1 In his times, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon invaded, and Jehoiakim became his vassal for three years, but then rebelled against him a second time.
Dan 1:1 Jer 25:1 Jer 25:9 2Chr 36:6-21 2Kgs 17:5 Jer 46:2
2 So he sent armed bands of Chaldaeans, Aramaeans, Moabites and Ammonites against him; he sent these against Judah to destroy it, in accordance with the word which Yahweh had spoken through his servants the prophets.
Jer 35:11 2Kgs 23:27 2Kgs 6:23 2Kgs 20:17 2Kgs 21:12-14 Ezek 19:8 Jer 25:9
3 It was entirely due to Yahweh's anger that this happened to Judah; he had resolved to thrust them away from him because of Manasseh's sins and all that he had done,
2Kgs 18:25 2Chr 24:24 2Chr 25:16 2Kgs 21:2-11 2Kgs 23:26-27 Amos 3:6 Deut 4:26-27
4 and also because of the innocent blood which he had shed, flooding Jerusalem with innocent blood. Yahweh would not forgive.
2Kgs 21:16 Deut 19:10 Ezek 33:25 Jer 2:34 Jer 15:1-2 Jer 19:4 Lam 3:42
5 The rest of the history of Jehoiakim, his entire career, is this not recorded in the Book of the Annals of the Kings of Judah?
2Chr 36:8 Jer 22:13-17 Jer 26:1-24
6 Then Jehoiakim fell asleep with his ancestors; his son Jehoiachin succeeded him.
Jer 22:18-19 2Chr 36:6 Jer 36:30 2Chr 36:8
7 The king of Egypt did not leave his own country again, because the king of Babylon had conquered everywhere belonging to the king of Egypt, from the Torrent of Egypt to the River Euphrates.
Jer 37:5-7 Jer 46:2 Gen 15:18 Num 34:5 1Kgs 4:21 Isa 27:12 Josh 15:4
8 Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he came to the throne, and he reigned for three months in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Nehushta daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem.
1Chr 3:16 2Chr 36:9 Jer 22:24 Jer 22:28 Jer 24:1 Jer 37:1 Matt 1:11-12
9 He did what is displeasing to Yahweh, just as his father had done.
10 At that time the troops of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon advanced on Jerusalem, and the city was besieged.
2Kgs 25:2 Dan 1:1-2
11 Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon advanced on the city and his generals laid siege to it.
12 Jehoiachin king of Judah-he, his mother, his retinue, his nobles and his officials -- then surrendered to the king of Babylon, and the king of Babylon took them prisoner in the eighth year of his reign.
Jer 24:1 Jer 52:28 2Chr 36:10 2Kgs 25:27 Jer 29:1-2 Ezek 17:12 Jer 25:1
13 The latter carried off all the treasures of the Temple of Yahweh and the treasures of the palace and broke up all the golden furnishings which Solomon king of Israel had made for the sanctuary of Yahweh, as Yahweh had foretold.
2Kgs 20:17 Isa 39:6 1Kgs 7:48-50 Jer 20:5 2Kgs 25:13-15 Dan 5:2-3 2Chr 4:7-22
14 He carried all Jerusalem off into exile, all the nobles and all the notables, ten thousand of these were exiled, with all the blacksmiths and metalworkers; only the poorest people in the country were left behind.
2Kgs 25:12 Jer 52:28 2Kgs 24:16 Ezek 1:1-2 Ezek 17:14 Jer 40:7 Jer 52:16
15 He deported Jehoiachin to Babylon, as also the king's mother, his officials and the nobility of the country; he made them all leave Jerusalem for exile in Babylon.
2Chr 36:10 Esth 2:6 Jer 22:24-28 2Kgs 24:8 Ezek 17:12
16 All the men of distinction, seven thousand of them, the blacksmiths and metalworkers, one thousand of them, all the men capable of bearing arms, were led off into exile in Babylon by the king of Babylon.
Jer 52:28 2Kgs 24:14 Jer 29:2
17 The king of Babylon deposed Jehoiachin in favour of his paternal uncle Mattaniah, whose name he changed to Zedekiah.
Jer 37:1 2Chr 36:4 2Kgs 23:34 1Chr 3:15-16 2Chr 36:10-13 Jer 52:1
18 Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he came to the throne, and he reigned for eleven years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Hamital daughter of Jeremiah, of Libnah.
2Kgs 23:31 Jer 52:1-11 2Chr 36:11 Jer 37:1
19 He did what is displeasing to Yahweh, just as Jehoiakim had done.
2Kgs 23:37 2Chr 36:12 Ezek 21:25 Jer 24:8 Jer 37:1-21
20 It was entirely due to Yahweh's anger that this happened to Jerusalem and Judah. It resulted in his casting them from his presence. Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon.
2Chr 36:13 1Cor 1:20 2Kgs 22:17 2Thess 2:9-11 Deut 2:30 Deut 29:27 Exod 9:14-17