Verse 30. "A continual allowance given him of the king" - He lived in a regal style, and had his court even in the city of Babylon, being supplied with every requisite by the munificence and friendship of the king. In about two years after this, Evil-merodach was slain in a conspiracy; and it is supposed that Jehoiachin, then about fifty-eight years of age, fell with his friend and protector. Thus terminates the catastrophe of the Jewish kings, people, and state; the consequence of unheard-of rebellions and provocations against the Majesty of heaven.
MASORETIC NOTES ON THE FIRST AND SECOND BOOKS OF KINGS
WE have already seen that the Hebrews consider these two books as one:-
The NUMBER of verses in both is one thousand five hundred and thirty-four.
MASORETIC SECTIONS, thirty-five.
MIDDLE VERSE, 1 Kings xxi. 6. And he said unto her, Because I spake unto Naboth the Jezreelite, and said unto him, Give me, &c.