Eliakim: Whom God will raise up.
1. The son of Melea
(Luke 3:30) and probably grandson of Nathan.
2. The son of Abiud, of the posterity of Zerubbabel
3. The son of Hilkiah, who was sent to receive the message of the
invading Assyrians and report it to Isaiah
(2 Kings 18:18; 19:2)
(Isaiah 36:3; 37:2) In his office as governor of the palace of
Hezekiah he succeeded Shebna
(Isaiah 22:15-25) He was a good man
(Isaiah 22:20; 2 Kings 18:37) and had a splendid and honourable career.
4. The original name of Jehoiakim, king of Judah
(2 Kings 23:34) He was
the son of Josiah.