“Ask the Lord on our behalf, since Nebuchadnezzar[a](A) king of Babylon is making war against us. Perhaps the Lord will perform for us something like all His past wonderful works so that Nebuchadnezzar will withdraw from us.”

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 21:2 Lit Nebuchadrezzar

Jeremiah’s Word to King Zedekiah

34 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord when Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon,(A) all his army, all the earthly kingdoms under his control,(B) and all other nations were fighting against Jerusalem and all its surrounding cities: “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: Go, speak to Zedekiah, king of Judah, and tell him: This is what the Lord says: I am about to hand this city over to the king of Babylon,(C) and he will burn it down.

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“Son of man, write down today’s date, this very day. The king of Babylon has laid siege to Jerusalem this very day.(A)

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