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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
1:5 I sanctified - I ordained thee for this public service. He speaks thus to Jeremiah, not to the other prophets, because he stood in need of greater encouragement than they, both in respect of the tenderness of his years, and the difficulties which he was to encounter with. The nations - To other nations besides the Jews.
Thembeka's comment on 2014-02-13 04:08:38:
Before I form thee in the belly I have known thee and before thou comest forth from the womb I have separated thee a prophet to nations I have made thee mmmmm Jesus God is so amezing and the word of God need people that will read with spirit so that will understand it what revive me most in this verse is the Word before Before means previously earlier or already he heheeee it takes me back to Genesis when he said in the begining meaning you and I we were already there when God created the world now i understand what makes David in a book of Psalms said you Lord made my living days and completed them while none of them has arrived to me hhhe hhei hhhai Jesus your word is true
Mockingbird's comment on 2014-01-19 07:35:32:
This scripture is so very precious:God knew who and what I would become !!!! I am still "becoming",He ordained me/us to be a prophet.When I/we speak the word of God I/we are prophets.I am so Blessed to be known and formed by the hand of my Great and Mighty Lord and Saviour and God !!!!! Praise God for His Love!!!
Malomo Zibabo's comment on 2014-01-19 00:24:23:
This reminds us that GOD knows the purpose why we were born. So it is left for each individual to find out that reason
Margaret's comment on 2013-12-08 17:02:13:
This is regarding pre-ordained, chosen, I foreknew you before; (I chose you before the foundation of the world), the overthrow of Satan. Check out the word foundation, it is not like the foundation of a building, it is casting down. God's overthrow of the World That Then Was, spoken of by Peter. God knew Jeremiah could cut it, as a prophet, he knew him from the first heaven and earth age and knew he could trust him, to do what God wanted him to do; he cannot trust that old Devil, that cause everybit of this earth age. May God Bless you.
Thomas's comment on 2013-11-03 05:46:58:
This is the voice of God concerning the bride of Christ. God created us with a purpose, and a commission to perform in our lives. It reflected in Jeremiah's life as well as John the Baptist also. In this generation, we are the people to fulfill this prophecy by submit our life to do the will of God.
David B.'s comment on 2013-10-02 22:21:15:
For those of us who believe the bible is the Word of God, it means exactly what it says. I do not believe the Bible as it suits me, but cherish it word for word. The Creator of the universe is quite capable to make known His word to mankind until The End OF Days. With each day they are closer, not further away.
Gary H.'s comment on 2013-09-29 20:28:56:
God Almighty Has shown me what this Veres means, God know us befor we where Born because we where a living soul in Heaven Befor the fall of Adam. sense the Fall of Adam "we" needed tobe "Born of water & of Spirit"- To live life as a Mortal, Learn to Love one another as God Loves us & why Jesus Had to be our Sacrafice. I can only hope that this will help others to understand GOD'S LOVE for us.
James E.M. Sallia's comment on 2013-09-15 10:14:51:
The meaning of Jeremiah 1:5 is straight forward that what ever you might want to be in life if God has not ordained it for you before u were conceived u will labour in vain. Because God has known u before creating u and has even planned from which parents u will be born whether black or white, tall or short
Bishop James Gordon's comment on 2013-09-11 16:44:15:
Reminds me of John the Baptist and the mandate that was placed over his life
Nancy's comment on 2013-07-23 04:34:07:
As a pertains this verse, I think that God is trying to say that He is our only Creator and therefore; He already knows our form and holds our future in His hands.
Before He even created me/us,He knew us then i.e, the kinda person I would be and the type of challenges I'll go through in life. Better yet, He is always there with me at all times!
Tebogo's comment on 2012-09-13 07:39:02:
This means that God known us before we were born. We were in his mind/plans before our parent conceive us,We are not born by mistake. God blessed us even before we entered our mothers wombs.
Pastor Charles Crawford's comment on 2010-10-18 06:37:23:
From a careful and prayerful studious perusal of the scriptures, "knew" seems to denote God's foreknowledge of who Jeremiah would become which includes the relation and submission that Jeremiah would have toward God.
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