Jeremiah 18:5

5 Then the word of the LORD came to me.

Jeremiah 18:5 in Other Translations

5 Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
5 Then the word of the LORD came to me:
5 Then the LORD gave me this message:
5 Then God's Message came to me:
5 The word of the Lord came to me:

Jeremiah 18:5 Meaning and Commentary

Jeremiah 18:5

Then the word of the Lord came unto me, saying.
] While he was in the potter's house, and after he had observed his manner of working, and the change he had made in his work, the Lord spoke to him, and applied it in the following manner.

Jeremiah 18:5 In-Context

3 So I went down to the potter’s house, and I saw him working at the wheel.
4 But the pot he was shaping from the clay was marred in his hands; so the potter formed it into another pot, shaping it as seemed best to him.
5 Then the word of the LORD came to me.
6 He said, “Can I not do with you, Israel, as this potter does?” declares the LORD. “Like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand, Israel.
7 If at any time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be uprooted, torn down and destroyed,
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