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Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

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Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

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Jeremiah 28 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:1 - In that same year, at the beginning of the reign of Zedeki'ah king of Judah, in the fifth month of the fourth year, Hanani'ah the son of Azzur, the prophet from Gibeon, spoke to me in the house of the LORD, in the presence of the priests and all the people, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:2 - "Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: I have broken the yoke of the king of Babylon.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:3 - Within two years I will bring back to this place all the vessels of the LORD's house, which Nebuchadnez'zar king of Babylon took away from this place and carried to Babylon.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:4 - I will also bring back to this place Jeconi'ah the son of Jehoi'akim, king of Judah, and all the exiles from Judah who went to Babylon, says the LORD, for I will break the yoke of the king of Babylon."

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:5 - Then the prophet Jeremiah spoke to Hanani'ah the prophet in the presence of the priests and all the people who were standing in the house of the LORD;

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:6 - and the prophet Jeremiah said, "Amen! May the LORD do so; may the LORD make the words which you have prophesied come true, and bring back to this place from Babylon the vessels of the house of the LORD, and all the exiles.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:7 - Yet hear now this word which I speak in your hearing and in the hearing of all the people.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:8 - The prophets who preceded you and me from ancient times prophesied war, famine, and pestilence against many countries and great kingdoms.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:9 - As for the prophet who prophesies peace, when the word of that prophet comes to pass, then it will be known that the LORD has truly sent the prophet."

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:10 - Then the prophet Hanani'ah took the yoke-bars from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet, and broke them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:11 - And Hanani'ah spoke in the presence of all the people, saying, "Thus says the LORD: Even so will I break the yoke of Nebuchadnez'zar king of Babylon from the neck of all the nations within two years." But Jeremiah the prophet went his way.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:12 - Sometime after the prophet Hanani'ah had broken the yoke-bars from off the neck of Jeremiah the prophet, the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah:

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:13 - "Go, tell Hanani'ah, 'Thus says the LORD: You have broken wooden bars, but I will make in their place bars of iron.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:14 - For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: I have put upon the neck of all these nations an iron yoke of servitude to Nebuchadnez'zar king of Babylon, and they shall serve him, for I have given to him even the beasts of the field.'"

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:15 - And Jeremiah the prophet said to the prophet Hanani'ah, "Listen, Hanani'ah, the LORD has not sent you, and you have made this people trust in a lie.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:16 - Therefore thus says the LORD: 'Behold, I will remove you from the face of the earth. This very year you shall die, because you have uttered rebellion against the LORD.'"

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:17 - In that same year, in the seventh month, the prophet Hanani'ah died.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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