Jeremiah 1:12

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then said the Lord vnto me, Thou hast well seene: for I will hasten my word to performe it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the LORD said to me, "You have seen well, for I am watching over My word to perform it."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then said Jehovah unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I watch over my word to perform it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the Lord said to me, You have seen well: for I keep watch over my word to give effect to it.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah said unto me, Thou hast well seen; for I am watchful over my word to perform it.
- Darby Bible

Then said the LORD to me, Thou hast well seen: for I will hasten my word to perform it.
- Webster's Bible

Then Yahweh said to me, "You have seen well; for I watch over my word to perform it."
- World English Bible

And Jehovah saith unto me, `Thou hast well seen: for I am watching over My word to do it.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then said the LORD unto me: 'Thou hast well seen; for I watch over My word to perform it.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 1:12


1:12 Well seen - Or thou hast seen and judged right. Hasten - Word for word, I will almond - tree it, that is, I will be upon them speedily, in a short time. My word - My threatening against Judah and its inhabitants.


Discussion for Jeremiah 1

  • Mary Robertson
    God had called many but has chosen some even before natural birth into this world. God already had saw into your future and knew your heart was to love and you never knew the anointing God had place on your life because of rejection etc and GOD knew you would say what HE SAID and take no GLORY . You would be an instrument used only by GOD wholeheartedly withholding nothing.
  • Pastor john mutuku
    Comment* Our calling to salvation and to the ministry is a result of God's predestined plan.Amen.
  • JOSEPH
    Our life is a warfare,satan and his followers is fighting every believer but they shall not succeed because God has said so in verse 19
  • Errol Lima
    IE=Intelligent Energy
    GENESIS 1.1=IE
    ..the fix for ..GENESIS 6.6
    ..is ..GENESIS 6.7
  • A disciple
    1. We are foreknown of God. 2. We have been created and made to be God's Prophets. 3. The strength of our assurance is that God is with us, and guiding us to do all that He says. 4. It is absolutely imperative that we have His words put in our mouths. 5. The authority of God over all Nations, for the specific purpose of being sent to root out, pull down, destroy and throw down, to build and plant.
  • A disciple
    If in the calling of Jeremiah, we all see our own calling in Christ; it is because of the Divine Calling of the LORD's Anointed the Saviour, the great Antitype of all Prophets and Saints. The things told to Jeremiah, we can and should apply to ourselves; for why else were they written? And they have all their fulfillment in the Lord Jesus Christ! As we study these words, pray them in and believe!

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