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The prophet sends yokes to five neighbouring kings, thereby foreshewing
their subjection to Nebuchadnezzar, ver. 1 - 7.
He exhorts them to yield, and not to believe false prophets, ver 8 - 11.
The like he doth to Zedekiah, ver. 12 - 18.
The remnant of the vessels shall be carried to Babylon, and continue
there 'till the appointed time, ver. 19 - 22.
2: Thus saith - God commands the prophet to procure some yokes with
bonds to make them more fast; and to put one of them upon his own neck,
that therein he might be a type both to his own people, and also the
people afterward mentioned, that they should be in bondage to the king
3: Of Edom - These nations were neighbours to the Jews, and their
princes had their ambassadors resident in Jerusalem.
7: All nations - That is, all these nations. His son - And
Evil - Merodach his son, and Belshazzar his grand - child.
Until - Until the period of his kingdom shall come, which was after
seventy years, according to (Jer 29:10).