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Jeremiah 34:1

Jeremiah 34:1

The word which came unto Jeremiah from the Lord
This prophecy came to Jeremiah, and was delivered by him, when he was at liberty, and before his imprisonment, and was the occasion of it, as appears from ( Jeremiah 32:2-5 ) ; compared with ( Jeremiah 34:2 Jeremiah 34:3 ) ; the prophecies not standing in the proper order in which they were given out; for the prophecy, in this first part of the chapter at least, was delivered out before that in the thirty second chapter: when Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and all his army, and all the
kingdoms of the earth of his dominion, and all the people, fought
against Jerusalem;
when this mighty monarch appeared before Jerusalem with a numerous army, consisting of Chaldeans, the natives of his own kingdom, and with the auxiliary troops of each the kingdoms he had subdued and made tributary to him, even people of almost every nation under the heavens; and invested it, and laid siege to it, and lay against it: and against all the cities thereof;
the rest of the cities of Judah, which were as daughters of Jerusalem, the metropolis or mother city: saying;
as follows:

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