Category Archives: book of Jeremiah

The Book of Jeremiah-Je.52.- “Pillar in the temple of my God”

We read of the ransacking of the temple of God in this last chapter. Here we have a sad end to what was begun as a glorious chapter in the rise of the nation of Israel. King David would have … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.51- A Destroying Wind

In order to understand the role of Assyria and Babylon vis-a-vis Israel the King’s Dream in the book of Daniel shall be helpful. Daniel was interpreting the dream King Nebuchadnezzar had seen in his sleep and forgot as soon as … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.50-“The Least of the Flock”

In this chapter we have God’s pronouncement over Babylon. Their punishment shall come from Medes and Persians which is referred in v.3. Babylon had served as an instrument to chastise Israel for her manifold sins. God is shown not making … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.49- “Ammon”

Moabites and the Ammonites are the descendants of Lot from his two daughters. Both groups lived in the area on the east side of the Jordan River, the Ammonites occupying north of the Moabites. Here we have a reference about them … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah -Je.48- “Moab”

“Moab hath been at ease from his youth, and he hath settled on his lees, and hath not been emptied from vessel to vessel, neither hath he gone into captivity: therefore his taste remained in him, and his scent is … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.47- “The Sword in Hand”

‘Before that Pharaoh smote Gaza (v.1)’ refers in all probability to Pharaoh Neco’s campaign of 609 B.C., which as with all military alliances was to keep the balance of power in the region. Thus the envy of Samaria against Judah (as … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.46- “taken by the flood”

Background for this prophecy is on the judgment that would come upon Egypt, especially at the Battle of Carchemish when the Babylonians defeated the Egyptians. When Jeremiah gave this prophecy the battle was yet in future. Compare this chapter with Jeremiah 51 … Continue reading

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