וַיַּמְלֵ֧ךְ מֶֽלֶךְ־ בָּבֶ֛ל אֶת־ מַתַּנְיָ֥ה דֹדֹ֖ו תַּחְתָּ֑יו וַיַּסֵּ֥ב אֶת־ שְׁמֹ֖ו צִדְקִיָּֽהוּ׃ פ
KJV with Strong's
And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his stead and changed his name to Zedekiah
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)
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מלכים ב 24:17 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew 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
his father's brother. He was son of Josiah, brother to Jehoiakim, and uncle of Jehoiachin.
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.
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