This message came to Jeremiah from the early in the reign of Zedekiah son of Josiah, king of Judah.
References for Jeremiah 27:1
This is what the said to me: “Make a yoke, and fasten it on your neck with leather straps.
Then send messages to the kings of Edom, Moab, Ammon, Tyre, and Sidon through their ambassadors who have come to see King Zedekiah in Jerusalem.
Give them this message for their masters: ‘This is what the of Heaven’s Armies, the God of Israel, says:
With my great strength and powerful arm I made the earth and all its people and every animal. I can give these things of mine to anyone I choose.
Now I will give your countries to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon, who is my servant. I have put everything, even the wild animals, under his control.