Jeremiah 27:1-6 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Early in the rule of Judah's King Zedekiah, Josiah's son, this word came to Jeremiah from the LORD: 1 Early in the reign of Zedekiah son of Josiah king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from the LORD:
2 This is what the LORD said to me: Make a yoke of straps and bars and wear it on your neck. 2 This is what the LORD said to me: "Make a yoke out of straps and crossbars and put it on your neck.
3 Then send word to the kings of Edom, Moab, Ammon, Tyre, and Sidon through their representatives who have come to Jerusalem to Judah's King Zedekiah. 3 Then send word to the kings of Edom, Moab, Ammon, Tyre and Sidon through the envoys who have come to Jerusalem to Zedekiah king of Judah.
4 Tell them to say to their masters: The LORD of heavenly forces, the God of Israel, proclaims: Say this to your masters: 4 Give them a message for their masters and say, 'This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: "Tell this to your masters:
5 By my great power and outstretched arm, I have made the earth and the people and animals that are on it. I can give it to anyone I please. 5 With my great power and outstretched arm I made the earth and its people and the animals that are on it, and I give it to anyone I please.
6 Now I hand over all these countries to my servant King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. I even give him the wild animals as subjects. 6 Now I will hand all your countries over to my servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; I will make even the wild animals subject to him.