Jeremiah 1:6
Good News Translation
I answered, "Sovereign LORD, I don't know how to speak; I am too young."

Contemporary English Version
I replied, "I'm not a good speaker, LORD, and I'm too young."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I said: Ah, ah, ah, Lord God: behold, I cannot speak, for I am a child.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And I said: Ah, ah, ah, Lord God: behold, I cannot speak, for I am a child.

Ah, Lord

Jeremiah 4:10 And I said: Alas, alas, alas, O Lord God, hast thou then deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying: You shall have peace: and behold the sword reacheth even to the soul?

Jeremiah 14:13 And I said: Ah, ah, ah, O Lord God, the prophets say to them: You shall not see the sword, and there shall be no famine among you, but he will give you true peace in this place.

Jeremiah 32:17 Alas, alas, alas, O Lord God, behold thou hast made heaven and earth by thy great power, and thy stretched out arm: no word shall be hard to thee:

I cannot

Ezekiel 4:10-16 And thy meat that thou shalt eat, shall be in weight twenty staters a day: from time to time thou shalt eat it. . . .

Ezekiel 6:12 He that is far off shall die of the pestilence: and he that is near, shall fall by the sword: and he that remaineth, and is besieged, shall die by the famine: and I will accomplish my indignation upon them.

Isaiah 6:5 And I said: Woe is me, because I have held my peace; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people that hath unclean lips, and I have seen with my eyes the King the Lord of hosts.

for I am

1 Kings 3:7-9 And now, O Lord God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David, my father: and I am but a child, and know not how to go out and come in; . . .

Context
The Call of Jeremiah
5Before I formed thee in the bowels of thy mother, I knew thee: and before thou camest forth out of the womb, I sanctified thee, and made thee a prophet unto the nations. 6And I said: Ah, ah, ah, Lord God: behold, I cannot speak, for I am a child.7And the Lord said to me: Say not: I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee: and whatsoever I shall command thee, thou shalt speak.…
Cross References
Exodus 4:10
Moses said: I beseech thee, Lord, I am not eloquent from yesterday and the day before; and since thou hast spoken to thy servant, I have more impediment and slowness of tongue.

Exodus 6:12
Moses answered before the Lord: Behold the children of Israel do not hearken to me: and how will Pharao hear me, especially as I am of uncircumcised lips?

Exodus 6:30
And Moses said before the Lord: Lo I am of uncircumcised lips, how will Pharao hear me?

1 Kings 3:7
And now, O Lord God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David, my father: and I am but a child, and know not how to go out and come in;

Jeremiah 32:17
Alas, alas, alas, O Lord God, behold thou hast made heaven and earth by thy great power, and thy stretched out arm: no word shall be hard to thee:

Ezekiel 4:14
And I said: Ah, ah, ah, O Lord God, behold my soul hath not been defiled, and from my infancy even till now, I have not eaten any thing that died of itself, or was torn by beasts, and no unclean flesh hath entered into my mouth.

Zechariah 2:4
And he said to him: Run, speak to this young man, saying: Jerusalem shall be inhabited without walls, by reason of the multitude of men, and of the beasts in the midst thereof.

Additional Translations
“Ah, Lord GOD,” I said, “I surely do not know how to speak, for I am only a child!”Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.

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

And I said, O Lord, thou that art supreme Lord, behold, I know not how to speak, for I am a child.

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

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

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

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

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