But they thanked me by committing adultery. These are the words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests from the town of Anathoth in the land of Benjamin. Jeremiah 1:13 Then the LORD spoke to me again and asked, “What do you see now?” And I replied, “I see a pot of boiling water, spilling from the north.” Read verse in New Living Translation “‘Even now, if you quit your evil ways, I will let you stay in your own land. 7 Therefore, this is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies says:“See, I will melt them down in a crucible and test them like metal.What else can I do with my people? 25 From the day your ancestors left Egypt until now, I have continued to send my servants, the prophets—day in and day out. “the king and the officials will tremble in fear. Biblica Give Now Navigation. Jeremiah Questions the Lord ’s Justice. Yes, they worship idols made with their own hands! Keep your fragrant calamus imported from distant lands! Can their vows and sacrifices prevent their destruction? Hasten - Word for word, I will almond - tree it, that is, I will be upon them speedily, in a short time. Bible > NLT > Jeremiah 1 Jeremiah 1 New Living Translation: Par 1 These are the words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests from the town of Anathoth in the land of Benjamin. Red Letter. 19 My wound is severe, and my grief is great.My sickness is incurable, but I must bear it.20 My home is gone, and no one is left to help me rebuild it.My children have been taken away, and I will never see them again.21 The shepherds of my people have lost their senses. 1 These are the words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests from the town of Anathoth in the land of Benjamin. but in times of trouble they cry out to me. Your sin has robbed you of all these good things. They will no longer stubbornly follow their own evil desires. A number of events in Jeremiah can be cross-checked with dates in surviving Babylonian records and related accurately to our modern calendar. Jeremiah 1 1 These are the words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests from the town of Anathoth in the land of Benjamin. Why don’t you tremble in my presence?I, the Lord, define the ocean’s sandy shoreline as an everlasting boundary that the waters cannot cross.The waves may toss and roar, but they can never pass the boundaries I set.23 But my people have stubborn and rebellious hearts. So now the land has been polluted. Thou hast well seen, for (שקד shoked) I will hasten my word. They have sworn by gods that are not gods at all! 13 Look now, people of Judah; you have as many gods as you have towns. 1:12 Is it nothing - The prophet speaks in the name of the Jewish church. They have turned away and abandoned me.24 They do not say from the heart, ‘Let us live in awe of the Lord our God,for he gives us rain each spring and fall, assuring us of a harvest when the time is right.’25 Your wickedness has deprived you of these wonderful blessings. Jeremiah 1 New Living Translation (NLT) 1 These are the words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests from the town of Anathoth in the land of Benjamin. Retail: $49.99. “come back to me, and I will heal your wayward hearts.”, and our religious orgies on the mountains, their flocks and herds, their sons and daughters—. The wild animals and birds have disappeared. I still see the stain of your guilt. NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture . For I am with you, and I will take care of you. 6 Lord, there is no one like you! Advanced Options. He said, 2 “Go and shout this message to Jerusalem. I have surrendered my dearest ones to their enemies. He is the living God and the everlasting King!The whole earth trembles at his anger. Yes, even my prophets and priests are like that. You could throw away your detestable idols. They only go from bad to worse.They do not know me,” says the Lord. Fathers and sons will both fall over them. Your sacrifices have no pleasing aroma for me.”, 21 Therefore, this is what the Lord says: “I will put obstacles in my people’s path.Fathers and sons will both fall over them. 1:12 Well seen - Or thou hast seen and judged right. Jeremiah 51:43 Her cities now lie in ruins; she is a dry wasteland where no one lives or even passes by. 10 But despite all this, her faithless sister Judah has never sincerely returned to me. 9 [w]If only my head were a pool of water and my eyes a fountain of tears,I would weep day and night for all my people who have been slaughtered.2 [x]Oh, that I could go away and forget my people and live in a travelers’ shack in the desert.For they are all adulterers— a pack of treacherous liars. No one will escape!13 My people have planted wheat but are harvesting thorns.They have worn themselves