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Israel: Death of Josiah to 597 BCE | CATHOLIGHT
After the death of Josiah, his son Jehoahaz ascended to the throne. Within a month the Egyptian Pharaoh has to intervene and exile him to Egypt as he continued his father’s policy of expansion. Pharaoh appointed his brother Eliakim whose name he changed to Jehoiakim (also known as Shallum, see Jer 22: 10-11). With this …