Commentary > Jeremiah
Jeremiah 1 Jeremiah's calling and commission
Jeremiah 2 Charges against Israel and Judah
Jeremiah 3:1-4:4 God's wife has committed harlotry; Call to repentance
Jeremiah 4:5-31 Warning of Judah's coming invasion; Jeremiah mourns
Jeremiah 5 Reasons for coming judgment
Jeremiah 6 Further warning of impending judgment
Jeremiah 7:1-27 God wants obedience, not just the form of religion
Jeremiah 7:28-8:17 Judgment on abominable religious practices
Jeremiah 8:18-9:26 Punishment for shameless disobedience; Jeremiah laments
Jeremiah 10 Decorated trees; God's people to captivity; Fury on the nations
Jeremiah 11:18-12:17 Plot against Jeremiah; His complaint; God's response; Further prophecy against Judah; Punishment and hope of the gentiles
Jeremiah 11:1-17 The covenant broken; Judah cursed
Jeremiah 13 Signs of the linen waistband and wine jugs; Judah to be carried away captive
Jeremiah 14:1-15:9 Droughts; Sword, famine and pestilence will certainly follow
Jeremiah 15:10-21 Jeremiah's dejection; God's exhortation and reassurance
Jeremiah 16 Jeremiah's lifestyle as witness against Judah; Israel's future return; Imminent punishment; Nations will come to know God
Jeremiah 17 Judah's sin and punishment; Trust in man vs. trust in God; Jeremiah prays for salvation and vindication; Honor the Sabbath
Jeremiah 18 Illustration of the potter and clay; Call to repentance rejected; Plans laid against Jeremiah
Jeremiah 19-20 Sign of the broken flask; Jeremiah beaten and put in stocks; Message to Pashhur; Jeremiah's suffering and further dejection
Jeremiah 21 Zedekiah sends men to Jeremiah to inquire of God; God will destroy Jerusalem by the Babylonians; Zedekiah will be taken
Jeremiah 25 Prophecy of 70 years; Judgment on the nations
Jeremiah 26 Jeremiah on trial for his life; Death of Urijah; Jeremiah spared
Jeremiah 27-28 Symbolic bonds and yokes; False prophet Hananiah
Jeremiah 29 Jeremiah's letter to the captives in Babylon
Jeremiah 30:1-31:26 Jacob's trouble; Israel and Judah freed from captivity and restored
Jeremiah 31:27-40 New Covenant; Prophecy against Elam
Jeremiah 32 Jeremiah buys his cousin's field; The people will return and enter into God's everlasting covenant
Jeremiah 33 Restoration of Israel and Judah; The righteous Branch; The continuity of the Davidic and Levitical family lines
Jeremiah 35 Example of the Rechabites
Jeremiah 36:1-7 Instructions to Baruch; Reading of Jeremiah's scroll; King Jehoiakim burns the scroll; The scroll rewritten
Jeremiah 37:1-10 Zedekiah sends another delegation; The Babylonians break off Jerusalem siege to confront Egyptian troops; Jews reenslave freed slaves; Babylonian army will return
Jeremiah 37:11-38:28 Jeremiah imprisoned in a dungeon, then moved to the prison court; Zedekiah seeks his counsel
Jeremiah 42-43 God tells the remnant not to flee to Egypt; They flee anyway, taking Jeremiah, Baruch and king's daughters
Jeremiah 44 Jews in Egypt to be punished
Jeremiah 46:13-47:7 Prophecies against Egypt and Philistia; Babylon quashes Jehoiakim's rebellion; Jehoiakim's death
Jeremiah 46:1-12 Defeat of Necho's army at Carchemish and further retreat
Jeremiah 48 Prophecy against Moab
Jeremiah 49:1-33 Prophecies against Ammon, Edom, Syria and Arabia
Jeremiah 51:1-58 Prophecy against Babylon continued
Jeremiah 51:59-61 Prophecy against Babylon