JEREMIAH 1:2

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“To whom the word of the Lord came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign.”

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Jeremiah 1:2 Translation & Meaning

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To whom אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc To whom
the word דְבַר A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause word
of the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
came הָיָ֤ה To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) came
in the days בִּימֵ֛י 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) days
of Josiah יֹאשִׁיָּ֥הוּ Joshijah, the name of two Israelites Josiah
the son בֶן A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) son
of Amon אָמ֖וֹן Amon, the name of three Israelites Amon
king מֶ֣לֶךְ A king king
of Judah, יְהוּדָ֑ה Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory Judah
in the thirteenth בִּשְׁלֹשׁ Three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multiple) thrice thirteenth
year שָׁנָ֖ה A year (as a revolution of time) year
of his reign. לְמָלְכֽוֹ׃ To reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty reign

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  • 1  The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin:

  • 2  To whom the word of the Lord came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign.

  • 3  It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, unto the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah king of Judah, unto the carrying away of Jerusalem captive in the fifth month.

  • 4  Then the word of the Lord came unto me, saying,




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