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Zedekiah in Wikipedia
Zedekiah or Tzidkiyahu (Hebrew: צִדְקִיָּהוּ, Modern Tsidkiyyahu
Tiberian Ṣiḏqiyyā́hű ; "My righteousness is Yahweh"; Greek:
Ζεδεκίας, Zedekías; Latin: Sedecias) was the last king of
Judah before the destruction of the kingdom by Babylon. He was
installed as king of Judah by Nebuchadnezzar II, king of
Babylon, after a siege of Jerusalem to succeed his nephew,
Jeconiah, who was overthrown as king after a reign of only
three months and ten days.
William F. Albright dates the reign of Zedekiah to 597 – 587
BC, while E. R. Thiele to 597 – 586 BC. On that reckoning,
he was born c. 618 BC, being twenty-one on becoming king.
The prophet Jeremiah was his counselor, yet "he did evil in
the sight of the Lord" (2 Kings 24:19-20 ; Jeremiah 52:2-3