World Wide Study Bible
a Bible passage
6 Then I said, “Ah, Lord God! Truly I do not know how to speak, for I am only a boy.”
child—the same word is translated, "young man" (2Sa 18:5). The reluctance often shown by inspired ministers of God (Ex 4:10; 6:12, 30; Jon 1:3) to accept the call, shows that they did not assume the office under the impulse of self-deceiving fanaticism, as false prophets often did.