Jeremiah 27:1-7 CEB

Submit to the king of Babylon and live

1 Early in the rule of Judah's King Zedekiah,a Josiah's son, this word came to Jeremiah from the LORD:

References for Jeremiah 27:1

    • Å 27:1 - Heb manuscripts, Syr; MT <i>Jehoiakim</i>
      2 This is what the LORD said to me: Make a yoke of straps and bars and wear it on your neck.
      3 Then send wordb to the kings of Edom, Moab, Ammon, Tyre, and Sidon through their representatives who have come to Jerusalem to Judah's King Zedekiah.

      References for Jeremiah 27:3

        • Æ 27:3 - Or <i>them </i>(the yokes)
          4 Tell them to say to their masters: The LORD of heavenly forces, the God of Israel, proclaims: Say this to your masters:
          5 By my great power and outstretched arm, I have made the earth and the people and animals that are on it. I can give it to anyone I please.
          6 Now I hand over all these countries to my servant King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. I even give him the wild animals as subjects.
          7 All nations will serve him, his son and grandson, until the time for his land arrives; then many nations and great kings will conquer him.