Jeremiah 22:18 Index
"Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah; They shall not lament for him, saying, Ah my brother! or, Ah sister! they shall not lament for him, saying, Ah lord! or, Ah his glory!"
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" . . . they shall not lament . . . "

  • There would be a striking contrast between the death of Jehoiakim and that of Josiah. There would be no mourning for the ungodly son as there was for the godly father (2 Chronicles 35:25). Jehoiakim's relatives would not lament the loss of a loved one; nor would the subjects of the king mourn the loss of their ruler (1 Kings 13:30; Mark 5:38; Mark 5:39). (4BC 437)