Jeremiah 1:4

The Call of Jeremiah

4 The word of the LORD came to me, saying,

Jeremiah 1:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
ESV
4 Now the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
NLT
4 The LORD gave me this message:
MSG
4 This is what God said:
CSB
4 The word of the Lord came to me:

Jeremiah 1:4 In-Context

2 The word of the LORD came to him in the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon king of Judah,
3 and through the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, down to the fifth month of the eleventh year of Zedekiah son of Josiah king of Judah, when the people of Jerusalem went into exile.
4 The word of the LORD came to me, saying,
5 “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.”
6 “Alas, Sovereign LORD,” I said, “I do not know how to speak; I am too young.”
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