Jeremiah 28:1-6 NLT

1 One day in late summer a of that same year -- the fourth year of the reign of Zedekiah, king of Judah -- Hananiah son of Azzur, a prophet from Gibeon, addressed me publicly in the Temple while all the priests and people listened. He said,

References for Jeremiah 28:1

    • ˜ 28:1 - Hebrew <I>In the fifth month,</I> of the Hebrew calendar. This month in the fourth year of Zedekiah's reign occurred in August and September 593 <MS>B.C.</I> Also see note on 1:3.
      2 "The LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: I will remove the yoke of the king of Babylon from your necks.
      3 Within two years, I will bring back all the Temple treasures that King Nebuchadnezzar carried off to Babylon.
      4 And I will bring back Jehoiachin b son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, and all the other captives that were taken to Babylon. I will surely break the yoke that the king of Babylon has put on your necks. I, the LORD, have spoken!"

      References for Jeremiah 28:4

        • ™ 28:4 - Hebrew <I>Jeconiah,</I> a variant name for Jehoiachin.
          5 Jeremiah responded to Hananiah as they stood in front of all the priests and people at the Temple.
          6 He said, "Amen! May your prophecies come true! I hope the LORD does everything you say. I hope he does bring back from Babylon the treasures of this Temple and all our loved ones.