King James Version
Thus saith the LORD, This city shall surely be given into the hand of the king of Babylon's army, which shall take it.
Darby Bible Translation
Thus saith Jehovah: This city shall certainly be given into the hand of the king of Babylon's army, and he shall take it.
World English Bible
Thus says Yahweh, This city shall surely be given into the hand of the army of the king of Babylon, and he shall take it.
Young's Literal Translation
Thus said Jehovah: This city is certainly given into the hand of the force of the king of Babylon, and he hath captured it.'
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Thus saith the LORD, This city shall surely be given into the hand of the king of Babylon's army, which shall take it.Jeremiah 38:3 Parallel Commentaries
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Thus saith the LORD God of Israel; Behold, I will turn back the weapons of war that are in your hands, wherewith ye fight against the king of Babylon, and against the Chaldeans, which besiege you without the walls, and I will assemble them into the midst of this city.
For I have set my face against this city for evil, and not for good, saith the LORD: it shall be given into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall burn it with fire.
Know that thus saith the LORD of the king that sitteth upon the throne of David, and of all the people that dwelleth in this city, and of your brethren that are not gone forth with you into captivity;
For Zedekiah king of Judah had shut him up, saying, Wherefore dost thou prophesy, and say, Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall take it;
But if thou wilt not go forth to the king of Babylon's princes, then shall this city be given into the hand of the Chaldeans, and they shall burn it with fire, and thou shalt not escape out of their hand.
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