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Jeremiak's conference with the king. JEREMIAH. Jerusalem is taken, and Zedekiah blinded.
cretly unto Jeremiah, saying, As the LORD of the prison until the day that Jerusa- cBefore
liveth, 'that made us this soul, I will not lem was taken: and he was there when
blind, and sent to Babylon. 8 The city
ruinated, 9 the people captivated. 11 Ne hosts, the God of Israel; If thou wilt as buchadrezzar's charge for the good usage m. 3 Kings suredly "go forth "unto the king of Ba of Jeremiah. 15 God's promise to Ebed
melech n ch. 39. 3. bylon's princes, then thy soul shall live, and this city shall not be burned with fire;
IN the ninth year of Zedekiah king of and thou shalt live, and thine house: Judah, in the tenth month, came Ne 1,-4ch2
18 But if thou wilt not go forth to the buchadrezzar king of Babylon and all his *-* king of Babylon's princes, then shall this army against Jerusalem, and they becity be given into the hand of the Chal- sieged it.
deans, and they shall burn it with fire, 2 And in the eleventh year of Zedea sh. 32.4, and thou shalt not escape out of their kiah, in the fourth month, the ninth day hand.
of the month, the city was broken up. 19 And Zedekiah the king said unto 3 And all the princes of the king of bch. Jê 17. Jeremiah, I am afraid of the Jews that Babylon came in, and sat in the middle are fallen to the Chaldeans, lest they gate, even Nergal-sharezer, Samgar-nebo,
deliver me into their hand, and they Sarsechim, Rab-saris, Nergal-sharezer, p 1 Sam. 31. P mock me.
Rab-mag, with all the residue of the 20 But Jeremiah said, They shall not princes of the king of Babylon. deliver thee. Obey, I beseech thee, the 4. And it came to pass, that when Kings voice of the Lord, which I speak unto Zedekiah the king of Judah saw them, dc thee: so it shall be well unto thee, and and all the men of war, then they fled, thy soul shall live.
and went forth out of the city by night,
out the way of the plain.
be brought forth to the king of Babylon's the plains of Jericho: and when they had or the place princes, and those women shall say, † Thy taken him, they brought him up to Ne
friends have set thee on, and have pre buchadnezzar king of Babylon to Rib-kius 3
23 So they shall bring out all thy wives 6 Then the king of Babylon slew the judemaal' 3 ch.39.6 and thy children to the Chaldeans: and sons of Zedekiah in Riblah before his
"thou shalt not escape out of their hand, eyes: also the king of Babylon slew all
but shalt be taken by the hand of the the nobles of Judah. lebochone king of Babylon: and + thou shalt cause 7 Moreover he put out Zedekiah's fEzek 12. this city to be burned with fire.
eyes, and bound him t with chains, to pared with 24 ( Then said Zedekiah unto Jere- carry him to Babylon. miah, Let no man know of these words, 85 % And the Chaldeans burned the too brext and thou shalt not die.
king's house, and the houses of the peo- fettere 25 But if the princes hear that I have ple, with fire, and brake down the walls talked with thee, and they come unto of Jerusalem. thee, and say unto thee, Declare unto us 9 Then Nebuzar-adan the lit captain ki, bir now what thou hast said unto the king of the guard carried away captive into Ba- esco hide it not from us, and we will not put bylon the remnant of the people that re- berkel thee to death; also what the king said mained in the city, and those that fell the unto thee:
away, that fell to him, with the rest of fisesti, et, 26 Then thou shalt say unto them, 'I the people that remained.
presented my supplication before the king, 10 But Nebuzar-adan the captain of th. 37.15, that he would not cause me to return to the guard left of the poor of the people, Gea-5.* Jonathan's house, to die there.
which had nothing, in the land of Judah, 27 Then came all the princes unto Je- and gave them vineyards and fields + at remiah, and asked him: and he told them the same time.
according to all these words that the king 11 Now Nebuchadrezzar king of BaHeb, they had commanded. So +they left off speak bylon gave charge concerning Jeremiah
ing with him; for the matter was not fto Nebuzar-adan the captain of the the of. ch. 37. 21. perceived.
guard, saying, 28 So " Jeremiah'abode in the court 12 Take him, and tlook well to him, apes is
& 41. 10.
shait burn, c.
sch 37. 20.
11, Sue. See
& 33. 14
ich. 38. 28.
h Judg. 20. 1.
i 2 Kings 25.
och. 91.9. & 45.5
God's promise to Ebed-melech.
