2 Chronicles 36:1
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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
Commentary
Clarke'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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the people

2 Chronicles 26:1 Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.

2 Chronicles 33:25 But the people of the land slew all them that had conspired against king Amon...

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 sepulcher...

Jehoahaz

2 Kings 23:31-34 Jehoahaz was twenty and three years old when he began to reign; and he reigned three months in Jerusalem...

1 Chronicles 3:15 And the sons of Josiah were, the firstborn Johanan, the second Jehoiakim, the third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum.

Jeremiah 22:11 For thus said the LORD touching Shallum the son of Josiah king of Judah, which reigned instead of Josiah his father...

Library
The 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
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

Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:36
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.

Jeremiah 22:11
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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