The word of the LORD came to me, saying,
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“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”
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“Alas, Sovereign LORD,” I said, “I do not know how to speak; I am too young.”
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But the LORD said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am too young.’ You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you.
Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you,” declares the LORD.
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Then the LORD reached out his hand and touched my mouth and said to me, “I have put my words in your mouth.
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See, today I appoint you over nations and kingdoms to uproot and tear down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and to plant.”
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