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Jehoiachin deported in chains after a siege of Jerusalem; he’s replaced by his uncle, Zedekiah: 2 Chronicles 36:10; 2 Kings 24:10–17; 1 Chronicles 3:10–16; 2 Chronicles 36:11–14; Jeremiah 52:1–3; 2 Kings 24:18–19; Jeremiah 37:1–2

Not only did Zedekiah rule over not much, he ruled with not much in the way of righteousness:

2 Chronicles 36:11-13Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eleven years. But Zedekiah did what was evil in the sight of the Lord his God, and he refused to humble himself when the prophet Jeremiah spoke to him directly from the Lord. He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar, even though he had taken an oath of loyalty in God’s name. Zedekiah was a hard and stubborn man, refusing to turn to the Lord, the God of Israel.

The priests were no better:

2 Chronicles 36:14 Likewise, all the leaders of the priests and the people became more and more unfaithful. They followed all the pagan practices of the surrounding nations, desecrating the Temple of the Lord that had been consecrated in Jerusalem.

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