Jeremiah 1:6

“Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 1:6

Then said I, Ah Lord God, behold, I cannot speake, for I am a childe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then I said, "Alas, Lord GOD! Behold, I do not know how to speak, Because I am a youth."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then said I, Ah, Lord Jehovah! behold, I know not how to speak; for I am a child.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then said I, O Lord God! see, I have no power of words, for I am a child.
- Basic English Bible

And I said, Alas, Lord Jehovah! behold, I cannot speak; for I am a child.
- Darby Bible

Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.
- Webster's Bible

Then I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh! Behold, I don't know how to speak; for I am a child."
- World English Bible

And I say, `Ah, Lord Jehovah! lo, I have not known -- to speak, for I [am] a youth.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then said I: 'Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak; for I am a child.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 1:6

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 1:6


1:4 Then - When he was first called to his office.

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.

1:7 Thou shalt speak - Fear not, I will make thee eloquent and courageous.


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