Jeremiah 27:1-7 NLT

1 This message came to Jeremiah from the LORD early in the reign of Zedekiah a son of Josiah, king of Judah.

References for Jeremiah 27:1

    • – 27:1 - As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac version (see also 27:3, 12); most Hebrew manuscripts read <I>Jehoiakim.</I>
      2 The LORD said to me, "Make a yoke, and fasten it on your neck with leather thongs.
      3 Then send messages to the kings of Edom, Moab, Ammon, Tyre, and Sidon through their ambassadors to King Zedekiah in Jerusalem.
      4 Give them this message for their masters: 'This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says:
      5 By my great power I have made the earth and all its people and every animal. I can give these things of mine to anyone I choose.
      6 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.
      7 All the nations will serve him and his son and his grandson until his time is up. But then many nations and great kings will conquer and rule over Babylon.