Tag Archives: Babylonian Exile

Jeremiah 39: The City Falls

Jeremiah 39: 1-10 The Destruction of Jerusalem In the ninth year of King Zedekiah of Judah, in the tenth month, King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon and all his army came against Jerusalem and besieged it; 2 in the eleventh year of … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 29: A Letter to the Exiles and the Recurring False Prophets

Letter to the Exiles Jeremiah 29 These are the words of the letter that the prophet Jeremiah sent from Jerusalem to the remaining elders among the exiles, and to the priests, the prophets, and all the people, whom Nebuchadnezzar had … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 24-Exile, Figs and Reversals

1 The LORD showed me two baskets of figs placed before the temple of the LORD. This was after King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon had taken into exile from Jerusalem King Jeconiah son of Jehoiakim of Judah, together with the officials … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 22: Justice, the King and Judgment

Justice and the Covenant 1 Thus says the LORD: Go down to the house of the king of Judah, and speak there this word, 2 and say: Hear the word of the LORD, O King of Judah sitting on the … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 21: The Kingdom Laid Low

Jeremiah 21 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, when King Zedekiah sent to him Pashhur son of Malchiah and the priest Zephaniah son of Maaseiah, saying, 2 “Please inquire of the LORD on our behalf, … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 16: A Vision of Resurrection, But Only Through Death

The word of the LORD came to me: 2 You shall not take a wife, nor shall you have sons or daughters in this place. 3 For thus says the LORD concerning the sons and daughters who are born in … Continue reading

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Review of Jeremiah: The Fate of A Prophet by Binyamin Lau

JEREMIAH: THE FATE OF A PROPHET, by Binyamin Lau. Translated by Sara Daniel. Jerusalem: Maggid Books, 2013. Pp.230.  $24.95 (hardcover) The book of Jeremiah is one of the most challenging to approach in all of scriptures due to its enigmatic … Continue reading

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