JEREMIAH 1:14

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Then the Lord said unto me, Out of the north an evil shall break forth upon all the inhabitants of the land.”

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Jeremiah 1:14 Translation & Meaning

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Then the Lord יְהוָ֖ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Then Lord
said וַיֹּ֥אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
unto אֵלָ֑י Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
me, Out of the north מִצָּפוֹן֙ Properly, hidden, i.e., dark; used only of the north as a quarter (gloomy and unknown) Out north
an evil הָרָעָ֔ה Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) evil
shall break forth תִּפָּתַ֣ח To open wide (literally or figuratively); specifically, to loosen, begin, plough, carve break forth
upon עַ֥ל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the inhabitants יֹשְׁבֵ֖י Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry inhabitants
of the land. הָאָֽרֶץ׃ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land

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

  • 13  And the word of the Lord came unto me the second time, saying, What seest thou? And I said, I see a seething pot; and the face thereof is toward the north.

  • 14  Then the Lord said unto me, Out of the north an evil shall break forth upon all the inhabitants of the land.

  • 15  For, lo, I will call all the families of the kingdoms of the north, saith the Lord; and they shall come, and they shall set every one his throne at the entering of the gates of Jerusalem, and against all the walls thereof round about, and against all the cities of Judah.

  • 16  And I will utter my judgments against them touching all their wickedness, who have forsaken me, and have burned incense unto other gods, and worshipped the works of their own hands.




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