2 Kings 24:17
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English Standard Version
And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah, Jehoiachin’s uncle, king in his place, and changed his name to Zedekiah.

King James Bible
And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.

American Standard Version
And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah, Jehoiachin's father's brother, king is his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he appointed Matthanias his uncle in his stead: and called his name Sedecias.

English Revised Version
And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.

2 Kings 24:17 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

During the siege he came himself to punish Jehoiakim's revolt in the person of his successor.

2 Kings 24:17 Parallel Commentaries

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the king.

2 Chronicles 36:10,11 And when the year was expired, king Nebuchadnezzar sent, and brought him to Babylon, with the goodly vessels of the house of the LORD...

Jeremiah 37:1 And king Zedekiah the son of Josiah reigned instead of Coniah the son of Jehoiakim...

Jeremiah 52:1 Zedekiah was one and twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem...

his father's brother. He was son of Josiah, brother to Jehoiakim, and uncle of Jehoiachin.

1 Chronicles 3:15,16 And the sons of Josiah were, the firstborn Johanan, the second Jehoiakim, the third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum...

2 Chronicles 36:10 And when the year was expired, king Nebuchadnezzar sent, and brought him to Babylon, with the goodly vessels of the house of the LORD...

changed. The change of name was to shew Nebuchadnezzar's supremacy, and that Zedekiah was only his vassal or viceroy. The custom of changing names, we are assured by travellers, still exists in the East.

2 Kings 23:34 And Pharaohnechoh made Eliakim the son of Josiah king in the room of Josiah his father, and turned his name to Jehoiakim...

2 Chronicles 36:4 And the king of Egypt made Eliakim his brother king over Judah and Jerusalem, and turned his name to Jehoiakim...

Cross References
2 Kings 23:34
And Pharaoh Neco made Eliakim the son of Josiah king in the place of Josiah his father, and changed his name to Jehoiakim. But he took Jehoahaz away, and he came to Egypt and died there.

2 Chronicles 36:10
In the spring of the year King Nebuchadnezzar sent and brought him to Babylon, with the precious vessels of the house of the LORD, and made his brother Zedekiah king over Judah and Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 1:3
It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, and until the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah, the son of Josiah, king of Judah, until the captivity of Jerusalem in the fifth month.

Jeremiah 21:1
This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, when King Zedekiah sent to him Pashhur the son of Malchiah and Zephaniah the priest, the son of Maaseiah, saying,

Jeremiah 37:1
Zedekiah the son of Josiah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon made king in the land of Judah, reigned instead of Coniah the son of Jehoiakim.

Jeremiah 49:34
The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning Elam, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah.

Ezekiel 17:13
And he took one of the royal offspring and made a covenant with him, putting him under oath (the chief men of the land he had taken away),

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