CHAP. XL. The dispersed Jews repair to Gedaliah. and do him no harm; but do unto him the king of Babylon hath made governor chefers t even as he shall say unto thee.
over the cities of Judah, and dwell with 13 So Nebuzar-adan the captain of the him among the people: or go wheresoguard sent, and Nebushasban, Rab-saris, ever it seemeth convenient unto thee to and Nergal-sharezer, Rab-mag, and all the go. So the captain of the guard gave him king of Babylon's princes;
victuals and a reward, and let him go. 14 Even they sent, and took Jere 6 6 Then went Jeremiah unto Gedali- 8 ch.39.14.
miah out of the court of the prison, and ah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah; and k ch.40.5. committed him "unto Gedaliah the son dwelt with him among the people that I ch. 26. 24. of 1 Ahikam the son of Shaphan, that were left in the land.
he should carry him home: so he dwelt 79 Now when all the captains of the 13, &c. among the people.
forces which were in the fields, even they 15 T Now the word of the Lord came and their men, heard that the king of unto Jeremiah, while he was shut up in Babylon had made Gedaliah the son of the court of the prison, saying,
Ahikam governor in the land, and had 16 Go and speak to
in Ebed-melech committed unto him men, and women, the Ethiopian, saying, Thus saith the and children, and of the poor of thé k ch.39.10.
LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, land, of them that were not carried away n Dan. 9. 12. * I will bring my words upon this city for captive to Babylon;
evil, and not for good; and they shall be 8 Then they came to Gedaliah to Mizaccomplished in that day before thee. pah, 'even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, "ch. tl. 1.
17 But I will deliver thee in that day, and Johanan and Jonathan the sons of
phatite, and Jezaniah the son of a Maa-
thy life shall be for å prey unto thee: the son of Shaphan sware unto them and Pe Chron. Pbecause thou hast put thy trust in me, to their men, saying, Fear not to serve 5. 20. Ps. 37. saith the Lord.
the Chaldeans: dwell in the land, and
serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be
well with you.
the LORD, after that Nebuzar-adan them in your vessels, and dwell in your
Babylon had left a remnant of Judah, and 2 And the captain of the guard took that he had set over them Gedaliah the b ch.50.7. Jeremiah, and said unto him, The Lord son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan;
thy God hath pronounced this evil upon 12 Even all the Jews returned out of
all places whither they were driven, and 3 Now the Lord hath brought it, and came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah, Det man. done according as he hath said: "because unto Mizpah, and gathered wine and
ye have sinned against the Lord, and summer fruits very much.
Kareah, and all the captains of the forces
to come with me into Babylon, come; tainly know that “Baalis the king of the + Hile bir oil and +I will look well unto thee: but if Ammonites hath sent Ishmael the son of
it seem ill unto thee to come with me Nethaniah † to slay thee? But Gedaliah Heb.com
saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will
he said, Go back also to Gedaliah the son no man shall know it: wherefore should Skinz 25. of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, 'whom he slay thee, that all the Jews which are
ach. 39. 14.
1 Or, manide.
21, 23. Dan.
1 Or, are
m See ch. 41. 10.
dh. 39. 12.
won thee, e Gen. 20.
strike thee in soul?
I shmael killeth Gedaliah.
The captives recovered. gathered unto thee should be scattered, | Mizpah, 6 even the king's daughters, and and the remnant in Judah perish? all the people that remained in Mizpah,
16 But Gedaliah the son of Abikamwhom Nebuzar-adan the captain of the said unto Johanan the son of Kareah, guard had committed to Gedaliah the son 1 ch. 40.;. Thou shalt not do this thing: for thou of Ahikam: and Ishmael the son of Nespeakest falsely of Ishmael.
thaniah carried them away captive, and CHAP. XLI.
departed to go over to the Ammonites. ich. 40. 14.