out, but it has done them no good.They will harvest a crop of shame because of the fierce anger of the Lord.”, 14 Now this is what the Lord says: “I will uproot from their land all the evil nations reaching out for the possession I gave my people Israel. NLT / Jeremiah / Jeremiah 1 / Jeremiah 1:5 ; Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the Full Chapter Next Chapter Next Book. They plot and raise complaints against you.Do not trust them, no matter how pleasantly they speak. You are the ones who have rebelled,” says the Lord.30 “I have punished your children, but they did not respond to my discipline.You yourselves have killed your prophets as a lion kills its prey. as an everlasting boundary that the waters cannot cross. This summary of the book of Jeremiah provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Jeremiah. Yet my people have exchanged their glorious God, And they have dug for themselves cracked cisterns. Jeremiah 1:12 Bible / Bible Versions / NKJV / Jeremiah / Jeremiah 1 / Jeremiah 1:12; Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the Full Chapter Next Chapter Next Book. 8 People who worship idols are stupid and foolish. Jeremiah 10:1 (New Living Translation) Genesis 1:1 (Read all of Genesis 1) In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. but you keep on doing all the evil you can.”. They do not know the Lord’s laws. 18 No wonder I am so angry! the kings, officials, priests, and people of Judah. 7 Then I will let you stay in this land that I gave to your ancestors to keep forever. Jeremiah 1:12 . Commentary. 1 These are the words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests from the town of Anathoth in the land of Benjamin.. 2 The Lord first gave messages to Jeremiah during the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah. Its people, animals, trees, and crops will be consumed by the unquenchable fire of my anger.”, 21 This is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, the God of Israel, says: “Take your burnt offerings and your other sacrifices and eat them yourselves! “See, I will melt them down in a crucible, They speak friendly words to their neighbors. Verse 9:1 is numbered 8:23 in Hebrew text. from Dan and the hill country of Ephraim. I, the Lord, have spoken! They are coming to devour the land and everything in it— cities and people alike.17 I will send these enemy troops among you like poisonous snakes you cannot charm.They will bite you, and you will die. Why then do my people say, ‘At last we are free from God! 12 Therefore, go and give this message to Israel. 4 But don’t be fooled by those who promise you safety simply because the Lord’s Temple is here. Sign up here! and they give these materials to skillful craftsmen, Then they dress these gods in royal blue and purple robes. Judgment is one of the all-pervasive themes in Jeremiah's writings, though he was careful to point out that repentance, if sincere, would postpone the otherwise inevitable. 3 “If a man divorces a woman and she goes and marries someone else,he will not take her back again, for that would surely corrupt the land.But you have prostituted yourself with many lovers, so why are you trying to come back to me?” says the Lord.2 “Look at the shrines on every hilltop. I see שקד shaked, "an almond," the hastening tree: that which first awakes. 5 This is what the Lord says: “What did your ancestors find wrong with me that led them to stray so far from me?They worshiped worthless idols, only to become worthless themselves.6 They did not ask, ‘Where is the Lord who brought us safely out of Egyptand led us through the barren wilderness— a land of deserts and pits,a land of drought and death, where no one lives or even travels?’. And like all these pagan nations, the people of Israel also have uncircumcised hearts.”. Listen to the Bible . See what I did there because of all the wickedness of my people, the Israelites. All are running down the path of sin as swiftly as a horse galloping into battle!7 Even the stork that flies across the sky knows the time of her migration,as do the turtledove, the swallow, and the crane. “Don’t let the wise boast in their wisdom, that they truly know me and understand that I am the. The neighing of their stallions makes the whole land tremble. “Look, I have put my words in your mouth! I have made up my mind and will not change it.”. 