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Jeremiah 18

Introduction

Overview

Jeremiah 18:1, Under the type of a potter is shewn God’s absolute power in disposing of nations; Jeremiah 18:11, Judgments threatened to Judah for her strange revolt; Jeremiah 18:18, Jeremiah prays against his conspirators.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:2 - General Isaiah 29:16 - as the potter's

Verse 2

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and go: Jeremiah 13:1, Jeremiah 19:1, Jeremiah 19:2, Isaiah 20:2, Ezekiel 4:1 - Ezekiel 5:1, Amos 7:7, Hebrews 1:1

cause: Jeremiah 23:22, Acts 9:6

Reciprocal: Isaiah 64:8 - are the clay Jeremiah 27:2 - put Jeremiah 43:9 - great Ezekiel 12:3 - prepare

Verse 3

I went: Jonah 1:3, John 15:14, Acts 26:19

wheels: or, frames, or seats

Reciprocal: Job 10:8 - yet thou Romans 9:21 - the potter

Verse 4

made of clay was marred in: or, made was marred, as clay in, made it again. Heb. returned and made. as. Jeremiah 18:6, Isaiah 45:9, Romans 9:20-Isaiah :

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 13:33 - made again Jeremiah 13:9 - After

Verse 6

Jeremiah 18:4, Isaiah 64:8, Daniel 4:23, Matthew 20:15, Romans 11:34

Reciprocal: Job 9:12 - What Job 10:9 - thou hast Job 33:12 - God Isaiah 45:9 - Shall the clay

Verse 7

to pluck: Jeremiah 1:10, Jeremiah 12:14-Esther :, Jeremiah 25:9-2 Chronicles :, Jeremiah 45:4, Amos 9:8, Jonah 3:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:3 - for I Deuteronomy 28:63 - plucked from Joshua 9:15 - made peace Judges 2:18 - it repented Judges 10:16 - they put 1 Samuel 15:11 - repenteth me 2 Samuel 24:16 - repented 2 Kings 20:1 - thou shalt die 1 Chronicles 21:15 - repented him 2 Chronicles 7:20 - I pluck Ecclesiastes 3:2 - a time to plant Isaiah 38:1 - for thou Isaiah 45:7 - I make Peace Jeremiah 7:7 - will I Jeremiah 12:17 - pluck Jeremiah 24:6 - I will build Jeremiah 26:3 - so Jeremiah 31:28 - to pluck Jeremiah 31:40 - it shall Jeremiah 42:10 - for I Ezekiel 33:14 - Thou shalt Daniel 11:4 - be plucked Joel 2:13 - and repenteth

Verse 8

that nation: Jeremiah 7:3-Judges :, Jeremiah 36:3, Judges 10:15, Judges 10:16, 1 Kings 8:33, 1 Kings 8:34, 2 Chronicles 12:6, Isaiah 1:16-Psalms :, Ezekiel 18:21, Ezekiel 33:11, Ezekiel 33:13, Jonah 2:5-2 Samuel :, Luke 13:3-Deuteronomy :

I will: Jeremiah 15:6, Jeremiah 26:3, Jeremiah 26:13, Jeremiah 42:10, Exodus 32:12, Deuteronomy 32:36, Judges 2:18, Psalms 90:13, Psalms 106:45, Psalms 135:14, Hosea 11:8, Joel 2:13, Joel 2:14, Amos 7:3-Joshua :, Jonah 3:9, Jonah 3:10, Jonah 4:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:6 - repented Exodus 32:14 - General Joshua 9:15 - made peace Judges 2:15 - against Jeremiah 7:7 - will I Jeremiah 11:17 - pronounced Jeremiah 20:16 - repented Ezekiel 33:14 - Thou shalt Zechariah 1:6 - according to our ways

Verse 9

to build: Jeremiah 1:10, Jeremiah 11:17, Jeremiah 30:18, Jeremiah 31:4, Jeremiah 31:28, Jeremiah 31:38, Jeremiah 32:41, Ecclesiastes 3:2, Amos 9:11-Ezra :

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:34 - ye shall 1 Samuel 2:30 - Be it far 2 Samuel 7:10 - plant them Psalms 80:8 - thou hast cast

Verse 10

do: Jeremiah 7:23-Hosea :, Psalms 125:5, Ezekiel 18:24, Ezekiel 33:18, Ezekiel 45:20, Zephaniah 1:6

then: Numbers 14:22, Numbers 14:34, 1 Samuel 2:30, 1 Samuel 13:13, 1 Samuel 15:11, 1 Samuel 15:35

