Jeremiah 28:4

Overview - Jeremiah 28
Hananiah prophesies falsely the return of the vessels, and of Jeconiah.
Jeremiah, wishing it to be true, shews that the event will declare the true prophets.
10 Hananiah breaks Jeremiah's yoke.
12 Jeremiah tells of an iron yoke;
15 and foretells Hananiah's death.
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Jeremiah 28:4  (King James Version)
And I will bring again to this place Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, with all the captives of Judah, that went into Babylon, saith the LORD: for I will break the yoke of the king of Babylon.

I will bring
This was doubtless grateful news to the people, who looked upon Zedekiah only as Nebuchadnezzar's deputy. Hananiah seems to have been more desirous of popular than regal favour; for this prediction could not be altogether agreeable to Zedekiah. But he was evidently a weak as well as a wicked prince, and very generally despised.

Jeremiah 22:24 Jeremiah 22:28

24:1 52:31-34 2 Kings 25:27-30

captives. Hebrew captivity.
24:5 *marg:

I will break
Jeremiah 28:2 Jeremiah 28:10 ; 2:20 30:8 Genesis 27:40 ; Isaiah 9:4 ; Nahum 1:13