New American Standard Bible
The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests who were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin,
King James Bible
The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin:
Darby Bible Translation
The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkijah, of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin:
World English Bible
The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests who were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin:
Young's Literal Translation
Words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, of the priests who are in Anathoth, in the land of Benjamin,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The words of Jeremiah - The usual title of the prophetic books is "the Word of the Lord," but the two books of Amos and Jeremiah are called the words of those prophets, probably because they contain not merely the words of those prophets, probably because they contain not merely prophecies, but also the record of much which belongs to the personal history of the writers. This title might therefore be translated the "life of Jeremiah" or "acts of Jeremiah," though some understand by it a collection of the prophecies of Jeremiah. One derivation of Jeremiah's name is "God exalteth."
Hilkiah, may have been the high priest of that name.
That were - Or, who was, i. e., dwelt. The meaning is, that Jeremiah was a priest who dwelt at Anathoth.
LibraryThe Writings of Jerome.
The following is a list of the writings arranged under various heads, and showing the date of composition and the place held by each in the Edition of Vallarsi, the eleven volumes of which will be found in Migne's Patrologia, vols. xxii. to xxx. The references are to the volumes of Jerome's works (i.-xi.) in that edition. I. Bible translations: (1) From the Hebrew.--The Vulgate of the Old Testament, written at Bethlehem, begun 391, finished 404, vol. ix. (2) From the Septuagint.--The Psalms as used …
St. Jerome—The Principal Works of St. Jerome
How those are to be Admonished who do not Even Begin Good Things, and those who do not Finish them when Begun.
Then what had been spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled:
And they said, "Some say John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but still others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."
Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: "AND THEY TOOK THE THIRTY PIECES OF SILVER, THE PRICE OF THE ONE WHOSE PRICE HAD BEEN SET by the sons of Israel;
Anathoth with its pasture lands and Almon with its pasture lands; four cities.
1 Kings 2:26
Then to Abiathar the priest the king said, "Go to Anathoth to your own field, for you deserve to die; but I will not put you to death at this time, because you carried the ark of the Lord GOD before my father David, and because you were afflicted in everything with which my father was afflicted."
1 Chronicles 6:60
and from the tribe of Benjamin: Geba with its pasture lands, Allemeth with its pasture lands, and Anathoth with its pasture lands. All their cities throughout their families were thirteen cities.
2 Chronicles 35:25
Then Jeremiah chanted a lament for Josiah. And all the male and female singers speak about Josiah in their lamentations to this day. And they made them an ordinance in Israel; behold, they are also written in the Lamentations.
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