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 12:9 - to do evil Psalms 80:8 - thou hast cast

Verse 11

go to: Genesis 11:3, Genesis 11:4, Genesis 11:7, 2 Kings 5:5, Isaiah 5:5, James 4:13, James 5:1

and devise: Jeremiah 18:18, Jeremiah 4:23, Jeremiah 11:19, Jeremiah 51:11, Micah 2:3

return: Jeremiah 3:1, Jeremiah 3:22, Jeremiah 7:3, Jeremiah 25:5, Jeremiah 26:3, Jeremiah 26:13, Jeremiah 35:15, Jeremiah 36:3, Jeremiah 36:7, 2 Kings 17:13, 2 Kings 22:13, Isaiah 1:16-Psalms :, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Lamentations 3:39-Mark :, Ezekiel 13:22, Ezekiel 18:23, Ezekiel 18:30-Jonah :, Zechariah 1:3, Acts 26:20

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 18:22 - and the Lord Jeremiah 25:2 - General Jeremiah 36:6 - the words Lamentations 2:17 - done Ezekiel 12:3 - it may Hosea 7:13 - spoken Zechariah 1:4 - Turn

Verse 12

There: Jeremiah 2:25, 2 Kings 6:33, Isaiah 57:10, Ezekiel 37:11

we will walk: Jeremiah 3:17, Jeremiah 7:24, Jeremiah 11:8, Jeremiah 16:12, Jeremiah 23:17, Jeremiah 44:17, Genesis 6:5, Genesis 8:21, Deuteronomy 29:19, Mark 7:21, Mark 7:22, Luke 1:51

Reciprocal: Psalms 50:17 - castest Jeremiah 6:16 - We will Jeremiah 25:4 - ye Hosea 7:13 - spoken Hebrews 3:12 - an

Verse 13

Ask: Jeremiah 2:10-1 Chronicles :

who: 1 Samuel 4:7, Isaiah 66:8, 1 Corinthians 5:1

virgin: Jeremiah 2:13, Jeremiah 14:17, Jeremiah 31:4, Isaiah 36:22, Lamentations 1:15

a very: Jeremiah 5:30, Jeremiah 23:14, Hosea 6:10

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:21 - The virgin Song of Solomon 4:15 - streams Amos 5:2 - virgin

Verse 14

Will: John 6:68

the snow: etc. or, my fields for a rock, or for the snow of Lebanon? shall the running waters be forsaken for the strange cold waters? Parkhurst renders, "Will the snow of Lebanon fail from the rock of the field? Or will the issuing cold flowing waters - from that mountain namely be exhausted?" - See Targ., LXX, and Vulg. No more could I fail my people if they trusted in me. - Compare Jeremiah 2:13. Maundrell says, "The chief benefit the mountain of Lebanon serves for, is, that by its exceeding height, it proves a conservatory for abundance of snow, which thawing in the heat of summer, affords supplies of water to the rivers and fountains in the valleys below.

Reciprocal: Proverbs 25:25 - cold Song of Solomon 4:15 - streams Isaiah 8:6 - that go softly Jeremiah 2:10 - and see

Verse 15

my people: Jeremiah 2:13, Jeremiah 2:19, Jeremiah 2:32, Jeremiah 3:21, Jeremiah 13:25, Jeremiah 17:13

burned: Jeremiah 10:15, Jeremiah 16:19, Jeremiah 44:15-Psalms :, Jeremiah 44:25, Isaiah 41:29, Isaiah 65:7, Hosea 2:13, Hosea 11:2

caused: Isaiah 3:12, Isaiah 9:16, Malachi 2:8, Matthew 15:6, Romans 14:21

the ancient: Jeremiah 6:16

to walk: Jeremiah 19:5, Isaiah 57:14

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 16:26 - their vanities 2 Chronicles 29:8 - to astonishment Psalms 9:17 - forget Jeremiah 19:4 - burned Micah 6:16 - that Hebrews 12:13 - make

Verse 16

make: Jeremiah 9:11, Jeremiah 19:8, Jeremiah 25:9, Jeremiah 49:13, Jeremiah 50:13, Leviticus 26:33, Leviticus 26:34, Leviticus 26:43, Deuteronomy 29:23, Isaiah 6:11, Ezekiel 6:14, Ezekiel 12:19, Ezekiel 33:28, Ezekiel 33:29

a perpetual: 1 Kings 9:8, 2 Chronicles 7:20, 2 Chronicles 7:21, Lamentations 2:15, Lamentations 2:16, Micah 6:16

shall be: Deuteronomy 28:59, Psalms 22:7, Psalms 44:14, Isaiah 37:22, Matthew 27:39, Mark 15:29

