Jeremiah

The Prophet Jeremiah1 The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin:2 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.3...

God’s People Continue to Reject Him1 Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying,2 Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the LORD; I remember thee, the kindness of thy youth, the love of thine espousals, when thou wentest after me in the wilderness,...

The People Act Shamelessly1 They say, If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man’s, shall he return unto her again? shall not that land be greatly polluted? but thou hast played the harlot with many lovers; yet return again to me, saith...

God Calls Israel by His Promise1 If thou wilt return, O Israel, saith the LORD, return unto me: and if thou wilt put away thine abominations out of my sight, then shalt thou not remove.2 And thou shalt swear, The LORD liveth, in truth, in judgment, and in righteousness; and...

Judah’s Complete Rejection of the Lord1 Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that executeth judgment, that seeketh the truth; and I will pardon it.2...

The Lord’s Rejection of Judah1 O ye children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and set up a sign of fire in Beth-haccerem: for evil appeareth out of the north, and great destruction.2 I have likened the daughter...

Judah Trusts the Wrong Things1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,2 Stand in the gate of the LORD’s house, and proclaim there this word, and say, Hear the word of the LORD, all ye of Judah, that enter in at these gates to worship the LORD.3...

The Calamity Visited upon the People1 At that time, saith the LORD, they shall bring out the bones of the kings of Judah, and the bones of his princes, and the bones of the priests, and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, out...

Jeremiah Laments the Coming Judgment1 Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!2 Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might...

The Lord Is the Only True God1 Hear ye the word which the LORD speaketh unto you, O house of Israel:2 Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them.3 For the...

Judah Has Disobeyed God’s Covenant1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,2 Hear ye the words of this covenant, and speak unto the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem;3 And say thou unto them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel; Cursed be the...

Jeremiah’s Question1 Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously?2 Thou hast planted them, yea, they have taken root: they grow, yea,...

Jeremiah’s Linen Belt1 Thus saith the LORD unto me, Go and get thee a linen girdle, and put it upon thy loins, and put it not in water.2 So I got a girdle according to the word of the LORD, and put it on my loins.3 And the word of...

The Grievous Famine1 The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah concerning the dearth.2 Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.3 And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to...

God’s Rejection of His People1 Then said the LORD unto me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind could not be toward this people: cast them out of my sight, and let them go forth.2 And it shall come to pass, if they say unto thee, Whither...

Jeremiah Must Not Marry1 The word of the LORD came also unto me, saying,2 Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons or daughters in this place.3 For thus saith the LORD concerning the sons and concerning the daughters that are born in this place, and...

The Captivity of Judah1 The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond: it is graven upon the table of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;2 Whilst their children remember their altars and their groves by the green...

The Clay and the Potter1 The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,2 Arise, and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.3 Then I went down to the potter’s house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheels.4...

Jerusalem Will Be Captured by the Babylonians1 The word which came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, when king Zedekiah sent unto him Pashur the son of Melchiah, and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah the priest, saying,2 Enquire, I pray thee, of the LORD for us; for Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon...

Warnings to the Wicked Kings1 Thus saith the LORD; Go down to the house of the king of Judah, and speak there this word,2 And say, Hear the word of the LORD, O king of Judah, that sittest upon the throne of David, thou, and thy servants, and thy people...

The Righteous Branch1 Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.2 Therefore thus saith the LORD God of Israel against the pastors that feed my people; Ye have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold,...

Good and Bad Figs1 The LORD shewed me, and, behold, two baskets of figs were set before the temple of the LORD, after that Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon had carried away captive Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, and the princes of Judah, with the carpenters and smiths,...

Judgment on Judah and the Nations1 The word that came to Jeremiah concerning all the people of Judah in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, that was the first year of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon;2 The which Jeremiah the prophet spake unto all the...

Jeremiah Is Arrested1 In the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah came this word from the LORD, saying,2 Thus saith the LORD; Stand in the court of the LORD’s house, and speak unto all the cities of Judah, which come to worship in...

The Yoke of Babylon1 In the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah came this word unto Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,2 Thus saith the LORD to me; Make thee bonds and yokes, and put them upon thy neck,3 And send them to the...

Hananiah Prophesies Falsely1 And it came to pass the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, and in the fifth month, that Hananiah the son of Azur the prophet, which was of Gibeon, spake unto me in the house of...

Jeremiah Writes to the Captives in Babylon1 Now these are the words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem unto the residue of the elders which were carried away captives, and to the priests, and to the prophets, and to all the people whom Nebuchadnezzar had carried...

The Future Glorious Return of the Jews1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,2 Thus speaketh the LORD God of Israel, saying, Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto thee in a book.3 For, lo, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will...

