- A. Yahweh's Case Against His People (2:1–37)
- B. Yahweh's Passionate Appeal for Israel's Repentance (3:1–4:4)
- C. Yahweh's Judgment Is Coming (4:5–6:30)
This section contains a collection of Jeremiah's oracles, all connected with the theme of Israel's apostasy and Yahweh's judgment. Most commentators place these oracles in the early part of the prophet's ministry.