Jeremiah Chapter 1
Jeremiah's call to the
prophetic office 1-10.
A vision of an almond-tree and of a seething-pot, Divine protection
is promised 11-19.
Jeremiah Chapter 2
God expostulates with his people
Their revolt beyond example 9-13.
Guilt the cause of sufferings 14-19.
The sins of Judah 20-28.
Their false confidence 29-37.
Jeremiah Chapter 3
Exhortations to repentance 1-5.
Judah more guilty than Israel 6-11.
But pardon is promised 12-20.
The children of Israel express their sorrow and repentance 21-25.
Jeremiah Chapter 4
Exhortations and promises 1-2.
Judah exhorted to repentance 3-4.
Judgments denounced 5-18.
The approaching ruin of Judah 19-31.
Jeremiah Chapter 5
The Jews' profession of religion was hypocritical
The cruel proceedings of their enemies 10-18.
Their apostasy and idolatry 19-31.
Jeremiah Chapter 6
The invasion of Judea 1-8. The
justice of God's proceedings 9-17. All methods used to amend them
had been without success 18-30.
Jeremiah Chapter 7
Confidence in the temple is vain
1-16. The provocation by persisting in idolatry 17-20.
God justifies his dealings with them 21-28, and threatens vengeance
Jeremiah Chapter 8
The remains of the dead exposed
1-3. The stupidity of the people, compared with the instinct of the
brute creation 4-13. The alarm of the invasion, and lamentation
The people are corrected,
Jerusalem is destroyed 1-11. The captives suffer in a foreign land
12-22. God's loving-kindness, He threatens the enemies of his people
Jeremiah Chapter 10
The absurdity of idolatry 1-16.
Destruction denounced against Jerusalem 17-25.
Jeremiah Chapter 11
The disobedient Jews reproved
1-10. Their utter ruin 11-17. The people would be destroyed who
sought the prophet's life 18-23.
Jeremiah Chapter 12
Jeremiah complains of the
prosperity of the wicked 1-6. The heavy judgments to come upon the
nation 7-13. Divine mercy to them, and even to the nations around
Jeremiah Chapter 13
The glory of the Jews should be
marred 1-11. All ranks should suffer misery, an earnest exhortation
to repentance 12-17. An awful message to Jerusalem and its king
Jeremiah Chapter 14
A drought upon the land of Judah
1-7. A confession of sin in the name of the people 8-9. The Divine
purpose to punish is declared 10-16. The people supplicate 17-22.
Jeremiah Chapter 15
The destruction of the wicked
described 1-9. The prophet laments such messages, and is reproved
10-14. He supplicates pardon, and is promised protection 15-21.
Jeremiah Chapter 16
Prohibitions given to the prophet
1-9. The justice of God in these judgments 10-13.
Future restoration of the Jews, and the conversion of the Gentiles
Jeremiah Chapter 17
The fatal consequences of the
idolatry of the Jews 1-4. The happiness of the man that trusts in
God; the end of the opposite character 5-11. The malice of the
prophet's enemies 12-18. The observance of the sabbath 19-27.
Jeremiah Chapter 18
God's power over his creatures is
represented by the potter 1-10. The Jews exhorted to repentance, and
judgments foretold 11-17. The prophet appeals to God 18-23.
Jeremiah Chapter 19
By the type of breaking an
earthen vessel, Jeremiah is to predict the destruction of Judah.
Jeremiah Chapter 20
The doom of Pashur, who
ill-treated the prophet 1-6. Jeremiah complains of hard usage 7-13.
He regrets his ever having been born 14-18.
Jeremiah Chapter 21
The only way of deliverance is to
be surrendering to the Babylonians 1-10. The wickedness of the king
and his household 11-14.
Jeremiah Chapter 22
Justice is recommended, and
destruction threatened in case of disobedience 1-9.
The captivity of Jehoiakim, and the end of Jeconiah 10-19. The doom
of the royal family 20-30.
Jeremiah Chapter 23
The restoration of the Jews to
their own land 1-8. The wickedness of the priests and prophets of
Judah, the people exhorted not to listen to false promises 9-22. The
pretenders to inspiration threatened 23-32. Also the scoffers at
true prophecy 33-40.
Jeremiah Chapter 24
Good and bad figs represent the
Jews in captivity, and those who remain in their own land.
