23:36 Jehoiakim was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned for eleven years in Jerusalem. 3 His mother was Zebidah the daughter of Pedaiah, from Rumah. 23:37 He did evil in the sight of 4 the Lord as his ancestors had done.
24:1 During Jehoiakim’s reign, 5 King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon attacked. 6 Jehoiakim was his subject for three years, but then he rebelled against him. 7
1 tn Heb “and he took Jehoahaz, and he came to Egypt and he died there.”
2 tn Heb “And the silver and the gold Jehoiakim gave to Pharaoh, but he taxed the land to give the silver at the command of Pharaoh, [from] each according to his tax he collected the silver and the gold, from the people of the land, to give to Pharaoh Necho.”
3 map For location see Map5-B1; Map6-F3; Map7-E2; Map8-F2; Map10-B3; JP1-F4; JP2-F4; JP3-F4; JP4-F4.
4 tn Heb “in the eyes of.”
5 tn Heb “In his days.”
6 tn Heb “came up.” Perhaps an object (“against him”) has been accidentally omitted from the text. See M. Cogan and H. Tadmor, II Kings (AB), 306.
7 tn The Hebrew text has “and he turned and rebelled against him.”