Jeremiah 25:1 NIV

Seventy Years of Captivity

1 The word came to Jeremiah concerning all the people of Judah in the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, which was the first year of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.

References for Jeremiah 25:1

Study tools for Jeremiah 25:1

  • a 25:9 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
  • b 25:12 - Or "Chaldeans"
  • c 25:18 - That is, their names to be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, to be seen by others as cursed
  • d 25:23 - Or "who clip the hair by their foreheads"
  • e 25:26 - "Sheshak" is a cryptogram for Babylon.
  • f 25:34 - Septuagint; Hebrew "fall and be shattered like fine pottery"
  • g 25:38 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 46:16 and 50:16); most Hebrew manuscripts "anger"