The Restoration of Israel and Judah1 At the same time, saith the LORD, will I be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people.2 Thus saith the LORD, The people which were left of the sword found grace in the wilderness; even Israel, when...

Jeremiah Buys a Field1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD in the tenth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, which was the eighteenth year of Nebuchadrezzar.2 For then the king of Babylon’s army besieged Jerusalem: and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the court of the...

God Promises to End the Captivity1 Moreover the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah the second time, while he was yet shut up in the court of the prison, saying,2 Thus saith the LORD the maker thereof, the LORD that formed it, to establish it; the LORDis his name;3...

Jeremiah Prophesies the Captivity of Zedekiah and the City1 The word which came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, when Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and all his army, and all the kingdoms of the earth of his dominion, and all the people, fought against Jerusalem, and against all the cities thereof,...

The Obedience of the Rechabites1 The word which came unto Jeremiah from the LORD in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, saying,2 Go unto the house of the Rechabites, and speak unto them, and bring them into the house of the LORD, into one of...

The Prophecies Are Read and Burned1 And it came to pass in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, that this word came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,2 Take thee a roll of a book, and write therein all the words that I have...

Jeremiah Advises Zedekiah1 And king Zedekiah the son of Josiah reigned instead of Coniah the son of Jehoiakim, whom Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon made king in the land of Judah.2 But neither he, nor his servants, nor the people of the land, did hearken unto the words of the LORD,...

Jeremiah Is Thrown into a Dungeon1 Then Shephatiah the son of Mattan, and Gedaliah the son of Pashur, and Jucal the son of Shelemiah, and Pashur the son of Malchiah, heard the words that Jeremiah had spoken unto all the people, saying,2 Thus saith the LORD, He that remaineth in...

Jerusalem Is Captured1 In the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth month, came Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon and all his army against Jerusalem, and they besieged it.2 And in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, the ninth day of the month, the city...

Jeremiah Is Freed1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, after that Nebuzar-adan the captain of the guard had let him go from Ramah, when he had taken him being bound in chains among all that were carried away captive of Jerusalem and Judah, which were carried away...

Ishamel Slays Gedaliah1 Now it came to pass in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah the son of Elishama, of the seed royal, and the princes of the king, even ten men with him, came unto Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah; and there they did...

Jeremiah Warns the People Not to Go to Egypt1 Then all the captains of the forces, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and Jezaniah the son of Hoshaiah, and all the people from the least even unto the greatest, came near,2 And said unto Jeremiah the prophet, Let, we beseech...

Jeremiah Is Forced to Go to Egypt1 And it came to pass, that when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking unto all the people all the words of the LORD their God, for which the LORD their God had sent him to them, even all these words,2 Then spake...

Punishment for Idolatry1 The word that came to Jeremiah concerning all the Jews which dwell in the land of Egypt, which dwell at Migdol, and at Tahpanhes, and at Noph, and in the country of Pathros, saying,2 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Ye have seen...

The Lord’s Promise to Baruch1 The word that Jeremiah the prophet spake unto Baruch the son of Neriah, when he had written these words in a book at the mouth of Jeremiah, in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, saying,2 Thus saith the LORD,...

A Prophecy against Egypt1 The word of the LORD which came to Jeremiah the prophet against the Gentiles;2 Against Egypt, against the army of Phar­aoh-necho king of Egypt, which was by the river Euphrates in Carchemish, which Neb­uchadrezzar king of Babylon smote in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son...

A Prophecy against Philistia1 The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet against the Philistines, before that Pharaoh smote Gaza.2 Thus saith the LORD; Behold, waters rise up out of the north, and shall be an overflowing flood, and shall overflow the land, and all that is...

A Prophecy against Moab1 Against Moab thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Woe unto Nebo! for it is spoiled: Kiriathaim is confounded and taken: Misgab is confounded and dismayed.2 There shall be no more praise of Moab: in Heshbon they have devised evil against it; come,...

A Prophecy against Ammon1 Concerning the Ammonites, thus saith the LORD; Hath Israel no sons? hath he no heir? why then doth their king inherit Gad, and his people dwell in his cities?2 Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will cause an alarm of war to...

A Prophecy against Babylon1 The word that the LORD spake against Babylon and against the land of the Chaldeans by Jeremiah the prophet.2 Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and set up a standard; publish, and conceal not: say, Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, Merodach is broken in...

The Severe Judgment of God on Babylon1 Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will raise up against Babylon, and against them that dwell in the midst of them that rise up against me, a destroying wind;2 And will send unto Babylon fanners, that shall fan her, and shall empty her...

The Fall of Jerusalem1 Zedekiah was one and twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.2 And he did that which was evil in the eyes of the LORD, according to...