Book 24 of 66: Jeremiah: Chapter 001 of 52

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024:001:001
The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah,
of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin:


024:001:002
To whom the word of the LORD came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah,
in the thirteenth year of his reign.


024:001:003
It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah,
unto the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah king of Judah,
unto the carrying away of Jerusalem captive in the fifth month.


024:001:004
Then the word of the LORD came unto me,
saying,


024:001:005
Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee;
and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee,
and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.


024:001:006
Then said I,
Ah,
Lord GOD!
behold,
I cannot speak:
for I am a child.


024:001:007
But the LORD said unto me,
Say not,
I am a child:
for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee,
and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.


024:001:008
Be not afraid of their faces:
for I am with thee to deliver thee,
saith the LORD.


024:001:009
Then the LORD put forth his hand,
and touched my mouth.
And the LORD said unto me,
Behold,
I have put my words in thy mouth.


024:001:010
See,
I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms,
to root out,
and to pull down,
and to destroy,
and to throw down,
to build,
and to plant.


024:001:011
Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me,
saying,
Jeremiah,
what seest thou?
And I said,
I see a rod of an almond tree.


024:001:012
Then said the LORD unto me,
Thou hast well seen:
for I will hasten my word to perform it.


024:001:013
And the word of the LORD came unto me the second time,
saying,
What seest thou?
And I said,
I see a seething pot;
and the face thereof is toward the north.


024:001:014
Then the LORD said unto me,
Out of the north an evil shall break forth upon all the inhabitants of the land.


024:001:015
For,
lo,
I will call all the families of the kingdoms of the north,
saith the LORD;
and they shall come,
and they shall set every one his throne at the entering of the gates of Jerusalem,
and against all the walls thereof round about,
and against all the cities of Judah.


024:001:016
And I will utter my judgments against them touching all their wickedness,
who have forsaken me,
and have burned incense unto other gods,
and worshipped the works of their own hands.


024:001:017
Thou therefore gird up thy loins,
and arise,
and speak unto them all that I command thee:
be not dismayed at their faces,
lest I confound thee before them.


024:001:018
For,
behold,
I have made thee this day a defenced city,
and an iron pillar,
and brasen walls against the whole land,
against the kings of Judah,
against the princes thereof,
against the priests thereof,
and against the people of the land.


024:001:019
And they shall fight against thee;
but they shall not prevail against thee;
for I am with thee,
saith the LORD,
to deliver thee.


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