Jeremiah 26:1-6 CSB

Jeremiah's Speech in the Temple

1 At the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakima son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came from the Lord:

References for Jeremiah 26:1

    • a 26:1 - 2 Kg 23:34-24:6; 2 Ch 36:4-8
      2 "This is what the Lord says: Stand in the courtyard of the Lord's temple and speak all the words I have commanded you to speak to all Judah's cities that are coming to worship there. Do not hold back a word.b

      References for Jeremiah 26:2

        • b 26:2 - Dt 4:2; Ec 3:14
          3 Perhaps they will listen and return-each from his evil way of life-so that I might relentc concerning the disaster that I plan to do to them because of the evil of their deeds.

          References for Jeremiah 26:3

            • c 26:3 - Ex 32:12,14; Am 7:3,6; Jnh 3:9-10
              4 You are to say to them: This is what the Lord says: If you do not listen to Me by living according to My law that I set before you
              5 and by listening to the words of My servants the prophets I have been sending you time and time again,d though you did not listen,

              References for Jeremiah 26:5

                • d 26:5 - Lit you, rising early and sending
                  6 I will make this temple like Shiloh.e I will make this city an object of cursing for all the nations of the earth."

                  References for Jeremiah 26:6

                    • e 26:6 - Jos 18:1,8-10; 21:2; 1 Sm 1:3