New Living Translation
These are the words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests from the town of 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,
Jeremiah 1:1 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:1 Anathoth - Was a city three miles from Jerusalem, allotted out of the tribe of Benjamin for the priests.
LibraryThe Servant's Inflexible Resolve
'For the Lord God will help Me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set My face like a flint.'--ISAIAH l. 7. What a striking contrast between the tone of these words and of the preceding! There all is gentleness, docility, still communion, submission, patient endurance. Here all is energy and determination, resistance and martial vigour. It is like the contrast between a priest and a warrior. And that gentleness is the parent of this boldness. The same Will which is all submission …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
That Sometimes Some Laudably Desire the Office of Preaching, While Others, as Laudably, are Drawn to it by Compulsion.
A Defence of the Doctrine of Justification, by Faith in Jesus Christ;
Herod's brutal action fulfilled what God had spoken through the prophet Jeremiah:
"Well," they replied, "some say John the Baptist, some say Elijah, and others say Jeremiah or one of the other prophets."
This fulfilled the prophecy of Jeremiah that says, "They took the thirty pieces of silver--the price at which he was valued by the people of Israel,
Anathoth, and Almon--four towns.
1 Kings 2:26
Then the king said to Abiathar the priest, "Go back to your home in Anathoth. You deserve to die, but I will not kill you now, because you carried the Ark of the Sovereign LORD for David my father and you shared all his hardships."
1 Chronicles 6:60
And from the territory of Benjamin they were given Gibeon, Geba, Alemeth, and Anathoth, each with its pasturelands. So thirteen towns were given to the descendants of Aaron.
2 Chronicles 35:25
The prophet Jeremiah composed funeral songs for Josiah, and to this day choirs still sing these sad songs about his death. These songs of sorrow have become a tradition and are recorded in [The Book of Laments.]
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