In the days of Jehoiakim, Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, went up into Judah, and Jehoiakim was made (a) servant to him by three years; and again Jehoiakim rebelled against him. (Now in the days of Jehoiakim, Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, went up into Judah, and Jehoiakim was made his servant for three years; and then Jehoiakim rebelled against him.)
And the Lord sent to him thieves of Chaldees, and thieves of Syria, and thieves of Moab, and thieves of the sons of Ammon; and he sent them into Judah, that he should destroy it, by the word of the Lord, which he spake by his servants (the) prophets. (And the Lord sent against him thieves of the Chaldeans, and thieves from Syria, and from Moab, and of the Ammonites; and he sent them into Judah to destroy it, by the word of the Lord, which he spoke by his servants the prophets.)
Forsooth this was done by the word of the Lord against Judah, that he should do away it (from) before himself, for the sins of Manasseh, and all things which he did, (This was done by the word of the Lord against the people of Judah, so that he would do them away from his sight, for the sins of Manasseh, and all the things which he did,)
and for the guiltless blood that he shed out; and he filled Jerusalem with the blood of innocents; and for this thing the Lord would not do mercy.
Forsooth the residue of [the] words of Jehoiakim, and all things which he did, whether these be not written in the book of [the] words of (the) days of the kings of Judah?
And Jehoiakim slept with his fathers, and Jehoiachin, his son, reigned for him.
And the king of Egypt added no more to go out of his land; for the king of Babylon had taken all things that were the king's of Egypt, from the strand of Egypt unto the flood Euphrates (from the River of Egypt unto the Euphrates River).
Jehoiachin was of eighteen years, when he began to reign, and he reigned three months in Jerusalem; the name of his mother was Nehushta, the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem.
And he did evil before the Lord, by all things that his father had done.