10 “Many rulers have ravaged my vineyard, trampling down the vines and turning all its beauty into a barren wilderness.11 They have made it an empty wasteland; I hear its mournful cry.The whole land is desolate, and no one even cares.12 On all the bare hilltops, destroying armies can be seen.The sword of the Lord devours people from one end of the nation to the other. BLB Searches. and the prophets spoke in the name of Baal, “I will even bring charges against your children’s children. Like a wife who commits adultery, Israel has worshiped other gods on every hill and under every green tree. Do not correct me in anger, for I would die.25 Pour out your wrath on the nations that refuse to acknowledge you— on the peoples that do not call upon your name.For they have devoured your people Israel[ad]; they have devoured and consumed them, making the land a desolate wilderness. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. They will bury the bodies in Topheth until there is no more room for them. 1:12 Well seen - Or thou hast seen and judged right. The thirteenth year of Josiah’s reign was 627, As in Dead Sea Scrolls, one Greek manuscript, and Syriac version; Masoretic Text reads. when I bring a case before you. We are not able to plan our own course.24 So correct me, Lord, but please be gentle. They are all frauds.11 They offer superficial treatments for my people’s mortal wound.They give assurances of peace when there is no peace.12 Are they ashamed of these disgusting actions? You have been like a faithless wife who leaves her husband. Begin your weeping! Get out of Jerusalem!Sound the alarm in Tekoa! “I will pour out my fury on children playing in the streets and on gatherings of young men,on husbands and wives and on those who are old and gray.12 Their homes will be turned over to their enemies, as will their fields and their wives.For I will raise my powerful fist against the people of this land,” says the Lord.13 “From the least to the greatest, their lives are ruled by greed.From prophets to priests, they are all frauds.14 They offer superficial treatments for my people’s mortal wound.They give assurances of peace when there is no peace.15 Are they ashamed of their disgusting actions? “Most of all, they hurt themselves, to their own shame.”, 20 So this is what the Sovereign Lord says: “I will pour out my terrible fury on this place. 11 “Therefore, Jeremiah, go and warn all Judah and Jerusalem. 52 ), most sections are predominantly poetic in form. Jeremiah Among those who had hoped for a permanent spiritual revival as the result of the reformation under Josiah was Jeremiah, called of God to the prophetic office while still a youth, in the thirteenth year of Josiah's reign. This summary of the book of Jeremiah provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Jeremiah. 5 “If racing against mere men makes you tired, how will you race against horses?If you stumble and fall on open ground, what will you do in the thickets near the Jordan?6 Even your brothers, members of your own family, have turned against you. NLT Footnotes: 1:2 The thirteenth year of Josiah’s reign was 627 B.C. Genesis 1:2 (Read all of Genesis 1) The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. Go out through the Gate of Broken Pots to the garbage dump in the valley of Ben-Hinnom, and give them this message. they will devour your sons and daughters. NLT And the LORD said, “That’s right, and it means that I am watching, and I will certainly carry out all my plans.” What does Jeremiah 1:12 mean? The things they worship are made of wood! What do you see?”, And I replied, “I see a branch from an almond tree.”, 12 And the Lord said, “That’s right, and it means that I am watching,[c] and I will certainly carry out all my plans.”, 13 Then the Lord spoke to me again and asked, “What do you see now?”, And I replied, “I see a pot of boiling water, spilling from the north.”. 4 “Beware of your neighbor! 16 This is what the Lord says:“Stop at the crossroads and look around. 3 This is what the Lord says to the people of Judah and Jerusalem: “Plow up the hard ground of your hearts! Do everything as I say, and all will be well!’. 2 The L ORD first gave messages to Jeremiah during the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah. Verse. This is what the Lord says: “I remember how eager you were to please me as a young bride long ago,how you loved me and followed me even through the barren wilderness.3 In those days Israel was holy to the Lord, the first of his children. The things they worship are made of wood!9 They bring beaten sheets of silver from Tarshish and gold from Uphaz,and they give these materials to skillful craftsmen who make their idols.Then they dress these gods in royal blue and purple robes made by expert tailors.10 But the Lord is the only true God. ; 1:3 Hebrew In the fifth month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. They, their kings, officials, priests, and prophets—. 5 “Shout to Judah, and broadcast to Jerusalem! 