Zedekiah was 21 years old when he ascended the throne. His mother was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah (II Kings 24:18; Jer. 52:1). His original name, Mattaniah, was changed to Zedekiah by *Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylonia when the latter appointed him king in place of his brother's son (II Kings 24:17). The change of name is a ...
Zedekiah and his followers, attempting to escape, were made captive and taken to Riblah. There, after seeing his own children put to death, his own eyes were put out, and, being loaded with chains, he was carried captive to Babylon, 6 where he remained a prisoner, how long is unknown, to the day of his death.
Zedekiah [Zĕde kī'ah]— jehovah is might or jehovah is righteous. The Man Who Vacillated. 1. The last king of Judah before its fall at the hands of the Babylonians. Zedekiah is classed among the evil kings. He was the third son of Josiah to become king.
1. Zedekiah, acting against the advice of Jeremiah, tried to escape from Nebuchadnezzar’s forces and was captured before reaching the Jordan River. (Jeremiah 39:5) 2. Zedekiah was taken to Riblah for his face-to-face meeting with Nebuchadnezzar. Zedekiah’s punishment was severe. a) His sons were killed before his eyes.
May 31, 2011 · The name Zedekiah consists of two elements. The first part of our name comes from the verb צדק ( sadeq ), meaning to be just: The verb צדק ( sadeq) means to be just or righteous; to be efficient with social energy. Adjective צדיק ( saddiq) means just or righteous, noun צדק ( sedeq) means justice or rightness, noun צדקה ( sadaqa ...
Zedekiah was the last king of Judah when Babylon took over Jerusalem in 586 BC. The name Zedekiah means “Jehovah is righteousness.”. He was the son of King Josiah, full brother of Jehoahaz ( 2 Kings 23:31 ), and a half-brother of Jehoiakim (v. 36). Zedekiah’s original name was Mattaniah.
Sep 28, 2012 · King Zedekiah was a stubborn, hard-hearted man, and he wasn’t convinced or convicted by any of God’s warnings to repent. He also didn’t think that his nephew’s captivity in Babylon had anything to do with the nation’s troubles from God for their sins.