2 Kings 23:33-35 NIV

33 Pharaoh Neco put him in chains at Riblah1 in the land of Hamatha2 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.

References for 2 Kings 23:33

    • e 23:33 - Hebrew; Septuagint (see also 2 Chron. 36:3) "Neco at Riblah in Hamath removed him"
    • f 23:33 - That is, about 3 3/4 tons (about 3.4 metric tons)
    • g 23:33 - That is, about 75 pounds (about 34 kilograms)
      34 Pharaoh Neco made Eliakim3 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.4

      References for 2 Kings 23:34

      35 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.5

      References for 2 Kings 23:35