Jeremiah 29:7
Good News Translation
Work for the good of the cities where I have made you go as prisoners. Pray to me on their behalf, because if they are prosperous, you will be prosperous too.

Contemporary English Version
Pray for peace in Babylonia and work hard to make it prosperous. The more successful that nation is, the better off you will be.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And seek the peace of the city, to which I have caused you to be carried away captives; and pray to the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall be your peace.

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And seek the peace of the city, to which I have caused you to be carried away captives; and pray to the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall be your peace.

seek.

Daniel 4:27 And the king answered, and said: Is not this the great Babylon, which I have built, to be the seat of the kingdom, by the strength of my power, and in the glory of my excellence?

Daniel 6:4,5 And the king thought to set him over all the kingdom; whereupon the princes, and the governors, sought to find occasion against Daniel, with regard to the king: and they could find no cause, nor suspicion, because he was faithful, and no fault, nor suspicion was found in him. . . .

Romans 13:1,5 Let every soul be subject to higher powers. For there is no power but from God: and those that are ordained of God. . . .

1 Peter 2:13-17 Be ye subject therefore to every human creature for God's sake: whether it be to the king as excelling, . . .

pray.

Ezra 6:10 And let them offer oblations to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his children.

Ezra 7:23 All that belongeth to the rites of the God of heaven, let it be given diligently in the house of the God of heaven: lest his wrath should be enkindled against the realm of the king, and of his sons.

Daniel 4:19 It is thou, O king, who art grown great, and become mighty: for thy greatness hath grown, and hath reached to heaven, and thy power unto the ends of the earth.

1 Timothy 2:1,2 I desire therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for all men: . . .

Context
Jeremiah's Letter to the Exiles
6Take ye wives, and beget sons and daughters: and take wives for your sons, and give your daughters to husbands, and let them bear sons and daughters: and be ye multiplied there, and be not few in number. 7And seek the peace of the city, to which I have caused you to be carried away captives; and pray to the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall be your peace.8For thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Let not your prophets that are in the midst of you, and your diviners deceive you: and give no heed to your dreams which you dream:…
Cross References
1 Timothy 2:1
I desire therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for all men:

1 Timothy 2:2
For kings and for all that are in high station: that we may lead a quiet and a peaceable life in all piety and chastity.

Ezra 6:10
And let them offer oblations to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his children.

Ezra 7:23
All that belongeth to the rites of the God of heaven, let it be given diligently in the house of the God of heaven: lest his wrath should be enkindled against the realm of the king, and of his sons.

Psalm 122:6
Pray ye for the things that are for the peace of Jerusalem: and abundance for them that love thee.

Jeremiah 38:4
And the princes said to the king. We beseech thee that this man may be put to death: for on purpose he weakeneth the hands of the men of war, that remain in this city, and the hands of the people, speaking to them according to these words: for this man seeketh not peace to this people, but evil.

Ezekiel 11:16
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Because I have removed them far off among the Gentiles, and because I have scattered them among the countries: I will be to them a little sanctuary in the countries whither they are come.

Daniel 4:19
It is thou, O king, who art grown great, and become mighty: for thy greatness hath grown, and hath reached to heaven, and thy power unto the ends of the earth.

Daniel 4:27
And the king answered, and said: Is not this the great Babylon, which I have built, to be the seat of the kingdom, by the strength of my power, and in the glory of my excellence?

Daniel 6:4
And the king thought to set him over all the kingdom; whereupon the princes, and the governors, sought to find occasion against Daniel, with regard to the king: and they could find no cause, nor suspicion, because he was faithful, and no fault, nor suspicion was found in him.

Daniel 6:5
Then these men said: We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, unless perhaps concerning the law of his God.

Additional Translations
Seek the prosperity of the city to which I have sent you as exiles. Pray to the LORD on its behalf, for if it prospers, you too will prosper.’And seek the peace of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray to the LORD for it: for in the peace thereof shall you have peace.

And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray unto Jehovah for it; for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.

And seek the peace of the land into which I have carried you captive, and ye shall pray to the Lord for the people: for in its peace ye shall have peace.

And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray unto Jehovah for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.

And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray unto the LORD for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.

And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray to the LORD for it: for in the peace of it ye shall have peace.

Seek the peace of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray to Yahweh for it; for in its peace you shall have peace.

And seek the peace of the city whither I have removed you, and pray for it unto Jehovah, for in its peace ye have peace.
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