All the Men of the Bible - Thursday, April 10, 2014
Jehoiachin [Jēhoi'a chĭn]—jehovah doth establish. A son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, who was placed on the throne by Nebuchadnezzar, but only reigned for three months. He was carried away to Babylon and remained a captive until freed from prison by Evil-merodach and given palace favors (2 Kings 24:8, 12, 15; 25:27; 2 Chron. 36:8, 9; Jer. 52:31). Also called Coniah (see Jer. 22:24, 28; 37:1).
Devotional content drawn from All the Men of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer. Used with permission.