Jehoiachin jēhoi´əkĭn [key], in the Bible, king of Judah. He was king for a few months (c.598 BC) after the death of his father, Jehoiakim . He and his court were carried away into exile by Nebuchadnezzar to Babylon and imprisoned. On the death of Nebuchadnezzar he was freed and given honorable treatment.
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