For thus saith the Lord touching Shallum
Not Shallum the fourth son of Josiah, ( 1 Chronicles 3:15 ) ; for it is not likely that he should immediately succeed his father; nor Zedekiah, as Jarchi; nor Jeconiah, as Kimchi; but Jehoahaz, as Aben Ezra; who seems to have had several names, as Johanan, ( 1 Chronicles 3:15 ) ; and Shallum here: the son of Josiah king of Judah, which reigned instead of Josiah his
the same is said of Jehoahaz, ( 2 Chronicles 36:1 ) ; which went forth out of this place;
out of Jerusalem, being put down there from his throne by Pharaohnecho, and carried by him into Egypt, ( 2 Chronicles 36:3 2 Chronicles 36:4 ) ; he shall not return thither any more;
he died in Egypt, or however out of his own land; but was alive when this prophecy was delivered out, which was in the reign of his brother Jehoiakim, as some following verses show.