2 Kings 24:6
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New International Version
Jehoiakim rested with his ancestors. And Jehoiachin his son succeeded him as king.

New Living Translation
When Jehoiakim died, his son Jehoiachin became the next king.

English Standard Version
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers, and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his place.

New American Standard Bible
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers, and Jehoiachin his son became king in his place.

King James Bible
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers: and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jehoiakim rested with his fathers, and his son Jehoiachin became king in his place.

International Standard Version
Jehoiakim died, as did his ancestors, and his son Jehoiachin became king in his place.

NET Bible
He passed away and his son Jehoiachin replaced him as king.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jehoiakim lay down in death with his ancestors, and his son Jehoiakin succeeded him as king.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers, and Jehoiachin, his son, reigned in his stead.

King James 2000 Bible
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers: and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead.

American King James Version
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers: and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead.

American Standard Version
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers; and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Joachin his son reigned in his stead.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoiakim slept with his fathers, and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead.

English Revised Version
So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers: and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead.

Webster's Bible Translation
So 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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Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

24:1-7 If Jehoiakim had served the Lord, he had not been servant to Nebuchadnezzar. If he had been content with his servitude, and true to his word, his condition had been no worse; but, rebelling against Babylon, he plunged himself into more trouble. See what need nations have to lament the sins of their fathers, lest they smart for them. Threatenings will be fulfilled as certainly as promises, if the sinner's repentance prevent not.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 6. - So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers. It is not certain that the writer means anything more by this than that "Jehoiakim died." His body may, however, possibly have been found by the Jews after the Babylonians had withdrawn from before Jerusalem, and have been entombed with those of Manasseh, Amen, and Josiah. And Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead, Josephus says (l.s.c.) that Nebuchadnezzar placed him upon the throne, which is likely enough, since he would certainly not have quitted Jerusalem without setting up some king or other. Jehoiachin has in Scripture the two other names of Jeconiah (1 Chronicles 3:16, 17; Jeremiah 27:20; Jeremiah 28:4; Jeremiah 29:2) and Coniah (Jeremiah 22:24, 28; Jeremiah 37:1). Jehoiachin and Jeconiah differ only, as Jehoahaz and Ahaziah, by a reversal of the order of the two elements. Both mean "Jehovah will establish (him)." "Conlah" cuts off from "Jeconiah" the sign of futurity, and means "Jehovah establishes." It is used only by Jeremiah, and seems used by him to signify that though "Jehovah establishes," Jeconiah he would not establish.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers,.... He died as they did, but was not buried with them, and indeed had no burial at all, according to the prophecy of Jeremiah, Jeremiah 22:18 for, falling into the hands of the king of Babylon, he was bound in chains, in order to be carried to Babylon, but died as soon as he came out of Jerusalem, at the gates of which he was cast, and had no burial, 2 Chronicles 36:6. At this time also some of the vessels of the temple were carried away, and put in the idol's temple at Babylon, 2 Chronicles 36:7, and Eupolemus (p) says, that whatever gold, silver, and brass, were in the temple, were carried away:

and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead; called sometimes Jeconiah, and by contempt Coniah, Jeremiah 22:24.

(p) Ut supra. (Apud Euseb. Evangel. Praepar. l. 9. c. 39. p. 454.)

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

6. Jehoiakim slept with his fathers—This phraseology can mean nothing more than that he died; for he was not buried with his royal ancestors; and whether he fell in battle, or his body was subjected to posthumous insults, he was, according to the prediction (Jer 22:19), not honored with the rites of sepulture (Jer 36:30).

Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead—The very brief reign of this prince, which lasted only three months, during which he was a humble vassal of the Assyrians, is scarcely deserving to be taken into account, and therefore is in no way contradictory to the prophetic menace denounced against his father (Jer 36:30).

2 Kings 24:6 Additional Commentaries
Context
Jehoiachin's Evil Reign in Judah
6So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers, and Jehoiachin his son became king in his place. 7The king of Egypt did not come out of his land again, for the king of Babylon had taken all that belonged to the king of Egypt from the brook of Egypt to the river Euphrates.…
Cross References
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?

Jeremiah 22:18
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!'

Jeremiah 22:19
He will have the burial of a donkey-- dragged away and thrown outside the gates of Jerusalem."

Jeremiah 22:24
"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.

Ezekiel 19:1
"Take up a lament concerning the princes of Israel
Treasury of Scripture

So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers: and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead.

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2 Chronicles 26:6,8 And he went forth and warred against the Philistines, and broke down …

Jeremiah 22:18,19 Therefore thus said the LORD concerning Jehoiakim the son of Josiah …

Jeremiah 36:30 Therefore thus said the LORD of Jehoiakim king of Judah; He shall …

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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