An oracle to Judah and Jerusalem (Jer 35:12-35:13)

“Then the word of Yahweh

Came to Jeremiah.

‘Thus says Yahweh of hosts!

The God of Israel!

Go!

Say to the people of Judah!

Say to the inhabitants of Jerusalem!

Can you learn a lesson?

Can you obey my words?’

Says Yahweh.”

Once again, we have an oracle of Yahweh for Jeremiah that had the usual title of “Yahweh of hosts” and “God of Israel”. Jeremiah was to go to the people of Judah and Jerusalem. He was to ask them if they could learn a lesson. Could they obey his words? This seems like a last ditch effort to save Jerusalem and Judah.

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