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Jeremiah 27:16-22 (Lexham English Bible)

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The Vessels of the Temple

16 Then I spoke to the priests and to all this people, {saying},a "Thus says Yahweh, 'You must not listen to the words of your prophets who are prophesying to you, {saying},b "Look, the vessels of the house of Yahweh [are] about to be quickly brought back from Babylon", for they [are] prophesying a lie to you. 17 And you must not listen to them; serve the king of Babylon and live. Why should this city become a site of ruins? 18 But if they [are] prophets, and if there is with them the word of Yahweh, let them please plead with Yahweh of hosts, that the vessels that are left over in the {temple}c of Yahweh, and the house of the king of Judah, and in Jerusalem, must not go [to] Babylon.' 19 For thus says Yahweh of hosts concerning the pillars, and concerning the sea, and concerning the stands, and concerning the rest of the vessels that are left in this city, 20 which Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, did not take when he deported Jeconiah, the son of Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, from Jerusalem [to] Babylon, {along with}d all the nobles of Judah and Jerusalem. 21 For thus says Yahweh of hosts, the God of Israel, concerning the vessels that are left [in] the house of Yahweh, and [in] the house of the king of Judah, and [in] Jerusalem: 22 'They will be brought [to] Babylon, and there they will stay until the day of my attending to them,' {declares}e Yahweh. 'Then I will bring them up and restore them to this place.'"
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