2 Kings 23:36-37

Jehoiakim Reigns in Judah

36 a  Jehoiakim was twenty-five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Zebidah the daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah. 37And he did what was evil in the sight of the  Lord, b  according to all that his fathers had done.

2 Kings 24:1-4

1 c  In his days, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up, and Jehoiakim became his servant for three years. Then he turned and rebelled against him. 2And the  Lord sent against him bands of the d  Chaldeans and e  bands of the Syrians and bands of the Moabites and bands of the Ammonites, and sent them against Judah to destroy it, f  according to the word of the  Lord that he spoke by his servants the prophets. 3Surely this came upon Judah at the command of the  Lord, to remove them out of his sight g  for the sins of Manasseh, according to all that he had done, 4and also h  for the innocent blood that he had shed. For he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the  Lord would not pardon.
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