NLTNew Living Translation
1This message for all the people of Judah came to Jeremiah from the lord during the fourth year of Jehoiakim’s reign over Judah.# The fourth year of Jehoiakim’s reign and the accession year of Nebuchadnezzar’s reign was 605 B.C. This was the year when King Nebuchadnezzar# Hebrew Nebuchadrezzar, a variant spelling of Nebuchadnezzar; also in 25:9. of Babylon began his reign.
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