At that, Hananiah grabbed the yoke from Jeremiah's shoulders and smashed it.
And then he addressed the people: "This is God's Message: In just this way I will smash the yoke of the king of Babylon and get him off the neck of all the nations - and within two years." Jeremiah walked out.
Later, sometime after Hananiah had smashed the yoke from off his shoulders, Jeremiah received this Message from God:
Published by permission. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. All rights reserved. (The Message Bible Online)