Time of Writing:
The late seventh and early sixth centuries B.C.
Place of Writing:
Jerusalem and Egypt.
Time Period Covered:
This book covers a period of at least forty-two years, from 628 B.C., the thirteenth year of Josiah's reign (1:2
), until some time after 586 B.C., after Gedaliah the governor of Judah was murdered (41:2
) and Jeremiah was carried away to Egypt (43:6-8