Message to Jerusalem (Jeremiah 22:20-23)

Well, with that, that Lord turns from considering kings to considering the people of Jerusalem in Jeremiah 22:20-23. 20 [i.e., People of Jerusalem,] Go up to Lebanon [i.e., to the north], and [cry/cry out]; and lift up thy voice in Bashan [i.e., to the northeast], and [cry/cry out] from [the passages/Abarim/the Mountains of Moab]: [i.e.,…

Jeremiah 22 Commentary, Chapter Summary, Bible Prophet

Jeremiah 22 Commentary: In Jeremiah 22 we see a continuation of God’s addressing the king’s household that we saw started in our lesson in Jeremiah 21. Read more about the Last Five Kings of Judah here. Jeremiah 22 Commentary: Introduction So, with the timeline of the last five kings of Judah out of the way, let’s…

Message to the King’s House (Jeremiah 22:3-5)

And the content of the message of Jeremiah 22 is very similar to what we heard back in Jeremiah 21, as we’ll see from Jeremiah 22:3-5. 3 Thus saith the LORD; Execute ye [judgment/justice] and righteousness, and deliver the [spoiled/robbed] [out of/from] the [hand/power] of the oppressor: [and/also] do [no wrong/not mistreat], [i.e., or] do no…