Let me start off by saying that I believe the King James Bible. So for those of us that hold the position that the King James is the perfectly preserved word of God how do we handle apparent discrepancies? I believe that if there is an apparent discrepancy we should seek to find the correct interpretation.
I will share a few and hopefully some of you will have answers to share.
II Chronicles 36:9 and II Kings 24:8. II Chronicles says Jehoiachin began to reign as king when he
It's not stated in those particular passages, no. However, taking in the context of the books of Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles, the pattern of co-regency in Judah is easily established as is the chaotic power transitions of Israel. The precedent was established in David's line for the southern kingdom of Judah when he placed Solomon in power a substantial amount of time before his death (1 Kings 1-2). See also 2 Kings 8:16 where Jehoshaphat and his son Jehoram reigned together as well as 2 Kings