2 Kings 24:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
4427 [e]וַיַּמְלֵ֧ךְ
way-yam-lêḵ
And made kingConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
4428 [e]מֶֽלֶךְ־
me-leḵ-
the kingN-msc
894 [e]בָּבֶ֛ל
bā-ḇel
of BabylonN-proper-fs
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
4983 [e]מַתַּנְיָ֥ה
mat-tan-yāh
MattaniahN-proper-ms
1730 [e]דֹד֖וֹ
ḏō-ḏōw
[Jehoiachin's] uncleN-msc | 3ms
8478 [e]תַּחְתָּ֑יו
taḥ-tāw;
in his placePrep | 3ms
5437 [e]וַיַּסֵּ֥ב
way-yas-sêḇ
and changedConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
8034 [e]שְׁמ֖וֹ
šə-mōw
his nameN-msc | 3ms
6667 [e]צִדְקִיָּֽהוּ׃
ṣiḏ-qî-yā-hū.
to ZedekiahN-proper-ms
  פ
-Punc









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 24:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּמְלֵ֧ךְ מֶֽלֶךְ־בָּבֶ֛ל אֶת־מַתַּנְיָ֥ה דֹדֹ֖ו תַּחְתָּ֑יו וַיַּסֵּ֥ב אֶת־שְׁמֹ֖ו צִדְקִיָּֽהוּ׃ פ

מלכים ב 24:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וימלך מלך־בבל את־מתניה דדו תחתיו ויסב את־שמו צדקיהו׃ פ

מלכים ב 24:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וימלך מלך־בבל את־מתניה דדו תחתיו ויסב את־שמו צדקיהו׃ פ

מלכים ב 24:17 Hebrew Bible
וימלך מלך בבל את מתניה דדו תחתיו ויסב את שמו צדקיהו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then the king of Babylon made his uncle Mattaniah 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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the king of Babylon made Mattaniah, Jehoiachin's uncle, king in his place and changed his name to Zedekiah.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the king.

2 Chronicles 36:10,11 And when the year was expired, king Nebuchadnezzar sent, and brought …

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

Jeremiah 52:1 Zedekiah was one and twenty years old when he began to reign, and …

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, …

2 Chronicles 36:10 And when the year was expired, king Nebuchadnezzar sent, and brought …

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 …

2 Chronicles 36:4 And the king of Egypt made Eliakim his brother king over Judah and …

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