“From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, even to this day, these 23 years, the word of Yahweh has come to me, and I have spoken it to you, rising up early and speaking, but you have not listened. Bible see other translations

“rising up early and speaking.” An idiom meaning, “persistently,” or “over and over.” The point was that the prophet got up early and started speaking, and kept on speaking.

Commentary for: Jeremiah 25:3