Jehoiachin (Ji-hoi┬┤uh-kin; also called Joiachin, Jeconiah, Jechoniah, and Coniah)

One of the last two kings of Judah. He came to the throne in 597 BCE at age eighteen after the death of his father, Jehoiakim (2Kgs 24:8). At that time, Babylon besieged Jerusalem, and, after he had reigned only three months, he, his mother, wives, servants, princes, and officers surrendered themselves captive to Nebuchadnezzar (2Kgs 24:12; reflected in the prophecy of Jer 22:24-30).

2Kgs 24:8

Reign and Captivity of Jehoiachin
8Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he began to reign; he reigned three months in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Nehusht ... View more

2Kgs 24:12

12King Jehoiachin of Judah gave himself up to the king of Babylon, himself, his mother, his servants, his officers, and his palace officials. The king of Babylo ... View more

Jer 22:24-30

Judgment on Coniah (Jehoiachin)
24As I live, says the Lord, even if King Coniah son of Jehoiakim of Judah were the signet ring on my right hand, even from there ... View more

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