Jeremiah 29:1

Overview - Jeremiah 29
Jeremiah sends a letter to the captives in Babylon to be quiet there,
and not to believe the dreams of their prophets;
10 and that they shall return with grace after seventy years.
15 He foretells the destruction of the rest for their disobedience.
20 He shews the fearful end of Ahab and Zedekiah, two lying prophets.
24 Shemaiah writes a letter against Jeremiah.
30 Jeremiah foretells his doom.
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Jeremiah 29:1  (King James Version)
Now these are the words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem unto the residue of the elders which were carried away captives, and to the priests, and to the prophets, and to all the people whom Nebuchadnezzar had carried away captive from Jerusalem to Babylon;

A.M. 3407. B.C. 597. Now.
This transaction is supposed to have taken place in the first or second year of Zedekiah.

of the letter
25-29 ; 2 Chronicles 30:1-6 ; Esther 9:20 ; Acts 15:23 ; 2 Corinthians 7:8 ; Galatians 6:11 ; Hebrews 13:22
Revelation 2:1-3:22

the elders
24:1-7 28:4