1 And the people of the land took Jehoahaz son of Josiah and made him king in Jerusalem in place of his father.

Read 2 Chronicles 36:1 Using Other Translations

Then the people of the land took Jehoahaz the son of Josiah, and made him king in his father's stead in Jerusalem.
The people of the land took Jehoahaz the son of Josiah and made him king in his father's place in Jerusalem.
Then the people of the land took Josiah’s son Jehoahaz and made him the next king in Jerusalem.