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:32 - and your 2 Chronicles 29:8 - to astonishment Job 16:4 - shake mine Job 18:20 - astonied Jeremiah 4:27 - The Jeremiah 20:8 - I cried Jeremiah 42:18 - ye shall be Jeremiah 44:8 - a curse Jeremiah 44:22 - your land Jeremiah 49:17 - every Jeremiah 51:37 - an hissing Ezekiel 22:4 - have I Ezekiel 27:36 - hiss Ezekiel 36:3 - and ye

Verse 17

scatter: Jeremiah 13:24, Deuteronomy 28:25, Deuteronomy 28:64, Job 27:21, Psalms 48:7, Hosea 13:15

show: Jeremiah 2:27, Jeremiah 32:33, Deuteronomy 31:17, Judges 10:13, Judges 10:14

the day: Jeremiah 46:21, Deuteronomy 32:35, Proverbs 7:25, Proverbs 7:26

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:20 - I will hide 2 Chronicles 30:9 - turn away Psalms 18:18 - me in Jeremiah 20:8 - I cried Jeremiah 33:5 - I have hid Ezekiel 7:22 - face

Verse 18

Come: Jeremiah 18:11, Jeremiah 11:19, Psalms 21:11, Isaiah 32:7, Micah 2:1-Leviticus :

for the: Jeremiah 13:13, Jeremiah 13:14, Jeremiah 14:14-Nehemiah :, Jeremiah 29:25-Joel :, Leviticus 10:11, 1 Kings 22:24, Malachi 2:7, Luke 11:45, John 7:47-Ephesians :, John 9:40

counsel: 2 Samuel 15:31, 2 Samuel 17:14, Job 5:13

Come and let us smite: Jeremiah 26:11, Psalms 52:2, Psalms 57:4, Psalms 64:3, Proverbs 18:21

with: or, for

and let us not: Jeremiah 5:12, Jeremiah 5:13, Jeremiah 43:2, Jeremiah 44:17

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 17:9 - the priests Deuteronomy 33:9 - for they Judges 9:1 - communed 1 Kings 22:8 - but I hate him 2 Chronicles 18:7 - I hate him 2 Chronicles 24:21 - conspired Nehemiah 6:13 - that Job 5:21 - be hid Psalms 12:4 - With Psalms 56:5 - all Psalms 94:4 - shall Psalms 140:5 - The proud Proverbs 1:11 - let us lurk Proverbs 3:29 - Devise not evil Isaiah 29:21 - and lay Isaiah 56:12 - to morrow Jeremiah 6:28 - walking Jeremiah 9:6 - habitation Jeremiah 18:23 - thou Jeremiah 20:10 - Report Jeremiah 23:17 - No Jeremiah 26:8 - the priests Jeremiah 37:13 - Thou Jeremiah 44:16 - we Jeremiah 49:7 - Is wisdom Lamentations 3:59 - thou hast Lamentations 3:62 - and Ezekiel 2:6 - though they Ezekiel 7:26 - ancients Ezekiel 11:2 - General Ezekiel 33:30 - the children Daniel 6:4 - sought Hosea 4:4 - as Hosea 5:2 - profound Hosea 7:16 - the rage Amos 7:10 - not Amos 9:10 - The evil Habakkuk 1:5 - for Zechariah 7:10 - imagine Matthew 22:15 - how Matthew 26:3 - assembled Mark 12:13 - they send Luke 11:53 - to speak Luke 20:20 - they watched Acts 25:3 - laying 1 Corinthians 13:5 - thinketh 2 Timothy 4:3 - they will James 3:5 - so 1 John 5:16 - I do not

Verse 19

Give: Jeremiah 20:12, Psalms 55:16, Psalms 55:17, Psalms 64:1-Numbers :, Psalms 56:1-Leviticus :, Psalms 109:4, Psalms 109:28, Micah 7:8, Luke 6:11, Luke 6:12

hearken: 2 Kings 19:16, Nehemiah 4:4, Nehemiah 4:5, Nehemiah 6:9

Reciprocal: Psalms 56:7 - in thine Jeremiah 17:18 - the day Romans 11:2 - how he maketh 2 Timothy 4:14 - reward

