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Jeremiah 18:1

    Jeremiah 18:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The word which came to Jeremiah from Jehovah, saying,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying,

    Webster's Revision

    The word which came to Jeremiah from Jehovah, saying,

    World English Bible

    The word which came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, saying,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 18:1

    The word which came to Jeremiah - This discourse is supposed to have been delivered some time in the reign of Jehoiakim, probably within the first three years.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 18:1

    In the first prophecy of the series Jeremiah 18, the fate of Jerusalem was still undetermined; a long line of kings might yet reign there in splendor, and the city be inhabited forever. This was possible only so long as it was still undecided whether Josiah's efforts would end in a national reformation or not, and before Jehoiakim threw the weight of the kingly office into the opposite balance. In the present prophecy mercy is still offered to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, but they reject it Jeremiah 18:11-12. They have made their final choice: and thereupon follows the third prophecy of "the broken vessel" Jeremiah 19:1-15 in which the utter overthrow of city and kingdom is foretold. We should thus place this prophecy of the potter very early in the reign of Jehoiakim; and that of the broken vessel at the commencement of his fourth year. This internal evidence is confirmed by external proof.