Jehoiachin

Jehoiachin

(jēhoi`əkĭn), in the Bible, king of Judah. He was king for a few months (c.598 B.C.) after the death of his father, JehoiakimJehoiakim
, in the Bible, king of Judah, son of Josiah. On Josiah's death his son Jehoahaz became king. However, Pharaoh Neco II dethroned him and set up another of Josiah's sons, Eliakim, who took the name Jehoiakim.
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. He and his court were carried away into exile by Nebuchadnezzar to Babylon and imprisoned. On the death of Nebuchadnezzar he was freed and given honorable treatment.
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If he is the same Elnathan who was the father of Nehushta and the grandfather of Jehoiachin (II Kgs.
Jehoiachin his son succeeded him but only for a period of three months.
Holladay (153) notes that events from all three of the last kings of Judah--Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin, and Zedekiah--are conflated here under one character, Jonacheim.
along with King Jehoiachin and some 10,000 of Jerusalem's elite citizens (II Kings 24:11-14).
In Second-Isaiah it is the Servant; in Jeremiah it is King Jehoiachin after he is exiled to Babylon.
His son Jehoiachin capitulated, and along with at least 10,000 Judeans he was carried off to exile in Babylon.
The biblical sources on the exile of Jehoiachin are in outward contradiction.
JEHOIACHIN (597) Being a sympathizer of Egypt, he was deposed by Babylon)
However, when he died and his son Jehoiachin was crowned king, Nebuchadnezzar made short shrift of Jerusalem.
The book of Kings concludes with the release from prison in Babylonia of Jehoiachin, the legitimate claimant to the Davidic throne, and the implicit hope in the restoration of the monarchy.
This was a family of central importance during the reign of Josiah which, apparently, fell out of favor during the reigns of Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin, and Zedekiah.