11 1 But when Johanan the son of
others, purposeth with the residue to flee Kareah, and all the captains of the kcha qo. 7, s.
niah had done,
a 2 Kings 25. 25. ch.40.6,
1 2 Sam. 2
thaniah the son of Elishama, of the seed Nethaniah, and found him by 'the great
2 Then arose Ishmael the son of Ne- captains of the forces that were with him,
thaniah, and the ten men that were with then they were glad.
kam the son of Shaphan with the sword, carried away captive from Mizpah cast
3 Ishmael also slew all the Jews that 15 But Ishmael the son of Nethaniah
16 Then took Johanan the son of Ka-
the people whom he had recovered from 5 That there came certain from She- Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, from Miz
chem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, pah, after that he had slain Gedaliah the La 9:17. even fourscore men, having their beards son of Ahikam, even mighty men of war, 1. Isai. 15. 2: shaven, and their clothes rent, and having and the women, and the children, and
cut themselves, with offerings and incense the eunuchs, whom he had brought again 9 Kings 25.9. in their hand, to bring them to the house from Gibeon: 1 Sam. 1.7. of the LORD.
17 And they departed, and dwelt in 6 And Ishmael the son of Nethaniah the habitation of Chimham, which is by mea
. ig went forth from Mizpah to meet them, Beth-lehem, to go to enter into Egypt, + weeping all along as he went: and it 18 Because of the Chaldeans: for they came to pass, as he met them, he said were afraid of them, because Ishmael the unto them, Come to Gedaliah the son of son of Nethaniah had slain Gedaliah the Ahikam.
son of Ahikam, "whom the king of Baby7 And it was so, when they came into lon made governor in the land.
the midst of the city, that Ishmael the son
Jeremiah assureth him of safety in Judea,
Lord that which they meant not.
* and Johanan the son of Kareah,
and Jezaniah the son of Hoshaiah, and
it 'which Asa the king had made for phet, || Let, we beseech thee, our supplica- horretning by the side of fear of Baasha king of Israel: and Ish- tion be accepted before thee, and pray fall before t'i kings is. mael the son of Nethaniah filled it with for us unto the LORD thy God, even for all biser.is 1. 2 Chron. them that were slain.
this remnant; (for we are left but a few & 12.19 10 Then Ishmael carried away captive of many, as thine eyes do behold us :) all the residue of the people that were in 3 That the Lord thy God may shew
+ Heb. in
and of barley, and of oil, and of honey
2 ch.48 13. & 41.11
Or, rear Gedaliah. + Heb. by the hand, or,
18. Acts 20. 20.
* Deut. 17
+ Heb. testified against
Or, ye hare
Safety promised in Judea.
CHAP. XLIII. Jeremiah reproveth their hypocrisy. us a the way wherein we may walk, and, sojourn there; they shall die 'by the the thing that we may do.
sword, by the famine, and by the pesti- cir. 588 4 Then Jeremiah the prophet said lence: and none of them shall remain . ch. 24. 10. unto them, I have heard you; behold, I or escape from the evil that I will bring. Seech. 44. will pray unto the LORD your God ac- upon them.
cording to your words; and it shall come 18 For thus saith the Lord of hosts, 1 Kings 22. to pass, that whatsoever thing the Lord the God of Israel; As mine anger and my
shall answer you, I will declare it unto fury hath been poured forth upon the + cb. 7. 20. f 1 Sam. 3: you; I will 'keep nothing back from you. inhabitants of Jerusalem; so shall my
5 Then they said to Jeremiah, 5 The fury be poured forth upon you, when ye & Gen. 31. Lord be a true and faithful witness be- shall enter into Egypt: and "ve shall be ch.18. 16.
tween us, if we do not even according to an execration, and an astonishment, and 26. 6. & 29.
this place no more.
evil, we will obey the voice of the LORD you, O ye remnant of Judah; 'Go ye 6. Deut. 6. 3. our God, to whom we send thee; - that it not into Egypt: know certainly that I
may be well with us, when we obey the have tadmonished you this day.
20 For || ye dissembled in your hearts, you:
our God; and according unto all that the y ver. 2.
9 And said unto them, Thus saith the voice of the LORD your God, nor any
22 Now therefore know certainly that 10 If ye will still abide in this land, ʼye shall die by the sword, by the famine, Ezek:6.-11. ishlarini then ' will I build you, and not pull you and by the pestilence, in the place whi- Ora do go to
down, and I will plant you, and not pluck ther ye desire || to go and to sojourn. 3. . you up: for I * repent me of the evil that I have done unto you.
