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Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO 2 KINGS 24\\

This chapter relates the rebellion of Jehoiakim against the king of
Babylon, which prepared the way for the ruin of the kingdom of Judah,
according to the decree of God, and also the death of Jehoiakim, and
the conquest the king of Babylon made of part of the land of the king
of Egypt, \\#2Ki 24:1-7\\ and the short and wicked reign of Jehoiachin
his son, when he and the royal family, with great numbers of the
inhabitants of the land, were carried captive to Babylon, \\#2Ki 24:8-16\\,
and his uncle was made king in his room, \\#2Ki 24:17-20\\.