JEREMIAH 1:3

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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.”

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Jeremiah 1:3 Translation & Meaning

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It came וַיְהִ֗י To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) came
also in the days בִּימֵ֨י 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) also days
of Jehoiakim יְהוֹיָקִ֤ים Jehojakim, a Jewish king Jehoiakim
the son בֶּן 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 Josiah יֹאשִׁיָּ֙הוּ֙ Joshijah, the name of two Israelites Josiah
king מֶ֣לֶךְ A king king
of Judah, יְהוּדָ֔ה Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory Judah
unto עַד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) unto
the end תֹּם֙ To complete, in a good or a bad sense, literal, or figurative, transitive or intransitive end
of the eleventh עַשְׁתֵּ֣י Eleven or (ordinal) eleventh eleventh
year שָׁנָ֔ה A year (as a revolution of time) year
of Zedekiah לְצִדְקִיָּ֥הוּ Tsidkijah, the name of six Israelites Zedekiah
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 Josiah יֹאשִׁיָּ֖הוּ Joshijah, the name of two Israelites Josiah
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
unto עַד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) unto
the carrying away גְּל֥וֹת To denude (especially in a disgraceful sense); by implication, to exile (captives being usually stripped); figuratively, to reveal carrying away
of Jerusalem יְרוּשָׁלִַ֖ם Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine Jerusalem
captive in the fifth הַחֲמִישִֽׁי׃ Fifth; also a fifth captive fifth
month. בַּחֹ֥דֶשׁ The new moon; by implication, a month month

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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,

  • 5  Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.




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