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Jeremiah 1 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Jeremiah Called to Be a Priest

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:1 - The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests who were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin,

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:2 - 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:3 - It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, until the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah, king of Judah, until the carrying away of Jerusalem captive in the fifth month.
The Prophet Is Called

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:4 - Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying:

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:5 - “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you;
Before you were born I sanctified you;
I ordained you a prophet to the nations.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:6 - Then said I:

“Ah, Lord GOD!
Behold, I cannot speak, for I am a youth.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:7 - But the LORD said to me:

“Do not say, ‘I am a youth,’
For you shall go to all to whom I send you,
And whatever I command you, you shall speak.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:8 - Do not be afraid of their faces,
For I am with you to deliver you,” says the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:9 - Then the LORD put forth His hand and touched my mouth, and the LORD said to me:

“Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:10 - See, I have this day set you over the nations and over the kingdoms,
To root out and to pull down,
To destroy and to throw down,
To build and to plant.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:11 - Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying, “Jeremiah, what do you see?” And I said, “I see a branch of an almond tree.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:12 - Then the LORD said to me, “You have seen well, for I am ready to perform My word.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:13 - And the word of the LORD came to me the second time, saying, “What do you see?” And I said, “I see a boiling pot, and it is facing away from the north.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:14 - Then the LORD said to me:

“Out of the north calamity shall break forth
On all the inhabitants of the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:15 - For behold, I am calling
All the families of the kingdoms of the north,” says the LORD;
“They shall come and each one set his throne
At the entrance of the gates of Jerusalem,
Against all its walls all around,
And against all the cities of Judah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:16 - I will utter My judgments
Against them concerning all their wickedness,
Because they have forsaken Me,
Burned incense to other gods,
And worshiped the works of their own hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:17 - “Therefore prepare yourself and arise,
And speak to them all that I command you.
Do not be dismayed before their faces,
Lest I dismay you before them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:18 - For behold, I have made you this day
A fortified city and an iron pillar,
And bronze walls against the whole land—
Against the kings of Judah,
Against its princes,
Against its priests,
And against the people of the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:19 - They will fight against you,
But they shall not prevail against you.
For I am with you,” says the LORD, “to deliver you.”
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