Introduction to Jeremiah

30 Mar 2020 Book of Jeremiah

Name: Jeremiah

Division: Old Testament

Category: Major Prophets

Purpose: To urge God’s people to turn from their sins and back to GOD

Book No in BIBLE: 24

In Old Testament: 24

In Major Prophets: 2

No. of Chapters: 52

No. of Verses: 1364

Author: Jeremiah

Date Written: Approx. 627 – 586 BC

Place of Writing: Jerusalem

History Covered: 627 – 586 BC

Audience: To the people of Judah and Jerusalem

Jeremiah Statistics

Based on its weight of 52 Chapters its share among the chapters of the BIBLE, Old Testament and Major Prophets. Move your mouse pointer over the bar on the right hand side to get the values.

Total chapters in BIBLE:1189

Total chapters in OT: 929

Total chapters in History: 183

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Key Verse

Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts. (2:19)

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