2 Chronicles 36:1
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King James Version
Then the people of the land took Jehoahaz the son of Josiah, and made him king in his father's stead in Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
And the people of the land took Jehoahaz the son of Josiah, and made him king in his father's stead, in Jerusalem.

World English Bible
Then the people of the land took Jehoahaz the son of Josiah, and made him king in his father's place in Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
And the people of the land take Jehoahaz son of Josiah, and cause him to reign instead of his father in Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 36:1 Parallel
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Then the people of the land took Jehoahaz the son of Josiah, and made him king in his father's stead in Jerusalem.2 Chronicles 36:1 Parallel Commentaries

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The Last King of Judah
Zedekiah at the beginning of his reign was trusted fully by the king of Babylon and had as a tried counselor the prophet Jeremiah. By pursuing an honorable course toward the Babylonians and by paying heed to the messages from the Lord through Jeremiah, he could have kept the respect of many in high authority and have had opportunity to communicate to them a knowledge of the true God. Thus the captive exiles already in Babylon would have been placed on vantage ground and granted many liberties; the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Carried Captive into Babylon
In the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign "Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem," to besiege the city. 2 Kings 25:1. The outlook for Judah was hopeless. "Behold, I am against thee," the Lord Himself declared through Ezekiel. "I the Lord have drawn forth My sword out of his sheath" it shall not return any more. . . . Every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water." "I will pour out Mine indignation
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

The Destruction of Jerusalem
"If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes. For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side, and shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation." Luke 19:42-44. From the crest of Olivet,
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:36
The LORD shall bring thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone.

2 Kings 23:30
And his servants carried him in a chariot dead from Megiddo, and brought him to Jerusalem, and buried him in his own sepulchre. And the people of the land took Jehoahaz the son of Josiah, and anointed him, and made him king in his father's stead.

2 Chronicles 35:27
And his deeds, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.

2 Chronicles 36:2
Jehoahaz was twenty and three years old when he began to reign, and he reigned three months in Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 22:11
For thus saith the LORD touching Shallum the son of Josiah king of Judah, which reigned instead of Josiah his father, which went forth out of this place; He shall not return thither any more:

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