Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh! Look, I do not know [how] to speak, for I [am] a youth."

New American Standard Bible

Then I said, "Alas, Lord GOD! Behold, I do not know how to speak, Because I am a youth."

King James Version

Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.

Holman Bible

But I protested, "Oh no, Lord God ! Look, I don't know how to speak since I am [only] a youth."

International Standard Version

I replied, "Ah, LORD God! Look, I don't know how to speak, because I'm only a young man."

A Conservative Version

Then I said, Ah, lord LORD! Behold, I know not how to speak, for I am a child.

American Standard Version

Then said I, Ah, Lord Jehovah! behold, I know not how to speak; for I am a child.

Amplified

Then said I, Ah, Lord God! Behold, I cannot speak, for I am only a youth.

Bible in Basic English

Then said I, O Lord God! see, I have no power of words, for I am a child.

Darby Translation

And I said, Alas, Lord Jehovah! behold, I cannot speak; for I am a child.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then I said, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I do not know how to speak: for I am a child.

Julia Smith Translation

And saying, Ah, Lord Jehovah, behold I knew not to speak: for I a boy.

King James 2000

Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.

Modern King James verseion

Then I said, Alas, Lord Jehovah! Behold, I do not know to speak; for I am a boy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said I, "Oh LORD God, I cannot speak, for I am yet but young."

NET Bible

I answered, "Oh, Lord God, I really do not know how to speak well enough for that, for I am too young."

New Heart English Bible

Then I said, "Ah, Lord GOD. Behold, I do not know how to speak; for I am a child."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said I - Ah! My Lord Yahweh! Lo! I know not how to speak, - For a child, am I!

Webster

Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.

World English Bible

Then I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh! Behold, I don't know how to speak; for I am a child."

Youngs Literal Translation

And I say, 'Ah, Lord Jehovah! lo, I have not known -- to speak, for I am a youth.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I, Ah
אההּ 
'ahahh 
Ah, Alas, O
Usage: 15

אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Jeremiah 1:6

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Call Of Jeremiah

5 "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you came out from [the] womb I consecrated you; I appointed you [as] a prophet to the nations." 6 Then I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh! Look, I do not know [how] to speak, for I [am] a youth." 7 But Yahweh said to me, "You must not say, 'I [am] a youth,' for to {whomever} I send you, you will go, and {whatever} I command you, you will speak.



Cross References

Exodus 6:12

And Moses spoke before Yahweh, saying, "Look, the {Israelites} do not listen to me, and how will Pharaoh listen to me, since I [am] {a poor speaker}?"

Exodus 4:10-16

And Moses said to Yahweh, "Please, Lord, I [am] not a man of words, {neither recently nor in the past nor since your speaking} to your servant, because I [am] heavy of mouth and of tongue."

1 Kings 3:7-9

So then, O Yahweh, you are my God. You have made your servant king in place of David my father [though] I [am] a young boy. I do not know going out or coming in.

Jeremiah 32:17

'Ah Lord Yahweh! Look, you made the heavens and the earth by your great power and by your outstretched arm. {Nothing} is too difficult for you,

Exodus 4:1

And Moses answered, and he said, "And if they do not believe me and they do not listen to my voice, but they say, 'Yahweh did not appear to you?'"

Exodus 6:30

And Moses said before Yahweh, "Look, I [am] {a poor speaker}. And how will Pharaoh listen to me?"

Isaiah 6:5

And I said, "Woe to me! For I am destroyed! For I [am] a man {of unclean lips}, and I [am] living among a people {of unclean lips}, for my eyes have seen the king, Yahweh of hosts!"

Jeremiah 4:10

Then I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh, surely you have utterly deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying, 'It will be peace for you,' while the sword reaches up to the throat."

Jeremiah 14:13

Then I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh, look, the prophets [are] saying to them, 'You will not see [the] sword, and famine will not be yours, but reliable peace I will give to you in this place.'"

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