Jeremiah 1:9

“Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then the Lord put foorth his hand, and touched my mouth, and the Lord said vnto me, Behold, I haue put my words in thy mouth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the LORD stretched out His hand and touched my mouth, and the LORD said to me, "Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then Jehovah put forth his hand, and touched my mouth; and Jehovah said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the Lord put out his hand, touching my mouth; and the Lord said to me, See, I have put my words in your mouth:
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah put forth his hand and touched my mouth; and Jehovah said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.
- Darby Bible

Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said to me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.
- Webster's Bible

Then Yahweh put forth his hand, and touched my mouth; and Yahweh said to me, "Behold, I have put my words in your mouth.
- World English Bible

And Jehovah putteth forth His hand, and striketh against my mouth, and Jehovah saith unto me, `Lo, I have put my words in thy mouth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then the LORD put forth His hand, and touched my mouth; and the LORD said unto me: Behold, I have put My words in thy mouth;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 1:9


1:9 Then - God having excited the prophet by command and promise, now in a vision confirms him, either by the hand of an angel, or by himself in some visible shape.


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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