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

  • Irene123
    To Word, 2/6/'16 - Where did you get that earth was created millions of yrs. ago? There's nothing like that in either one of the 2 scriptures you gave.
  • BSP
    Verse 7 shows that no matter how unqualified we feel for an assignment from God, he can make up for any lack and he will be there to help us carry it out if we fully trust in Him.
  • Daryl G Borum
    i love the comments i agree to all those comments before me AMEN!!!!!
  • Word
    Moyà God knew you before you were put in the womb just as He knew Jacob whom He loved and Esau whom He hated and you have to live with some one to know those things. In Isaiah 45 vs 18 God created earth to be inhabited and in Job 38 vs 7 all souls sons and stars which are children rejoiced at earth's creation. In Gen. 1 vs 2 the word was is 1961 in Strong's is Became so something happened to earth
  • Gennie Winters
    The fear of God is the beginning of knowledge. I know I have to put my trust in God I do not fear what man can do to me. I Fear God I know he is my protector and I know he will make a way for me . I put my trust in God only this is a great chapter.
  • Bashon Solomon
    It's an inspiring chapter meant to encourage those in tribulation and those who don't want to follow God's command of serving Him giving petty excuses.

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