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Re: Jehoiakim, King of Judah, BCE 609 to 598 BCE
Posted by: Rajean Gallagher (ID *****9259) Date: August 14, 2007 at 13:31:11
In Reply to: Jehoiakim, King of Judah, BCE 609 to 598 BCE by Sarah Walls of 699

I found your question very interesting. According to HC Smith's book, there are reasons to wonder if the name is that ancient, per conversations he had with Hebrew scholars. In his book, he suggests that Joachim, the father of Mary (Jesus Christs mother) was the same line that the Y-family comes from.
On my website, I have a few pages from his book that you might find interesting.
www.geocities.com/rajeang/Genealogy
or www.geocities.com/rajeang and click on HCSmith's link/photo.

Good luck in your research:)
Rajean


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