Verse 20

evil: 1 Samuel 24:17-Psalms :, Psalms 35:12, Psalms 38:20, Psalms 109:4, Psalms 109:5, Proverbs 17:13, John 10:32, John 15:25

digged: Jeremiah 18:22, Job 6:27, Psalms 7:15, Psalms 35:7, Psalms 57:6, Psalms 119:95, Proverbs 26:27, Ecclesiastes 10:8

Remember: Jeremiah 7:16, Jeremiah 11:14, Jeremiah 14:7-1 Kings :, Jeremiah 14:20-Song of Solomon :, Jeremiah 15:1, Genesis 18:22-Jonah :, Psalms 106:23, Ezekiel 22:30, Ezekiel 22:31, Zechariah 3:1, Zechariah 3:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 21:33 - General 1 Samuel 19:4 - spake good 1 Samuel 25:21 - he hath requited 2 Chronicles 20:11 - how they reward us Nehemiah 6:14 - think thou Job 30:25 - Did not I Psalms 7:4 - If I Psalms 94:13 - until the pit Psalms 119:85 - The proud Psalms 119:86 - they Psalms 140:5 - The proud Proverbs 29:10 - but Jeremiah 11:20 - let Jeremiah 17:16 - neither Jeremiah 27:18 - let them Jeremiah 28:6 - the Lord perform Luke 13:8 - let Romans 10:1 - my heart's 1 Thessalonians 2:10 - how Hebrews 6:10 - to forget

Verse 21

deliver: Jeremiah 11:20-Isaiah :, Jeremiah 12:3, Jeremiah 20:1-Joshua :, Jeremiah 20:11, Jeremiah 20:12, Psalms 109:9-Proverbs :, 2 Timothy 4:14

pour out their blood: Heb. pour them out

let their wives: Jeremiah 15:2, Jeremiah 15:3, Jeremiah 15:8, Jeremiah 16:3, Jeremiah 16:4, Exodus 22:24, Deuteronomy 32:25, Lamentations 5:3

let their young: Jeremiah 9:21, Jeremiah 11:22, 2 Chronicles 36:17, Amos 4:10

Reciprocal: Esther 9:5 - the stroke Psalms 7:4 - If I Psalms 28:4 - Give Psalms 63:10 - They shall fall Proverbs 17:13 - General Isaiah 3:25 - Thy men Isaiah 9:17 - have no joy Isaiah 65:12 - will I Jeremiah 4:31 - because Jeremiah 6:11 - I will Jeremiah 6:21 - fathers Jeremiah 14:16 - be cast Jeremiah 15:7 - bereave Jeremiah 19:7 - I will cause Jeremiah 50:30 - her young Lamentations 2:21 - my virgins Ezekiel 6:7 - slain Ezekiel 16:38 - shed Ezekiel 35:5 - force Zephaniah 1:17 - and their blood

Verse 22

a cry: Jeremiah 4:19, Jeremiah 4:20, Jeremiah 4:31, Jeremiah 6:26, Jeremiah 9:20, Jeremiah 9:21, Jeremiah 25:34-Zephaniah :, Jeremiah 47:2, Jeremiah 47:3, Jeremiah 48:3-Deuteronomy :, Isaiah 10:30, Isaiah 22:1-Numbers :, Zephaniah 1:10, Zephaniah 1:11, Zephaniah 1:16

for: Jeremiah 18:20

and hid: Jeremiah 20:10, Psalms 38:12, Psalms 56:5-Judges :, Psalms 64:4, Psalms 64:5, Psalms 140:5, Matthew 22:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 21:33 - General Job 6:27 - ye dig Psalms 94:13 - until the pit Psalms 119:110 - wicked Psalms 124:7 - as a bird Psalms 141:9 - from the snares Psalms 142:3 - In the way Jeremiah 5:26 - lay wait Jeremiah 14:2 - the cry Jeremiah 20:16 - let him

Verse 23

thou: Jeremiah 18:18, Jeremiah 11:18-Proverbs :, Jeremiah 15:15, Psalms 37:32, Psalms 37:33

to slay me: Heb. for death

forgive: Nehemiah 4:4, Nehemiah 4:5, Psalms 35:4, Psalms 59:5, Psalms 69:22-Hosea :, Psalms 109:14, Psalms 109:15, Isaiah 2:9

in the: Jeremiah 8:12, Jeremiah 11:23, Isaiah 10:3, Luke 21:22, Romans 2:5

Reciprocal: Psalms 51:1 - blot Psalms 64:2 - secret Psalms 119:126 - to work Isaiah 44:22 - blotted Lamentations 1:22 - all their Daniel 6:4 - sought

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Jeremiah 18". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/jeremiah-18.html.