22 When I led your ancestors out of Egypt, it was not burnt offerings and sacrifices I wanted from them. I mourn and am overcome with grief.22 Is there no medicine in Gilead? For the Lord our God has decreed our destructionand has given us a cup of poison to drink because we sinned against the Lord.15 We hoped for peace, but no peace came. “Look high and low; search throughout the city!If you can find even one just and honest person, I will not destroy the city.2 But even when they are under oath, saying, ‘As surely as the Lord lives,’ they are still telling lies!”. But that treacherous sister Judah had no fear, and now she, too, has left me and given herself to prostitution. like a fortified city that cannot be captured. We are completely humiliated! 7 ; 11 ; 16 ; 19 ; 21 ; 24-29 ; 32-45 ), including the appendix (ch. You have polluted the land with your prostitution. Mourn and weep bitterly, as for the loss of an only son. There are options set in 'Advanced Options' Clear Advanced Options. for he gives us rain each spring and fall, assuring us of a harvest when the time is right.’. Do not delay!’For I am bringing terrible destruction upon you from the north.”. Even the grass in the fields has withered. A powerful army is coming from the north. Jeremiah 1:12 Parallel. 26 “Among my people are wicked men who lie in wait for victims like a hunter hiding in a blind.They continually set traps to catch people.27 Like a cage filled with birds, their homes are filled with evil plots. You sit alone like a nomad in the desert.You have polluted the land with your prostitution and your wickedness.3 That’s why even the spring rains have failed. My word - My threatening against Judah and its inhabitants. He had found Jeremiah bound in chains among all the other captives of Jerusalem and Judah who were being sent to exile in Babylon. 29 Shave your head in mourning, and weep alone on the mountains. How terrible it will be, for we are doomed!14 O Jerusalem, cleanse your heart that you may be saved.How long will you harbor your evil thoughts?15 Your destruction has been announced from Dan and the hill country of Ephraim. So let me bring you this complaint: Why are the wicked so prosperous? This message for all the people of Judah came to Jeremiah from the Lord during the fourth year of Jehoiakim’s reign over Judah. [i]19 Your wickedness will bring its own punishment. 31 They have built pagan shrines at Topheth, the garbage dump in the valley of Ben-Hinnom, and there they burn their sons and daughters in the fire. Jeremiah 1:12 12 And the Lord said, “That’s right, and it means that I am watching, * and I will certainly carry out all my plans.” Read more Share Copy Surely God isn’t angry with me!’But now I will punish you severely because you claim you have not sinned.36 First here, then there— you flit from one ally to another asking for help.But your new friends in Egypt will let you down, just as Assyria did before.37 In despair, you will be led into exile with your hands on your heads,for the Lord has rejected the nations you trust. Ask for the old, godly way, and walk in it.Travel its path, and you will find rest for your souls. Cite Share Print. They actually rejoice in doing evil!16 I, the Lord, once called them a thriving olive tree, beautiful to see and full of good fruit.But now I have sent the fury of their enemies to burn them with fire, leaving them charred and broken. Scripture Formatting. He causes the clouds to rise over the earth. the weeping and pleading of Israel’s people. 2 The LORD first gave messages to Jeremiah during the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah. Cebuano | Ang Pulong Sa Dios (APSD-CEB) Čeština | Slovo na cestu (SNC) Chichewa | Mawu a Mulungu mu Chichewa Chalero (CCL) Dansk | Bibelen på hverdagsdansk (BPH) Deutsch | Hoffnung … they wear themselves out with all their sinning. I’ll make every word I give you come true.” MEV. I fed my people until they were full.But they thanked me by committing adultery and lining up at the brothels.8 They are well-fed, lusty stallions, each neighing for his neighbor’s wife.9 Should I not punish them for this?” says the Lord. Then ... Jeremiah?” I said, “A walking stick—that’s all.” And God said, “Good eyes! 2 The Lord first gave messages to Jeremiah during the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah. Commentary. or my anger will burn like an unquenchable fire. Flee to the fortified cities!’6 Raise a signal flag as a warning for Jerusalem[n]: ‘Flee now! “Should I not avenge myself against such a nation? 3 Lord, you are searching for honesty.You struck your people, but they paid no attention.You crushed them, but they refused to be corrected.They are determined, with faces set like stone; they have refused to repent. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? 23 “You say, ‘That’s not true! KJ21. 27 “Tell them all this, but do not expect them to listen. Jeremiah 12 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. “Because the people are talking like this. I, the Lord, have spoken!”