Messiah To Descend From
Jehoiachin and  Zerubabel

    Jehoiachin is the grand-father of Zerubabel who was a descendant within the Messianic lineage through Solomon. Both Jehoiachin and Zerubabel are listed within Yeshua's ancestry in the Brit Hadasha (New Covenant) in the book of Mattityahu. (Matthew) (1) Zerubabel also appears in the genealogy of Yeshua written by the physician Luke. (2)

    Mattiteyahu's genealogy traces Yeshua through his adoptive father, Joseph; Luke's genealogy traces Yeshua's ancestry through his mother Miriam's side.

    There is a problem which does occur in lineage as regarding Jehoiachin, who is also known as Jeconiah (or Coniah). The prophet Jeremiah records a denunciation of him:

     Thus saith the Lord, write this man childless, a man that shall not prosper in his days;
for no man of his seed shall prosper, sitting upon the throne of David, and ruling any more in Judah.

    The scripture appears to pronounce a threefold "curse" upon Jehoiachin: (1) He would be childless (2) He would not