1 Johanan, discrediting Jeremiah's prophecy, u Be not afraid of the king of Baby carrieth Jeremiah and others into Egypt.
lon, of whom ye are afraid; be not afraid 8 Jeremiah prophesieth by a type the conIsai: 43.5. of him, saith the LORD: 'for I am with quest of Egypt by the Babylonians. you to save you, and to deliver you from
A , his hand.
remiah had made an end of speak12 And I will shew mercies unto you, ing unto all the people all the words of that he may have mercy upon you, and the LORD their God, for which the LORD cause you to return to your own land. their God had sent him to them, even all
13 But if "ye say, We will not dwell these words,
shaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah,
3 But Baruch the son of Neriah setteth
saith the Lord of hosts, the God of might put us to death, and carry us away Dewi Israel; If ye "wholly set ”your faces to captives into Babylon. enter into Egypt, and go to sojourn
4 So Johanan the son of Kareah, and there;
all the captains of the forces, and all the 16 Then it shall come to pass, that the people, obeyed not the voice of the LORD, q 옷 Ezek. 11. sword, ' which ye feared, shall overtake to dwell in the land of Judah.
you there in the land of Egypt, and the 5 But Johanan the son of Kareah, and + Heb. shall famine, whereof ye were afraid, † shall all the captains of the forces, took ball 1. ch.40.",
follow close after you there in Egypt; the remnant of Judah, that were returned
from all nations, whither they had been
Ps 106 45.
sch. 44. 16.
v, ch.4. 12, 13, 14 p Luke 51.
+ Heb. So ball all the
X ch. 44. 13& 46.13.
bch. 15 2. Wech, 11.9
Jeremiah predicts the conquest of Egypt. JEREMIAH.
Judah's desolation. and the king's daughters, "and every | ing them, saying, Oh, do not this abomin
person that Nebuzar-adan the captain of able thing that I hate.
miah the prophet, and Baruch the son of to burn no incense unto other gods.
6 Wherefore my fury and mine anger
for they obeyed not the voice of the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jee ch. 2. 16. & Lord: 'thus came they even to Tah- rusalem; and they are wasted and desoTanes, Isai. panhes.
late, as at this day.
9 Take great stones in thine hand, and Wherefore commit ye this great evil
8 In that ye "provoke me unto wrath 1.3 67. 10 And say unto them, Thus saith the with the works of your hands, burning Lord of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, incense unto other gods in the land of
I will send and take Nebuchadrezzar the Egypt, whither ye be gone to dwell, that ch.25.9. & king of Babylon, 'my servant, and will ye might cut yourselves off, and that ye Frek. 29. 18, set his throne upon these stones that I might be 'a curse and a reproach among
have hid; and he shall spread his royal all the nations of the earth?
9 Have ye forgotten the + wickedness Heb wic 11 % And when he cometh, he shall of your fathers, and the wickedness of the patisamienia
, smite the land of Egypt, and deliver kings of Judah, and the wickedness of n such as are for death to death; and such their wives, and your own wickedness, as are for captivity to captivity; and such and the wickedness of your wives, which as are for the sword to the sword. they have committed in the land of Ju
12 And I will kindle a fire in the houses dah, and in the streets of Jerusalem? i ch. 96. 25. of 'the gods of Egypt; and he shall burn 10 They are not thumbled even unto rile, si.
them, and carry them away captives: and this day, neither have they “feared, por 17.
hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, "I will les !
Egypt; and the houses of the gods of the 12 And I will take the remnant of Juhouse of the Egyptians shall he burn with fire. dah, that have set their faces to go into
the land of Egypt to sojourn there, and
they shall all be consumed, and fall in als
cerning all the Jews which dwell in reproach. : Exod.1the land of Egypt, which dwell at “Mig 13 ? For I will punish them that dwell 9 d. 3 I. 6 ch.43.7. dol, and at Tahpanhes, and at Noph, in the land of Egypt, as I have punished e Isai. 19.13. and in the country of Pathros, saying, Jerusalem, by the sword, by the famine,
2 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the and by the pestilence:
upon all the cities of Judah; and, behold, Egypt to sojourn there, shall escape or rea sh. 2.". this day they are da desolation, and no ain, that they should return into the man dwelleth therein,
land of Judah, to the which they have to Heb list 3 Because of their wickedness which a desire to return to dwell there: for sexl. they have committed to provoke me to 'none shall return but such as shall = re.
anger, in that they went to burn incense, escape Det;13.6. and to serve other gods, whom they knew 15 Then all the men which knew comnot, neither they, ye, nor your fathers. that their wives had burned incense unto
4 Howbeit ® I sent unto you all my ser- other gods, and all the women that stood vants the prophets, rising early and send- | by, a great multitude, even all the people
+ Hleb. sta
8 2 Chron.
2. & 25. +
26.5 % 27. 19.