Jeremiah 27

The Book of Jeremiah
Chapter 27

Chapter Overview:

The prophet sends yokes to five neighbouring kings, thereby foreshewing their subjection to Nebuchadnezzar, ver. 1 - 7.
He exhorts them to yield, and not to believe false prophets, ver 8 - 11.
The like he doth to Zedekiah, ver. 12 - 18.
The remnant of the vessels shall be carried to Babylon, and continue there 'till the appointed time, ver. 19 - 22.


27:2Thus saith - God commands the prophet to procure some yokes with bonds to make them more fast; and to put one of them upon his own neck, that therein he might be a type both to his own people, and also the people afterward mentioned, that they should be in bondage to the king of Babylon.
27:3Of Edom - These nations were neighbours to the Jews, and their princes had their ambassadors resident in Jerusalem.
27:7All nations - That is, all these nations. His son - And Evil - Merodach his son, and Belshazzar his grand - child.Until - Until the period of his kingdom shall come, which was after seventy years, according to chap. 29:10 .