New International Version
Jehoiakim rested with his ancestors. And Jehoiachin his son succeeded him as king.
King James Bible
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers: and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoiakim slept with his fathers, and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead.
World English Bible
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers; and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his place.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehoiakim lieth with his fathers, and Jehoiachin his son reigneth in his stead.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jehoiachin his son - As this man reigned only three months and was a mere vassal to the Babylonians, his reign is scarcely to be reckoned; and therefore Jeremiah says of Jehoiakim, He shall have none to sit upon the throne of David, Jeremiah 36:30, for at that time it belonged to the king of Babylon, and Jehoiachin was a mere viceroy or governor. Jehoiachin is called Jechonias in Matthew 1:11.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
Jehoiachin. As this man reigned only three months, and was a mere vassal of the king of Babylon, his reign is scarcely reckoned; and therefore Jeremiah (31:30) says of Jehoiakim, 'he shall have none to sit upon the throne of David.'
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Drawn by Boudier, from the engraving in Coste and Flandin. The vignette, drawn by Faucher-Gudin, from a statuette in terra-cotta, found in Southern Russia, represents a young Scythian. The Iranian religions--Cyrus in Lydia and at Babylon: Cambyses in Egypt --Darius and the organisation of the empire. The Median empire is the least known of all those which held sway for a time over the destinies of a portion of Western Asia. The reason of this is not to be ascribed to the shortness of its duration: …
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2 Kings 24:5
As for the other events of Jehoiakim's reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah?
Therefore this is what the LORD says about Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah: "They will not mourn for him: 'Alas, my brother! Alas, my sister!' They will not mourn for him: 'Alas, my master! Alas, his splendor!'
He will have the burial of a donkey-- dragged away and thrown outside the gates of Jerusalem."
"As surely as I live," declares the LORD, "even if you, Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, were a signet ring on my right hand, I would still pull you off.
"Take up a lament concerning the princes of Israel
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