17 He made Mattaniah, Jehoiachin’s uncle, king in his place and changed his name to Zedekiah.(A)

Zedekiah King of Judah(B)

18 Zedekiah(C) was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eleven years. His mother’s name was Hamutal(D) daughter of Jeremiah; she was from Libnah. 19 He did evil(E) in the eyes of the Lord, just as Jehoiakim had done. 20 It was because of the Lord’s anger that all this happened to Jerusalem and Judah, and in the end he thrust(F) them from his presence.(G)

The Fall of Jerusalem(H)(I)(J)

Now Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon.

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