New International Version
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, just as 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.
Darby Bible Translation
And he did evil in the sight of Jehovah, 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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jehoiachin was eighteen years old - He is called Jeconiah, 1 Chronicles 3:16, and Coniah, Jeremiah 22:24. In 2 Chronicles 36:9, be is said to be only eight years of age, but this must be a mistake; for we find that, having reigned only three months, he was carried captive to Babylon, and there he had wives; and it is very improbable that a child between eight and nine years of age could have wives; and of such a tender age, it can scarcely be said that, as a king, he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord. The place in Chronicles must be corrupted.
That he was a grievous offender against God, we learn from Jeremiah 22:24, which the reader may consult; and in the man's punishment, see his crimes.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
evil. Young renders, the evil thing, noting, that is, idolatry.
LibraryThe Iranian Conquest
Drawn by Boudier, from the engraving in Coste and Flandin. The vignette, drawn by Faucher-Gudin, from a statuette in terra-cotta, found in Southern Russia, represents a young Scythian. The Iranian religions--Cyrus in Lydia and at Babylon: Cambyses in Egypt --Darius and the organisation of the empire. The Median empire is the least known of all those which held sway for a time over the destinies of a portion of Western Asia. The reason of this is not to be ascribed to the shortness of its duration: …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 9
Whether Vengeance Should be Taken on those who have Sinned Involuntarily?
2 Kings 21:2
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, following the detestable practices of the nations the LORD had driven out before the Israelites.
2 Kings 24:10
At that time the officers of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon advanced on Jerusalem and laid siege to it,
He prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he became a man-eater.
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