1. Jeremiah (Bible Speaks Today) by Derek Kidner – for a clear, concise, and applied commentary.
2. Jeremiah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentary Series) by R.K. Harrison – for a really good commentary on historical and introductory matters.
3. Jeremiah and Lamentations (Preaching the Word) by Dr. Phil Ryken – for reading a really good sermon that can model for you how to preach the prophets. You’ll have a hard time finding a better commentary for homiletics, preaching, and application. It’s a big commentary but worth it.
4. Jeremiah and Lamentations (New American Commentary Series) by F.B Huey – for a solid, understandable exegesis of the text. It’s concise, accurate, and refreshingly applicable.