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

Read full chapter

Footnotes

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

12 “That’s right,” the Lord replied, “and I always rise early[a] to keep a promise.”

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 1.11,12 almonds. . . rise early: In Hebrew “almonds that ripen early” sounds like “always rise early.”

12 Then said the Lord unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I will hasten my word to perform it.

Read full chapter

12 Then said Jehovah unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I [a]watch over my word to perform it.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 1:12 Hebrew shoked.

12 Then the Lord said to me, “You have seen well, for (A)I am [a]watching over My word to perform it.”

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 1:12 Heb shoqed, a wordplay on almond in v 11 (see note v 11)