2 Chronicles 36:1
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New American Standard Bible
Then the people of the land took Joahaz the son of Josiah, and made him king in place of his father in Jerusalem.

King James Bible
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
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The narrative runs parallel with 2 Kings marginal reference) as far as 2 Chronicles 36:13. The writer then emits the events following, and substitutes a sketch in which the moral and didactic element preponderates over the historical.

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

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:36
"The LORD will bring you and your king, whom you set over you, to a nation which neither you nor your fathers have known, and there you shall serve other gods, wood and stone.

2 Kings 23:30
His servants drove his body in a chariot from Megiddo, and brought him to Jerusalem and buried him in his own tomb. Then the people of the land took Jehoahaz the son of Josiah and anointed him and made him king in place of his father.

2 Chronicles 35:27
and his acts, first to last, behold, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah.

2 Chronicles 36:2
Joahaz was twenty-three years old when he became king, and he reigned three months in Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 22:11
For thus says the LORD in regard to Shallum the son of Josiah, king of Judah, who became king in the place of Josiah his father, who went forth from this place, "He will never return there;

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