2 Kings 24:9
New International Version
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, just as his father had done.

New Living Translation
Jehoiachin did what was evil in the LORD’s sight, just as his father had done.

English Standard Version
And he did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

Berean Study Bible
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, just as his father had done.

New American Standard Bible
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

New King James Version
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

King James Bible
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

Christian Standard Bible
He did what was evil in the LORD's sight just as his father had done.

Contemporary English Version
Jehoiachin disobeyed the LORD, just as his father Jehoiakim had done.

Good News Translation
Following the example of his father, Jehoiachin sinned against the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did what was evil in the LORD's sight as his father had done.

International Standard Version
He practiced what the LORD considered to be evil, just as his ancestors had done.

NET Bible
He did evil in the sight of the LORD as his ancestors had done.

New Heart English Bible
He did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jehoiakin did what the LORD considered evil, as his father had done.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

New American Standard 1977
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

King James 2000 Bible
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

American King James Version
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

American Standard Version
And he did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, according to all that his father had done.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, according to all that his father did.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he did evil before the Lord, according to all that his father had done.

Darby Bible Translation
And he did evil in the sight of Jehovah, according to all that his father had done.

English Revised Version
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

World English Bible
He did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, according to all that his father had done.

Young's Literal Translation
and he doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all that his fathers did.
Study Bible
Jehoiachin Reigns in Judah
8Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. His mother’s name was Nehushta daughter of Elnathan; she was from Jerusalem. 9And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, just as his father had done.
Cross References
2 Kings 21:2
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD by following the abominations of the nations that the LORD had driven out before the Israelites.

2 Kings 24:10
At that time the servants of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon marched up to Jerusalem, and the city came under siege.

Ezekiel 19:6
He prowled among the lions, and became a young lion. After learning to tear his prey, he devoured men.

Treasury of Scripture

And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

evil.

according.

2 Kings 24:19
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that Jehoiakim had done.

2 Chronicles 36:12
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD his God, and humbled not himself before Jeremiah the prophet speaking from the mouth of the LORD.







Lexicon
And he did
וַיַּ֥עַשׂ (way·ya·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

evil
הָרַ֖ע (hā·ra‘)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7451: Bad, evil

in the sight
בְּעֵינֵ֣י (bə·‘ê·nê)
Preposition-b | Noun - cdc
Strong's Hebrew 5869: An eye, a fountain

of the LORD,
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

just as
כְּכֹ֥ל (kə·ḵōl)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

his father
אָבִֽיו׃ (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

had done.
עָשָׂ֖ה (‘ā·śāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make
(9) And he did that which was evil . . .--Ezekiel 19:5-9 refers to him, according to Keil and Ewald; but Thenius asks how, in his position, and during his brief reign of ninety (?) days, a considerable number of which must probably be allowed for the siege, he could possibly do what is there described. Hitzig refers the passage to Zedekiah; and so Thenius. Josephus calls Jehoiachin "naturally good and just;" probably misunderstanding the words of Jeremiah 22:24; Jeremiah 22:28.

Verse 9. - And he did that which was evil the sight of the Lord, according to all that his father had done (see 2 Kings 23:37; and comp. 2 Chronicles 36:9). Josephus says that Jehoiachin was φύσει χρηστὸς καὶ δίκαιος ('Ant. Jud.,' 10:7. § 1); but Jeremiah calls him "a despised broken idol," and "a vessel wherein is no pleasure" (Jeremiah 22:28). The present passage probably does not mean more than that he made no attempt at a religious reformation, but allowed the idolatries and superstitions which had prevailed under Jehoahaz and Jehoiakim to continue. It is in his favor that he did not actively persecute Jeremiah. 24:8-20 Jehoiachin reigned but three months, yet long enough to show that he justly smarted for his fathers' sins, for he trod in their steps. His uncle was intrusted with the government. This Zedekiah was the last of the kings of Judah. Though the judgments of God upon the three kings before him might have warned him, he did that which was evil, like them. When those intrusted with the counsels of a nation act unwisely, and against their true interest, we ought to notice the displeasure of God in it. It is for the sins of a people that God hides from them the things that belong to the public peace. And in fulfilling the secret purposes of his justice, the Lord needs only leave men to the blindness of their own minds, or to the lusts of their own hearts. The gradual approach of Divine judgments affords sinners space for repentance, and believers leisure to prepare for meeting the calamity, while it shows the obstinacy of those who will not forsake their sins.
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