New American Standard Bible
thus says the LORD to me-- "Make for yourself bonds and yokes and put them on your neck,
King James Bible
Thus saith the LORD to me; Make thee bonds and yokes, and put them upon thy neck,
Darby Bible Translation
Thus hath Jehovah said unto me: Make thee bonds and yokes, and put them upon thy neck;
World English Bible
Thus says Yahweh to me: Make bonds and bars, and put them on your neck;
Young's Literal Translation
'Thus said Jehovah unto me, Make to thee bands and yokes,
Jeremiah 27:2 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Yokes - Two curved pieces of wood, the one put over the neck of the ox, the other under, and then fastened together by bonds or cords (compare Psalm 2:3). Compare the marginal references.
"But the nation which will bring its neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon and serve him, I will let remain on its land," declares the LORD, "and they will till it and dwell in it."'"
Then Hananiah the prophet took the yoke from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet and broke it.
"Go and speak to Hananiah, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "You have broken the yokes of wood, but you have made instead of them yokes of iron."
'It shall come about on that day,' declares the LORD of hosts, 'that I will break his yoke from off their neck and will tear off their bonds; and strangers will no longer make them their slaves.
'Make the chain, for the land is full of bloody crimes and the city is full of violence.
"In Tehaphnehes the day will be dark When I break there the yoke bars of Egypt. Then the pride of her power will cease in her; A cloud will cover her, And her daughters will go into captivity.
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