Jehoiachin


Jehoiachin
Also called Coniah (Jer. 22:24); he began to reign over Judah at the age of 18 in 597 BCE and soon afterwards surrendered to the Babylonians (2 Kgs. 24:12) but in 561 BCE had his status in captivity raised (2 Kgs. 25:27–30; Jer. 52:31–4) and his fortunes reversed.

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