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Category:Jehoiachin

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Jehoiachin - Jeconiah (Hebrew: יְכָנְיָה‎ [jəχonjoː], meaning "God will fortify (his people)"; Greek: Ιεχονιας; Latin: Joachin), also known as Coniah and as Jehoiachin (Hebrew: יְהֹויָכִין‎ [jəhoːjɔːxiːn]; Greek: Ιεχονιας; Latin: Joachin)

Major Biblical References:
2 Chronicles 36:9 - Beginning of Jehoiachin's reign (thought to be three months and ten days)
2 Kings 25:27 - He was released from prison
1 Chronicles 3:17-24 - list of Jehoiachin's descendants: Shealtiel, Malkiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama and Nedabiah.
Jeremiah 22:28-30 - cursed Jehoiachin's descendants, that they would never sit on the throne of Israel

Rulers of Judah
SaulDavidSolomonRehoboamAbijahAsaJehoshaphatJehoramAhaziahAthaliahJoash / JehoashAmaziahUzziah/AzariahJothamAhazHezekiahManassehAmonJosiahJehoahazJehoiakimJehoiachin/JeconiahZedekiah

Jehoiachin / Jeconiah - House of David
King of Judah - 9 Dec 598 BC – 16 March 597 BC
Preceded by Jehoiakim
Succeeded by Zedekiah


---excerpt from the Illustrated Bible Dictionary

Jehoiachin - Succeeded his father Jehoiakin (599 B.C.) when only eight years of age, and reigned for one hundred days (2 Chronicles 36:9). He is also called Jeconiah (Jeremiah 24:1; Jeremiah 27:20, etc.), and Coniah (Jeremiah 22:24; Jeremiah 37:1). He was succeeded by his uncle, Mattaniah = Zedekiah (q.v.). He was the last direct heir to the Jewish crown. He was carried captive to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar, along with the flower of the nobility, all the leading men in Jerusalem, and a great body of the general population, some thirteen thousand in all (2 Kings 24:12; Jeremiah 52:28). After an imprisonment of thirty-seven years (Jeremiah 52:31, Jeremiah 52:33), he was liberated by Evil-merodach, and permitted to occupy a place in the king's household and sit at his table, receiving "every day a portion until the day of his death, all the days of his life" (Jeremiah 52:32).

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