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Bible Commentaries

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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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Jeremiah 24". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.