New English Translation
Visions Confirming Jeremiah’s Call and Commission
11 Later the Lord’s message came to me, “What do you see, Jeremiah?” I answered, “I see a branch of an almond tree.”Read full chapter
King James Version
11 Moreover the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, Jeremiah, what seest thou? And I said, I see a rod of an almond tree.Read full chapter
Nations and empires will now hear Jeremiah’s voice as God’s in these days of painful change. To confirm that Jeremiah has indeed been called to speak for God, two simple visions are given to him, each with an explanation. Both speak of coming judgment and remind the young prophet of his difficult assignment.
11 The word of the Eternal came to me.
Eternal One: What do you see, Jeremiah?
Jeremiah: I see the branch of an almond tree.
New Living Translation
11 Then the Lord said to me, “Look, Jeremiah! What do you see?”
And I replied, “I see a branch from an almond tree.”Read full chapter
English Standard Version
11 And the word of the Lord came to me, saying, (A)“Jeremiah, what do you see?” And I said, “I see an almond[a] branch.”Read full chapter
- Jeremiah 1:11 Almond sounds like the Hebrew for watching (compare verse 12)
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