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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Jeremiah 24

 

 

Verse 1

The LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4.

shewed me = made me see.

behold. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6.

baskets. Hebrew. dudim. Still used for fruit in Jerusalem.

the temple. See note on Jeremiah 26:2.

carpenters and smiths = craftsmen (or artificers) and armourers.


Verse 2

naughty = worth naught.


Verse 3

evil. Hebrew. raa". App-44. Compare Jeremiah 29:17.


Verse 5

Jeremiah"s Fifteenth Prophecy (see book comments for Jeremiah).

the LORD, the God of Israel = Jehovah Elohim of Israel. See note on Jeremiah 11:3 and App-4.

acknowledge = own. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), App-6, for regard, or care for.

for . . . good. Connect this with "acknowledge", not with "sent out".


Verse 6

For I will set Mine eyes = And I will set Mine eye. Some codices, with Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "eyes" (plural) with Authorized Version.

build . . . plant. Compare Jeremiah 1:10; Jeremiah 18:7-9.


Verse 7

I will give, &c. Reference to Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 30:6).

they shall be My People. Reference to Pentateuch (Leviticus 26:12).


Verse 9

to be removed into = to be tossed to and fro among.

be removed. Reference to Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 28:25). App-92.

for their hurt. Hebrew. raa". App-44. Compare Jeremiah 25:6; Jeremiah 38:4.

to be a reproach = [I will deliver them to be] a reproach.

a taunt. Reference to Pentateuch. Some codices, with two early printed editions, Aramaean, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulg, read "and a", thus completing the Figure of speech Polysyndeton (App-6).


Verse 10

the sword, the famine, and the pestilence. Reference to Pentateuch (Leviticus 26:25, Leviticus 26:26. Deuteronomy 28:21-24). App-92.

the famine. Some codices, with one early printed edition, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "and famine", thus completing the Figure of speech Polysyndeton.

land = soil, or ground. Hebrew. "adamah.

 


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Bibliography Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Jeremiah 24:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/jeremiah-24.html. 1909-1922.

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