Published April 1988
by Feldheim Pub .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||419|
The Book of Jeremiah. Introduction to the Book of Jeremiah in the Bible. Jeremiah - Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and arise, and speak unto them all that I command thee: be not dismayed at their faces, lest I confound thee before them. The Book of Jeremiah. The Book of Jeremiah combines history, biography, and prophecy. It portrays a nation in crisis and introduces the reader to an extraordinary person whom the Lord called to prophesy under the trying circumstances of the final days of the kingdom of Judah. The Book of Jeremiah reflects the ever-worsening situation Jeremiah encountered. At various times, he had the unenviable tasks of challenging the religious hypocrisy, economic dishonesty and oppressive practices of Judah’s leaders and those who followed them. But in no other book we will find so many prophetical symbols as in the book of Jeremiah. the linen girdle (chap. ): the rejection of Israel. the potter and the clay (chap. ): God's patience. the earthen bottle (JND: flagon) (chap. ): destruction. the yokes (chap. ; .
THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET JEREMIAH. The Companion Bible (Condensed): JEREMIAH: Page: 1 The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin: 2 To whom the word of the LORD came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign. The book of Jeremiah is Prophetic Oracle and Narrative History, although not completely in chronological order. The prophet Jeremiah wrote it sometime during his ministry about B.C. Key personalities are the many kings Judah, Baruch, Ebdemelech, King Nebuchadnezzar, and . The Book of Jeremiah, also called The Prophecy Of Jeremias, one of the major prophetical writings of the Old Testament. Jeremiah, a Judaean prophet whose activity spanned four of the most tumultuous decades in his country’s history, appears to have received his call to . Author: Jeremiah chapter 1, verse 1 identifies the Prophet Jeremiah as the author of the Book of Jeremiah. Date of Writing: The Book of Jeremiah was written between and B.C. Purpose of Writing: The Book of Jeremiah records the final prophecies to Judah, warning of oncoming destruction if the nation does not repent. Jeremiah calls out for the nation to turn back to God.
The Book of Jeremiah combines prose, poetry, historical narrative, sermons, oracles of judgment, and other literary forms, apparently in a non-chronological collection rather than a running narrative. While primarily addressing Judah, Jeremiah’s prophecies also contain messages of . The Book of Jeremiah (Hebrew: ספר יִרְמְיָהוּ ; abridged Jer. or, on the other hand Jerem. in references) is the second of the Latter Prophets in the Hebrew Bible, and the second of the Prophets in the Old Testament. Jeremiah is the second of the 17 books of the Prophets. Jeremiah was a prophet during the fall of Assyria and rise of Babylon, which places his preaching in the several years surrounding B.C. He was sent as a prophet to the last surviving tribe of Israel, Judah, in a time of political and spiritual decay. Thompson's study on the Book of Jeremiah is part of The New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Like its companion series on the New Testament, this commentary devotes considerable care to achieving a balance between technical information and homiletic-devotional interpretation/5(3).