This message came to Jeremiah from the early in the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah, king of Judah.
References for Jeremiah 26:1
“This is what the says: Stand in the courtyard in front of the Temple of the , and make an announcement to the people who have come there to worship from all over Judah. Give them my entire message; include every word.
Perhaps they will listen and turn from their evil ways. Then I will change my mind about the disaster I am ready to pour out on them because of their sins.
“Say to them, ‘This is what the says: If you will not listen to me and obey my word I have given you,
and if you will not listen to my servants, the prophets—for I sent them again and again to warn you, but you would not listen to them—
then I will destroy this Temple as I destroyed Shiloh, the place where the Tabernacle was located. And I will make Jerusalem an object of cursing in every nation on earth.’”