10 In the spring[a](A) Nebuchadnezzar sent for him and brought him to Babylon along with the valuable utensils of the Lord’s temple. Then he made Jehoiachin’s brother Zedekiah king over Judah and Jerusalem.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 36:10 Lit At the return of the year

A Message concerning Coniah

24 “As I live,” says the Lord, “though you, Coniah[a](A) son of Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, were a signet ring(B) on My right hand, I would tear you from it. 25 In fact, I will hand you over to those you dread,(C) who want to take your life, to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and the Chaldeans. 26 I will hurl you and the mother who gave birth(D) to you into another land,(E) where neither of you were born, and there you will both die. 27 They will never return to the land they long to return to.”

28 Is this man Coniah a despised, shattered pot,(F)
a jar no one wants?
Why are he and his descendants hurled out
and cast into a land they have not known?

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 22:24 = Jehoiachin

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