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2 Kings 24:6

Overview - 2 Kings 24
Jehoiakim, first subdued by Nebuchadnezzar, then rebelling against him, procures his own ruin.
Jehoiachin succeeds him.
The king of Egypt is vanquished by the king of Babylon.
Jehoiachin's evil reign.
10 Jerusalem is taken and carried captive into Babylon.
17 Zedekiah is made king, and reigns ill, unto the utter destruction of Judah.
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2 Kings 24:6  (King James Version)
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers: and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead.
 


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M. 3405. B.C. 599. slept
As Jehoiakim was "buried with the burial of an ass," by being "drawn and cast forth beyond the gates of Jerusalem," without
internment, the expression "slept with his fathers," can only mean that the died, or slept the sleep of death. In the East, a body exposed during the night would be a prey to wild animals; if any of it were left till the morning, the carnivorous birds would devour it. 2 Chronicles 36:6 2 Chronicles 36:8 ; Jeremiah 22:18 Jeremiah 22:19 ; 36:30

Jehoiachin
As this man reigned only three months, and was a mere vassal of the king of Babylon, his reign is scarcely reckoned; and therefore Jeremiah (ch. 31:30 ) says of Jehoiakim, "he shall have none to sit upon the throne of David."
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