Jehoiakim's 11-Year Reign Ends & Jehoiachin Begins; 8th Year of Nebuchadnezzar

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Q: WHAT YEAR DID JEHOIAKIM'S 11-YEAR REIGN END?

A: IT DEPENDS WHAT CALENDAR YOU ARE USING!

On the Gregorian calendar (the one you might have on your wall) the year was 534 BC.

On the Hebrew calendar, sometimes called the biblical calendar, the year was 3513 AM.

Jehoiakim's 11-Year Reign Ends (Began 3502AM/545BC)

II Chronicles 36:5—Jehoiakim was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And he did evil in the sight of the Lord his God.

Jeremiah 22:18-19—Therefore thus says the Lord concerning Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah: "They shall not lament for him, Saying, 'Alas, my brother!' or 'Alas, my sister!' They shall not lament for him, Saying, 'Alas, master!' or 'Alas, his glory!' 19 He shall be buried with the burial of a donkey, Dragged and cast out beyond the gates of Jerusalem.

Jehoiachin Age 18 Reigns 3 Months & 10 Days

II Kings 24:8—Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. His mother’s name was Nehushta the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem.

 

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