New International Version
And the people of the land took Jehoahaz son of Josiah and made him king in Jerusalem in place of his father.
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
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Took Jehoahaz - It seems that after Necho had discomfited Josiah, he proceeded immediately against Charchemish, and in the interim, Josiah dying of his wounds, the people made his son king.
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LibraryThe Fall of Judah
'Zedekiah was one and twenty years old when he began to reign, and reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. 12. And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord his God, and humbled not himself before Jeremiah the prophet speaking from the mouth of the Lord. 13. And he also rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear by God: but he stiffened his neck, and hardened his heart from turning unto the Lord God of Israel. 14. Moreover all the chief of the priests, and the people, transgressed …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Carried Captive into Babylon
The LORD will drive you and the king you set over you to a nation unknown to you or your ancestors. There you will worship other gods, gods of wood and stone.
2 Kings 23:30
Josiah's servants brought his body in a chariot from Megiddo to Jerusalem and buried him in his own tomb. And the people of the land took Jehoahaz son of Josiah and anointed him and made him king in place of his father.
2 Chronicles 35:27
all the events, from beginning to end, are written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.
2 Chronicles 36:2
Jehoahaz was twenty-three years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months.
For this is what the LORD says about Shallum son of Josiah, who succeeded his father as king of Judah but has gone from this place: "He will never return.
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