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Jehoiakim died, and his son Jehoiachin succeeded him as king.
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And Joachin, his son, reigned in his stead.
599. slept As Jehoiakim was 'buried with the burial of an ass,' by being 'drawn and cast forth beyond the gates of Jerusalem,' without internment, the expression 'slept with his fathers,' can only mean that the died, or slept the sleep of death. In the East, a body exposed during the night would be a prey to wild animals; if any of it were left till the morning, the carnivorous birds would devour it.
2 Chronicles 26:6,8 Moreover he went forth and fought against the Philistines, and broke down the wall of Geth, and the wall of Jabnia, and the wall of Azotus: and he built towns in Azotus, and among the Philistines. . . .
Jeremiah 22:18,19 Therefore thus saith the Lord concerning Joakim the son of Josias king of Juda: They shall not mourn for him, Alas, my brother, and, Alas, sister: they shall not lament for him, Alas, my lord, or, Alas, the noble one. . . .
Jeremiah 36:30 Therefore thus saith the Lord against Joakim the king of Juda: He shall have none to sit upon the throne of David: and his dead body shall be cast out to the heat by day, and to the frost by night.
ContextJehoiachin Reigns in Judah
6And Joachin, his son, reigned in his stead.7And the king of Egypt came not again any more out of his own country: for the king of Babylon had taken all that had belonged to the king of Egypt, from the river of Egypt, unto the river Euphrates.…
2 Kings 24:5
But the rest of the acts of Joakim, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the words of the days of the kings of Juda? And Joakim slept with his fathers:
Therefore thus saith the Lord concerning Joakim the son of Josias king of Juda: They shall not mourn for him, Alas, my brother, and, Alas, sister: they shall not lament for him, Alas, my lord, or, Alas, the noble one.
He shall be buried with the burial of an ass, rotten and cast forth without the gates of Jerusalem.
As I live, saith the Lord, if Jechonias the son of Joakim the king of Juda were a ring on my right hand, I would pluck him thence.
Moreover take thou up a lamentation for the princes of Israel,
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