2 Kings 24:17

“And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Kings 24:17

And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his fathers brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the king of Babylon made his uncle Mattaniah king in his place, and changed his name to Zedekiah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah, `Jehoiachin's' father's brother, king is his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah, his father's brother, king in place of Jehoiachin, changing his name to Zedekiah.
- Basic English Bible

And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his uncle king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.
- Darby Bible

And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.
- Webster's Bible

The king of Babylon made Mattaniah, [Jehoiachin's] father's brother, king is his place, and changed his name to Zedekiah.
- World English Bible

And the king of Babylon causeth Mattaniah his father's brother to reign in his stead, and turneth his name to Zedekiah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Kings 24:17

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 24:17


24:17 Zedekiah - That he might admonish him of (what this name signifies) the justice of God, which had so severely punished Jehoiakim for his rebellion; and would no less certainly overtake him, if he should be guilty of the same perfidiousness.


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