Jeremiah 37:1-7 GNT

1 King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylonia made Zedekiah son of Josiah king of Judah in the place of Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim. 1

References for Jeremiah 37:1

    • 69 37:1 - 37.1 2 K 24.17; 2 Ch 36.10.
      2 But neither Zedekiah nor his officials nor the people obeyed the message which the Lord had given me.
      3 King Zedekiah sent Jehucal son of Shelemiah and the priest Zephaniah son of Maaseiah to ask me to pray to the Lord our God on behalf of our nation.
      4 I had not yet been put in prison and was still moving about freely among the people.
      5 The Babylonian army had been besieging Jerusalem, but when they heard that the Egyptian army had crossed the Egyptian border, they retreated.
      6 Then the Lord, the God of Israel, told me
      7 to say to Zedekiah, "The Egyptian army is on its way to help you, but it will return home.