Jeremiah Chapter 25
The Jews rebuked for not obeying
calls to repentance 1-7. Their captivity during seventy years is
expressly foretold 8-14. Desolations upon the nations shown by the
emblem of a cup of wrath 15-29. The judgments again declared 30-38.
Jeremiah Chapter 26
The destruction of the temple and
city foretold 1-6. Jeremiah's life is threatened 7-15.
He is defended by the elders 16-24.
Jeremiah Chapter 27
The neighboring nations to be
subdued 1-11. Zedekiah is warned to yield 12-18. The vessels of the
temple to be carried to Babylon, but afterwards to be restored
Jeremiah Chapter 28
A false prophet opposes Jeremiah
1-9.The false prophet warned of his approaching death 10-17.
Jeremiah Chapter 29
Two letters to the captives in
Babylon; In the first, they are recommended to be patient and
composed 1-19. In the second, judgments are denounced against the
false prophets who deceived them 20-32.
Jeremiah Chapter 30
Troubles which shall be before
the restoration of Israel 1-11. Encouragement to trust Divine
promises 12-17. The blessings under Christ, and the wrath on the
Jeremiah Chapter 31
The restoration of Israel 1-9.
Promises of guidance and happiness; Rachel lamenting 10-17. Ephraim
laments his errors 18-20.The promised Savior 21-26. God's care over
the church 27-34. Peace and prosperity in gospel time 35-40.
Jeremiah Chapter 32
Jeremiah buys a field 1-15. The
prophet's prayer 16-25. God declares that he will give up his
people, but promises to restore them 26-44.
Jeremiah Chapter 33
Restoration of the Jews 1-13. The
Messiah promised; happiness of His times 14-26.
Jeremiah Chapter 34
Zedekiah's death at Babylon
foretold 1-7. The Jews reproved for compelling their poor brethren
to return to unlawful bondage 8-22.
Jeremiah Chapter 35
The obedience of the Rechabites
1-11. The Jews' disobedience to the Lord 12-19.
Jeremiah Chapter 36
Baruch is to write the prophecies
of Jeremiah 1-8. The princes advise them to hide themselves 9-19.
The king having heard a part, burns the roll 20-32.
Jeremiah Chapter 37
The Chaldean army will return
1-10. Jeremiah is imprisoned 11-21.
Jeremiah Chapter 38
Jeremiah is cast into a dungeon,
from whence he is delivered by an Ethiopian 1-13.
He advises the king to surrender to the Chaldeans 14-28.
Jeremiah Chapter 39
The taking of Jerusalem 1-10.
Jeremiah used well 11-14. Promises of safety to Ebed-melech 15-18.
Jeremiah Chapter 40
Jeremiah is directed to go to
Gedaliah 1-6. A conspiracy against Gedaliah 7-16.
Jeremiah Chapter 41
Ishmael murders Gedaliah 1-10.
Johanan recovers the captives, and purposes to retire to Egypt
Jeremiah Chapter 42
Johanan desires Jeremiah to ask
counsel of God 1-6. They are assured of safety in Judea, but of
destruction in Egypt 7-22.
Jeremiah Chapter 43
The leaders carry the people to
Egypt 1-7. Jeremiah foretells the conquest of Egypt 8-13.
Jeremiah Chapter 44
The Jews in Egypt persist in
idolatry 1-14. They refuse to reform 15-19. Jeremiah then denounces
destruction upon them 20-30.
Jeremiah Chapter 45
An encouragement sent to Baruch.
Jeremiah Chapter 46
The defeat of the Egyptians 1-12.
Their overthrow after the siege of Tyre 13-26. A promise of comfort
to the Jews 27-28.
Jeremiah Chapter 47
The calamities of the
Jeremiah Chapter 48
Prophecies against Moab for pride
and security 1-13. For carnal confidence and contempt of God 14-47.
Jeremiah Chapter 49
Prophecies relative to the
Ammonites 1-6. The Edomites 7-22. The Syrians 23-27.
The Kedarenes 28-33. The Elamites 34-39.
Jeremiah Chapter 50
The ruin of Babylon, the
redemption of God's people.
Jeremiah Chapter 51
Babylon's doom; God's controversy
with her; encouragements from thence to the Israel of God 1-58. The
confirming of this 59-64.
Jeremiah Chapter 52
The fate of Zedekiah 1-11. The
destruction of Jerusalem 12-23. The captivities 24-30.
The advancement of Jehoiachin 31-34.