Time of Writing:
The sixth century B.C.
Place of Writing:
By the river Chebar, in the village of Tel-abib (1:1
), not far from the city of Babylon.
Time Period Covered:
A period of twenty-two years, from 593 B.C., the fifth year of Jehoiachin's captivity (1:2
), to 571 B.C., the twenty-seventh year (29:17