

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    • Ï 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

      9 Jehoiachin was eighteenb 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.

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        • Ð 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, together with articles of value from the temple of the LORD, and he made Jehoiachin’s uncle,c Zedekiah, king over Judah and Jerusalem.

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

              Zedekiah King of Judah

              11 Zedekiah 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 his God and did not humble himself before Jeremiah the prophet, who spoke the word of the LORD.

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              13 He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him take an oath in God’s name. He became stiff-necked and hardened his heart and would not turn to the LORD, the God of Israel.

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              14 Furthermore, all the leaders of the priests and the people became more and more unfaithful, following all the detestable practices of the nations and defiling the temple of the LORD, which he had consecrated in Jerusalem.

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