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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
JEHOIACHIN , king of Judah, ascended the throne when Nebuchadrezzar was on the march to punish the rebellion of Jehoiakim. On the approach of the ChaldÃ¦an army, the young king surrendered and was carried away to Babylon ( 2 Kings 24:8 ff.). His reign had lasted only three months, but his confinement in Babylon extended until the death of Nebuchadrezzar thirty-seven years. Ezekiel, who seems to have regarded him as the rightful king of Judah even in captivity, pronounced a dirge over him ( 2 Kings 19:1 ff.). At the accession of Evil-merodach he was freed from durance, and received a daily allowance from the palace ( 2 Kings 25:27 f.). Jeremiah gives his name in Jeremiah 24:1 , Jeremiah 27:20 , Jeremiah 28:4 , Jeremiah 29:2 as Jeconiah , and in Jeremiah 22:28 Jeremiah 22:28 , Jeremiah 37:1 as Coniah . In 1Es 1:43 he is called Joakim , in Bar 1:3; Bar 1:9 Jechonias , and in Matthew 1:11-12 Jechoniah .
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Jehoiachin'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/j/jehoiachin.html. 1909.