New International Version
The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory 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,
Jeremiah 1:1 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The words of Jeremiah - These three verses are the title of the Book; and were probably added by Ezra when he collected and arranged the sacred books, and put them in that order in which they are found in Hebrew Bibles in general. For particulars relative to this prophet, the times of his prophesying, and the arrangement of his discourses, see the introduction.
Eleventh year of Zedekiah - That is, the last year of his reign; for he was made prisoner by the Chaldeans in the fourth month of that year, and the carrying away of the inhabitants of Jerusalem was in the fifth month of the same year.
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"Jeremiah, what seest thou? And I said, I see a rod of an almond tree." --JEREMIAH i. 7-19. And through the almond tree the Lord gave the trembling young prophet the strength of assurance. The almond tree is the first to awake from its wintry sleep. When all other trees are held in frozen slumber the almond blossoms are looking out on the barren world. And God is like that, awake and vigilant. Nobody anticipates Him. Wherever Jeremiah was sent on his prophetic mission the Lord would be there before …
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Epistle iv. To Cyriacus, Bishop.
Then what was said through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled:
They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."
Then what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: "They took the thirty pieces of silver, the price set on him by the people of Israel,
Anathoth and Almon, together with their pasturelands--four towns.
1 Kings 2:26
To Abiathar the priest the king said, "Go back to your fields in Anathoth. You deserve to die, but I will not put you to death now, because you carried the ark of the Sovereign LORD before my father David and shared all my father's hardships."
1 Chronicles 6:60
And from the tribe of Benjamin they were given Gibeon, Geba, Alemeth and Anathoth, together with their pasturelands. The total number of towns distributed among the Kohathite clans came to thirteen.
2 Chronicles 35:25
Jeremiah composed laments for Josiah, and to this day all the male and female singers commemorate Josiah in the laments. These became a tradition in Israel and are written in the Laments.
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