Jeremiah

Jeremiah Introduction + 1

Jeremiah Preview Jeremiah means “Jehovah throws” or “Jehovah establishes, appoints, or sends.” Jeremiah was the author of this book (and likely the author of Lamentations).

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Jeremiah 2

Read Jeremiah 2 Israel Forsakes God 2 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Go and proclaim in the hearing of Jerusalem: “This is what

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Jeremiah 3

Read Jeremiah 3 3 “If a man divorces his wife    and she leaves him and marries another man,should he return to her again?    Would not the land be

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Jeremiah 4

Read Jeremiah 4 4 “If you, Israel, will return,    then return to me,”declares the Lord.“If you put your detestable idols out of my sight    and no longer go

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Jeremiah 5

Read Jeremiah 5 Not One Is Upright 5 “Go up and down the streets of Jerusalem,    look around and consider,    search through her squares.If you can find but

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Jeremiah 6

Read Jeremiah 6 Jerusalem Under Siege 6 “Flee for safety, people of Benjamin!    Flee from Jerusalem!Sound the trumpet in Tekoa!    Raise the signal over Beth Hakkerem!For disaster looms

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Jeremiah 7

Read Jeremiah 7 False Religion Worthless 7 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Stand at the gate of the Lord’s house

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Jeremiah 8

Read Jeremiah 8 8 “‘At that time, declares the Lord, the bones of the kings and officials of Judah, the bones of the priests and prophets,

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Jeremiah 9

Read Jeremiah 9 9 1 Oh, that my head were a spring of water    and my eyes a fountain of tears!I would weep day and night    for the slain

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Jeremiah 10

Read Jeremiah 10 God and Idols 10 Hear what the Lord says to you, people of Israel. 2 This is what the Lord says: “Do not learn

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Jeremiah 11

Read Jeremiah 11 The Covenant Is Broken 11 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Listen to the terms of this covenant

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Jeremiah 12

Read Jeremiah 12 Jeremiah’s Complaint 12 You are always righteous, Lord,    when I bring a case before you.Yet I would speak with you about your justice:    Why does

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Jeremiah 13

Read Jeremiah 13 A Linen Belt 13 This is what the Lord said to me: “Go and buy a linen belt and put it around your

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Jeremiah 14

Read Jeremiah 14 Drought, Famine, Sword 14 This is the word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought: 2 “Judah mourns,    her cities languish;they wail

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Jeremiah 15

Read Jeremiah 15 15 Then the Lord said to me: “Even if Moses and Samuel were to stand before me, my heart would not go out

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Jeremiah 16

Read Jeremiah 16 Day of Disaster 16 Then the word of the Lord came to me: 2 “You must not marry and have sons or daughters in

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Jeremiah 17

Read Jeremiah 17 17 “Judah’s sin is engraved with an iron tool,    inscribed with a flint point,on the tablets of their hearts    and on the horns of their

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Jeremiah 18

Read Jeremiah 18 At the Potter’s House 18 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Go down to the potter’s house, and

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Jeremiah 19

Read Jeremiah 19 19 This is what the Lord says: “Go and buy a clay jar from a potter. Take along some of the elders of

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Jeremiah 20

Read Jeremiah 20 Jeremiah and Pashhur 20 When the priest Pashhur son of Immer, the official in charge of the temple of the Lord, heard Jeremiah

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Jeremiah 21

Read Jeremiah 21 God Rejects Zedekiah’s Request 21 The word came to Jeremiah from the Lord when King Zedekiah sent to him Pashhur son of Malkijah

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Jeremiah 22

Editor’s Note Beginning on Palm Sunday we are going to pause our journey through Jeremiah and read through selected New Testament readings that correspond what

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Jeremiah 23

Editor’s Note Beginning on Palm Sunday we are going to pause our journey through Jeremiah and read through selected New Testament readings that correspond what

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Jeremiah 24

Read Jeremiah 24 Two Baskets of Figs 24 After Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim king of Judah and the officials, the skilled workers and the artisans of

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Jeremiah 25

Read Jeremiah 25 Seventy Years of Captivity 25 The word came to Jeremiah concerning all the people of Judah in the fourth year of Jehoiakim son

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Jeremiah 26

Read Jeremiah 26 Jeremiah Threatened With Death 26 Early in the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, this word came from the Lord:

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Jeremiah 27

Read Jeremiah 27 Judah to Serve Nebuchadnezzar 27 Early in the reign of Zedekiah son of Josiah king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from

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Jeremiah 28

Read Jeremiah 28 The False Prophet Hananiah 28 In the fifth month of that same year, the fourth year, early in the reign of Zedekiah king

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Jeremiah 29

Read Jeremiah 29 A Letter to the Exiles 29 This is the text of the letter that the prophet Jeremiah sent from Jerusalem to the surviving

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Jeremiah 30

Read Jeremiah 30 Restoration of Israel 30 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “This is what the Lord, the God of

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Jeremiah 31

Read Jeremiah 31 31 “At that time,” declares the Lord, “I will be the God of all the families of Israel, and they will be my

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Jeremiah 32

Read Jeremiah 32 Jeremiah Buys a Field 32 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord in the tenth year of Zedekiah king

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Jeremiah 33

Read Jeremiah 33 Promise of Restoration 33 While Jeremiah was still confined in the courtyard of the guard, the word of the Lord came to him

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Jeremiah 34

Read Jeremiah 34 Warning to Zedekiah 34 While Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and all his army and all the kingdoms and peoples in the empire he

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Jeremiah 35

Read Jeremiah 35 The Rekabites 35 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord during the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king

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Jeremiah 36

Read Jeremiah 36 Jehoiakim Burns Jeremiah’s Scroll 36 In the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from

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Jeremiah 37

Read Jeremiah 37 Jeremiah in Prison 37 Zedekiah son of Josiah was made king of Judah by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; he reigned in place of

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Jeremiah 38

Read Jeremiah 38 Jeremiah Thrown Into a Cistern 38 Shephatiah son of Mattan, Gedaliah son of Pashhur, Jehukal son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur son of Malkijah

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Jeremiah 39

Read Jeremiah 39 1 In the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon marched against Jerusalem with his

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Jeremiah 40

Read Jeremiah 40 Jeremiah Freed 40 The word came to Jeremiah from the Lord after Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard had released him at Ramah.

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Jeremiah 41

Read Jeremiah 41 41 In the seventh month Ishmael son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, who was of royal blood and had been one of

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Jeremiah 42

Read Jeremiah 42 42 Then all the army officers, including Johanan son of Kareah and Jezaniah son of Hoshaiah, and all the people from the least

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Jeremiah 43

Read Jeremiah 43 43 When Jeremiah had finished telling the people all the words of the Lord their God—everything the Lord had sent him to tell

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Jeremiah 44

Read Jeremiah 44 Disaster Because of Idolatry 44 This word came to Jeremiah concerning all the Jews living in Lower Egypt—in Migdol, Tahpanhes and Memphis—and in

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