. 17 In that day Jerusalem will be known as ‘The Throne of the Lord.’ All nations will come there to honor the Lord. They are cruel and show no mercy.They sound like a roaring sea as they ride forward on horses.They are coming in battle formation, planning to destroy you, beautiful Jerusalem.[r]”. 25 “A time is coming,” says the Lord, “when I will punish all those who are circumcised in body but not in spirit— 26 the Egyptians, Edomites, Ammonites, Moabites, the people who live in the desert in remote places,[aa] and yes, even the people of Judah. The identification of some of these birds is uncertain. Geneva Study Bible. They are coming to devour the land and everything in it—, “Oh, why have they provoked my anger with their carved idols, and their worthless foreign gods?” says the. They had said, “We will kill you if you do not stop prophesying in the Lord’s name.” 22 So this is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies says about them: “I will punish them! Ask for the old, godly way, and walk in it. It has left its lair and is headed your way. 19 My heart, my heart—I writhe in pain! Library. I am calling the armies of the kingdoms of the north to come to Jerusalem. 21 I hurt with the hurt of my people. I’m too young!”. I, the Sovereign Lord, have spoken! They will not help you at all. 17 But any nation who refuses to obey me will be uprooted and destroyed. They cut down a tree, and a craftsman carves an idol.4 They decorate it with gold and silver and then fasten it securely with hammer and nails so it won’t fall over.5 Their gods are like helpless scarecrows in a cucumber field!They cannot speak, and they need to be carried because they cannot walk.Do not be afraid of such gods, for they can neither harm you nor do you any good.”. [u] They all return at the proper time each year.But not my people! Jeremiah is the longest book in the Bible, containing more words than any other book. Jer 12:1. I have made up my mind and will not change it.”, Why do you dress up in beautiful clothing. Jeremiah 1-2 New Living Translation (NLT). Why do the people of Jerusalem refuse to turn back?They cling tightly to their lies and will not turn around.6 I listen to their conversations and don’t hear a word of truth.Is anyone sorry for doing wrong? 4 How long must this land mourn? "For you are called an outcast--'Jerusalem for whom no one cares.'" Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations.”, 6 “O Sovereign Lord,” I said, “I can’t speak for you! Your name is on their lips, but you are far from their hearts. I’ll make every word I give you come true.” 2 The Lord first gave messages to Jeremiah during the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah. You sit like a prostitute beside the road waiting for a customer. 2 You have planted them, and they have taken root and prospered. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 20 Listen, you women, to the words of the Lord; open your ears to what he has to say.Teach your daughters to wail; teach one another how to lament.21 For death has crept in through our windows and has entered our mansions.It has killed off the flower of our youth: Children no longer play in the streets, and young men no longer gather in the squares. Jeremiah 40 New Living Translation (NLT). Summary; Audio; Videos; Summary of the Book of Jeremiah . Why do you brighten your eyes with mascara? Verse. Yes, I am tired of holding it in! NLT Hidden in My Heart Scripture Memory Bible, Softcover, NLT Premium Value Large-Print Slimline Bible--soft leather-look, brown/tan, The One Year Chronological Bible NLT - eBook, NLT One Year Premium Slimline Large Print Bible: 10th Anniversary - softcover, NLT Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible: A Refreshing Spiritual Journey with God's People, softcover. KJV NKJV NLT NIV ESV CSB NASB. Jeremiah 1 New Living Translation (NLT). For you are great, and your name is full of power.7 Who would not fear you, O King of nations? And I will uproot Judah from among them. Their young men will die in battle, and their boys and girls will starve to death. King James Bible For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the LORD; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after. What good to you are the streams of the Nile, You will see what an evil, bitter thing it is. For the Lord has rejected and forsaken this generation that has provoked his fury.’. On the day of reckoning they will all be destroyed.16 But the God of Israel[ac] is no idol! 9 Israel treated it all so lightly—she thought nothing of committing adultery by worshiping idols made of wood and stone. Your name is on their lips, but you are far from their hearts. 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