JEREMIAH 1:10

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.”

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Jeremiah 1:10 Translation & Meaning

What does this verse really mean? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. Information based on Strong's Exhaustive Concordance[1].

KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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See, רְאֵ֞ה To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) See
I have this הַזֶּ֗ה The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that I have this
day הַיּ֣וֹם A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) day
set הִפְקַדְתִּ֣יךָ׀ To visit (with friendly or hostile intent); by analogy, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit, etc set
thee over עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications thee over
the nations הַגּוֹיִם֙ A foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts nations
and over וְעַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications and over
the kingdoms, הַמַּמְלָכ֔וֹת Dominion, i.e., (abstractly) the estate (rule) or (concretely) the country (realm) kingdoms
to root out, לִנְת֥וֹשׁ To tear away root out
and to pull down, וְלִנְת֖וֹץ To tear down pull down
and to destroy, וּלְהַאֲבִ֣יד Properly, to wander away, i.e., lose oneself; by implication to perish (causative, destroy) destroy
and to throw down, וְלַהֲר֑וֹס To pull down or in pieces, break, destroy throw down
to build, לִבְנ֖וֹת To build (literally and figuratively) build
and to plant. וְלִנְטֽוֹעַ׃ Properly, to strike in, i.e., fix; specifically, to plant (literally or figuratively) plant

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  • 8  Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the Lord.

  • 9  Then the Lord put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the Lord said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.

  • 10  See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.

  • 11  Moreover the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, Jeremiah, what seest thou? And I said, I see a rod of an almond tree.

  • 12  Then said the Lord unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I will hasten my word to perform it.




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