Jeremiah 1:1-10 KJV

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 ordaineda thee a prophet unto the nations.

References for Jeremiah 1:5

    • a 1:5 - ordained: Heb. gave
      6 Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak : for I am a child.
      7 But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak .
      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 .