Prophetic Quotation Records

While reading the prophets, a guy’s mind tends to wander. A guy’s wandering mind needs something to pay attention to so he can persevere. Here’s a little something this guy’s wandering mind pays attention to.

The prophets often contain the words of the Lord in a direct quote to the prophet, who then goes and directly quotes what God told him and if God happened to be telling the prophet some stuff that some other guys said who were quoting other guys, the quotation marks get marathonic.

Here’s my record so far: 4 quotation marks in Jeremiah 27:11

‘But the nations that bring their necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon and serve him, I will let them remain in their own land,’ says the Lord, ‘and they shall till it and dwell in it.’ ” ’ “

Records are made to be broken. Can you beat it?

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