Zedekiah Reigns in Judah(A)

17 Then (B)the king of Babylon made Mattaniah, (C)Jehoiachin’s[a] uncle, king in his place, and (D)changed his name to Zedekiah.

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  1. 2 Kings 24:17 Lit. his

15 The sons of Josiah were Johanan the firstborn, the second [a]Jehoiakim, the third Zedekiah, and the fourth [b]Shallum.

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Zedekiah Reigns in Judah(A)

11 (B)Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. 12 He did evil in the sight of the Lord his God, and (C)did not humble himself before Jeremiah the prophet, who spoke from the mouth of the Lord. 13 And he also (D)rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear an oath by God; but he (E)stiffened his neck and hardened his heart against turning to the Lord God of Israel.

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In the (A)eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, on the ninth day of the month, the [a]city was penetrated.

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  1. Jeremiah 39:2 city wall was breached