Jeremiah 35:1

The Rekabites

1 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD during the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah:

Read Jeremiah 35:1 Using Other Translations

The word which came unto Jeremiah from the LORD in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, saying,
The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah:
This is the message the LORD gave Jeremiah when Jehoiakim son of Josiah was king of Judah:

What does Jeremiah 35:1 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Jeremiah 35:1

The word which came unto Jeremiah from the Lord
Not as following the former prophecies; for they must be delivered seventeen years after this. The prophecies of Jeremiah are not put together in their proper time in which they were delivered. The preceding prophecies were delivered in the "tenth" and "eleventh" years of Zedekiah's reign: but this in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah;
in what part of his reign is not certain; but it must be after Nebuchadnezzar had invaded the land, ( Jeremiah 35:11 ) ; very probably in the fourth year of Jehoiakim, after he had been the king of Babylon's servant three years, and rebelled against him, ( 2 Kings 24:1 2 Kings 24:2 ) ; saying;
as follows:

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