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Bible Verse Dictionary

Jeremiah 31:9 - Firstborn

Jeremiah 31:9 - They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
They shall come H935 בּוֹא
with weeping H1065 בְּכִי
and with supplications H8469 תַּחֲנוּן
will I lead H2986 יָבַל
them I will cause them to walk H1980 הָלַךְ
by H413 אֵל
the rivers H5158 נַחַל
of waters H4325 מַיִם
in a straight H3477 יָשָׁר
way H1870 דֶּרֶךְ
wherein they shall not H3808 לֹא
stumble H3782 כָּשַׁל
for H3588 כִּי
I am H1961 הָיָה
a father H1 אָב
to Israel H3478 יִשְׂרָאֵל
and Ephraim H669 אֶפְרַיִם
is my firstborn H1060 בְּכוֹר


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.