Jeremiah 25:1-7 NLT

1 This message for all the people of Judah came to Jeremiah from the LORD during the fourth year of Jehoiakim's reign a over Judah. This was the year when King Nebuchadnezzar b of Babylon began his reign.

References for Jeremiah 25:1

    •  25:1 - The fourth year of Jehoiakim's reign and the accession year of Nebuchadnezzar's reign was 605 <MS>B.C.</I>
    • Ž 25:1 - Hebrew <I>Nebuchadrezzar,</I> a variant name for Nebuchadnezzar; also in 25:9.
      2 Jeremiah the prophet said to the people in Judah and Jerusalem,
      3 "For the past twenty-three years -- from the thirteenth year of Josiah son of Amon, c king of Judah, until now -- the LORD has been giving me his messages. I have faithfully passed them on to you, but you have not listened."

      References for Jeremiah 25:3

        •  25:3 - The thirteenth year of Josiah's reign was 627 <MS>B.C.</I>
          4 "Again and again, the LORD has sent you his prophets, but you have not listened or even tried to hear.
          5 Each time the message was this: 'Turn from the evil road you are traveling and from the evil things you are doing. Only then will I let you live in this land that the LORD gave to you and your ancestors forever.
          6 Do not make me angry by worshiping the idols you have made. Then I will not harm you.'"
          7 "But you would not listen to me," says the LORD. "You made me furious by worshiping your idols, bringing on yourselves all the disasters you now suffer.