The people of the land took Jehoahaz son of Josiah and made him king to succeed his father in Jerusalem.
Jehoahaz was twenty-three years old when he began to reign; he reigned three months in Jerusalem.
Then the king of Egypt deposed him in Jerusalem and laid on the land a tribute of one hundred talents of silver and one talent of gold.
The king of Egypt made his brother Eliakim king over Judah and Jerusalem, and changed his name to Jehoiakim; but Neco took his brother Jehoahaz and carried him to Egypt.
Jehoiakim was twenty-five years old when he began to reign; he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. He did what was evil in the sight of the Lord his God.
Against him King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon came up, and bound him with fetters to take him to Babylon.
Nebuchadnezzar also carried some of the vessels of the house of the Lord to Babylon and put them in his palace in Babylon.
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