Josiah's servants brought his body in a chariot1 from Megiddo to Jerusalem and buried him in his own tomb. And the people of the land took Jehoahaz son of Josiah and anointed him and made him king in place of his father.
Jehoahaz2 was twenty-three years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. His mother's name was Hamutal3 daughter of Jeremiah; she was from Libnah.
He did evil4 in the eyes of the LORD, just as his fathers had done.
Pharaoh Neco put him in chains at Riblah5 in the land of Hamatha6 so that he might not reign in Jerusalem, and he imposed on Judah a levy of a hundred talentsb of silver and a talentc of gold.
Pharaoh Neco made Eliakim7 son of Josiah king in place of his father Josiah and changed Eliakim's name to Jehoiakim. But he took Jehoahaz and carried him off to Egypt, and there he died.835
Jehoiakim paid Pharaoh Neco the silver and gold he demanded. In order to do so, he taxed the land and exacted the silver and gold from the people of the land according to their assessments.9
Jehoiakim10 was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eleven years. His mother's name was Zebidah daughter of Pedaiah; she was from Rumah.
And he did evil11 in the eyes of the LORD, just as his fathers had done.