Early in the reign of Zedekiah son of Josiah king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from the LORD:
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This is what the LORD said to me: “Make a yoke out of straps and crossbars and put it on your neck.
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Then send word to the kings of Edom, Moab, Ammon, Tyre and Sidon through the envoys who have come to Jerusalem to Zedekiah king of Judah.
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Give them a message for their masters and say, ‘This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: “Tell this to your masters:
With my great power and outstretched arm I made the earth and its people and the animals that are on it, and I give it to anyone I please.
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Now I will give all your countries into the hands of my servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; I will make even the wild animals subject to him.
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All nations will serve him and his son and his grandson until the time for his land comes; then many nations and great kings will subjugate him.
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