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to make myself a yoke out of leather straps and wooden crossbars and to put it on my neck.
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Thus saith the Lord to me: Make thee bands, and chains: and thou shalt put them on thy neck.
saith the Lord.
Amos 7:1,4 But behold, I will raise up a nation against you, O house of Israel, saith the Lord the God of hosts; and they shall destroy you from the entrance of Emath, even to the torrent of the desert. . . .
Jeremiah 27:12 And I spoke to Sedecias the king of Juda according to all these words, saying: Bend down your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him, and his people, and you shall live.
Jeremiah 28:10-14 And Hananias the prophet took the chain from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet, and broke it. . . .
Jeremiah 13:1-11 Thus saith the Lord to me: Go, and get thee a linen girdle, and thou shalt put it about thy loins, and shalt not put it into water. . . .
Jeremiah 18:2-10 Arise, and go down into the potter's house, and there thou shalt hear my words. . . .
Jeremiah 19:1-11 Thus saith the Lord: Go, and take a potter's earthen bottle, and take of the ancients of the people, and of the ancients of the priests: . . .
Jeremiah 28:10 And Hananias the prophet took the chain from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet, and broke it.
1 Kings 11:30,31 And Ahias taking his new garment, wherewith he was clad, divided it into twelve parts: . . .
Isaiah 20:2-4 At that same time the Lord spoke by the hand of Isaiah the son of Amos, saying Go, and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and take off thy shoes from thy feet. And he did so, and went naked, and barefoot. . . .
Ezekiel 4:1 And thou, O son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee: and draw upon it the plan of the city of Jerusalem.
Ezekiel 5:1 And thou, son of man, take thee a sharp knife that shaveth the hair: and cause it to pass over thy head, and over thy beard: and take thee a balance to weigh in, and divide the hair.
Ezekiel 12:1 And the word of the Lord came to me, saying:
Ezekiel 24:3-12 And thou shalt speak by a figure a parable to the provoking house, and say to them: Thus saith the Lord God: Set on a pot, set it on, I say, and put water in it. . . .
ContextThe Yoke of Nebuchadnezzar
1In the beginning of the reign of Joakim the son of Josias king of Juda, this word came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying: 2Thus saith the Lord to me: Make thee bands, and chains: and thou shalt put them on thy neck.3And thou shalt send them to the king of Edom, and to the king of Moab, and to the king of the children of Ammon, and to the king of Tyre, and to the king of Sidon: by the hand of the messengers that are come to Jerusalem to Sedecias the king of Juda.…
But the nation that shall bend down their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and shall serve him: I will let them remain in their own land, saith the Lord: and they shall till it, and dwell in it.
And Hananias the prophet took the chain from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet, and broke it.
Go, and tell Hananias: Thus saith the Lord: Thou hast broken chains of wood, and thou shalt make for them chains of iron.
And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord of hosts, that I will break his yoke from off thy neck, and will burst his bands: and strangers shall no more rule over him:
Make a shutting up: for the land is full of the judgment of blood, and the city is full of iniquity.
And in Taphnis the day shall be darkened, when I shall break there the sceptres of Egypt, and the pride of her power shall cease in her: a cloud shall cover her, and her daughters shall be led into captivity.
Additional Translations“This is what the LORD said to me: Make for yourself a yoke out of leather straps and put it on your neck.Thus said the LORD to me; Make you bonds and yokes, and put them on your neck,
Thus saith Jehovah to me: Make thee bonds and bars, and put them upon thy neck;
Thus said the Lord; Make to thyself bonds and yokes, and put them about thy neck,
Thus hath Jehovah said unto me: Make thee bonds and yokes, and put them upon thy neck;
Thus saith the LORD to me: Make thee bands and bars, and put them upon thy neck;
Thus saith the LORD to me; Make for thee bonds and yokes, and put them upon thy neck,
Thus says Yahweh to me: Make bonds and bars, and put them on your neck;
'Thus said Jehovah unto me, Make to thee bands and yokes,
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