Before you were born

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The Call of Jeremiah
4The word of the LORD came to me, saying: 5“BeforeI formedyou in the wombI knew you,and beforeyou were bornI set you apartand appointedyou a prophetto the nations.”6“Ah, Lord GOD,” I said, “I surely do not know how to speak, for I am only a child!”…

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Luke 1:15
for he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He shall never take wine or strong drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit even from his mother's womb.

John 10:36
then what about the One whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world? How then can you accuse Me of blasphemy for stating that I am the Son of God?

1 Corinthians 8:3
But the one who loves God is known by God.

Galatians 1:15
But when God, who set me apart from my mother's womb and called me by His grace, was pleased

Psalm 139:15
My frame was not hidden from You when I was made in secret, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.

Psalm 139:16
Your eyes saw my unformed body; all my days were written in Your book and ordained for me before one of them came to be.

Isaiah 49:1
Listen to me, O islands, and pay attention, O distant peoples: The LORD called me from the womb; from the body of my mother He named me.

Isaiah 49:5
And now says the LORD, who formed me from the womb to be His Servant, to bring Jacob back to Him, that Israel might be gathered to Him--for I am honored in the sight of the LORD, and my God is my strength--

Jeremiah 1:4
The word of the LORD came to me, saying:

Jeremiah 1:10
See, I have appointed you today over nations and kingdoms to uproot and tear down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and plant."

Jeremiah 25:13
I will bring upon that land all the words I have pronounced against it, all that is written in this book, which Jeremiah prophesied against all the nations.

Jeremiah 25:15
This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, said to me: "Take from My hand this cup of the wine of wrath, and make all the nations to whom I send you drink from it.

Jeremiah 36:2
"Take a scroll and write on it all the words I have spoken to you concerning Israel, Judah, and all the nations, from the day I first spoke to you during the reign of Josiah until today.

Treasury of Scripture

Before I formed you in the belly I knew you; and before you came forth out of the womb I sanctified you, and I ordained you a prophet to the nations.

before I

Psalm 71:5,6
For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth…

Isaiah 49:1,5
Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name…

Luke 1:76
And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;

I knew

Exodus 33:12,17
And Moses said unto the LORD, See, thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people: and thou hast not let me know whom thou wilt send with me. Yet thou hast said, I know thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in my sight…

Romans 8:29
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

2 Timothy 2:19-21
Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity…

and before

Luke 1:15,41
For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb…

Romans 1:1
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,

and I ordained.

Ephesians 1:22
And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,

Ephesians 4:11,12
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; …