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- - He preaches submission to God’s will (in this case, submission to Babylonia) rather than active resistance.
- He often complains of priests and rulers’ widespread hostility to his message of destruction and his demand for submission to what he perceived as God’s will for a sinful people.
- The book’s similarities to Deuteronomy suggest a later editor may have added material that fit with the Deuteronomistic theology of the conquest and destruction of Judah.
- A complicated work, likely composed of multiple sources, covering the periods both before and after the exile (though current order is not chronological)
- Contains sections of autobiography, biography, and sermons
- Different versions in the Hebrew and Greek (Septuagint) editions
- Lord God is far away
- Jeremiah Chapter 23
- Jeremiah Chapter 17
- Jeremiah Chapter 1
- Jeremiah Chapter 31
- 2 Chronicals 35:25 Jeremiah composed laments for Josiah, and to this day all the men and women singers commemorate Josiah in the laments. These became a tradition in Israel and are written in the Laments.
- Jeremiah 1:2 The word of the LORD came to him in the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon king of Judah,
- Jeremiah 1:1 The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin.
- Jeremiah 1:3 and through the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, down to the fifth month of the eleventh year of Zedekiah son of Josiah king of Judah, when the people of Jerusalem went into exile