11 The word of the Lord came to me: “What do you see, Jeremiah?”(A)

“I see the branch of an almond tree,” I replied.

12 The Lord said to me, “You have seen correctly, for I am watching[a](B) to see that my word is fulfilled.”

13 The word of the Lord came to me again: “What do you see?”(C)

“I see a pot that is boiling,” I answered. “It is tilting toward us from the north.”

14 The Lord said to me, “From the north(D) disaster will be poured out on all who live in the land.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 1:12 The Hebrew for watching sounds like the Hebrew for almond tree.