Jeremiah 1:2-3 NLT

2 The first gave messages to Jeremiah during the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah.a

References for Jeremiah 1:2

    • 1:2 - The thirteenth year of Josiah’s reign was 627
      3 The ’s messages continued throughout the reign of King Jehoiakim, Josiah’s son, until the eleventh year of the reign of King Zedekiah, another of Josiah’s sons. In Augustb of that eleventh year the people of Jerusalem were taken away as captives.

      References for Jeremiah 1:3

        • 1:3 - Hebrew In the fifth month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. A number of events in Jeremiah can be cross-checked with dates in surviving Babylonian records and related accurately to our modern calendar. The fifth month in the eleventh year of Zedekiah’s reign occurred within the months of August and September 586 Also see 52:12 and the note there.