New American Standard Bible
"You shall also say to this people, 'Thus says the LORD, "Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.
King James Bible
And unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.
Darby Bible Translation
And unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.
World English Bible
To this people you shall say, Thus says Yahweh: Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.
Young's Literal Translation
And unto this people thou dost say, Thus said Jehovah: Lo, I am setting before you the way of life, And the way of death!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Compare the marginal reference; but here the alternative is a life saved by desertion to the enemy, or a death by famine, pestilence, and the sword within the walls.
"See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, and death and adversity;
"I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,
In the way of righteousness is life, And in its pathway there is no death.
"If you consent and obey, You will eat the best of the land;
"But if you refuse and rebel, You will be devoured by the sword." Truly, the mouth of the LORD has spoken.
Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, "Thus says the LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, 'If you will indeed go out to the officers of the king of Babylon, then you will live, this city will not be burned with fire, and you and your household will survive.
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