On the evaluation of the actions of Judah’s final kings in Jeremiah and later works, see Steve Delamarter, “The Vilification of Jehoiakim (a.k.a. Eliakim and Joiakim) in Early Judaism,” in The Function of Scripture in Early Jewish and Christian Tradition, ed. Craig A. Evans and James A. Sanders, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 154 (Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998), pp. 190–205; Hermann-Josef Stipp, “Zedekiah in the Book of Jeremiah: On the Formation of a Biblical Character,” CBQ 58 (1996), pp. 627–648.