New American Standard Bible
"Thus says the LORD, 'This city will certainly be given into the hand of the army of the king of Babylon and he will capture it.'"
King James 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.
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.'
Jeremiah 38:3 Parallel
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 says the LORD God of Israel, "Behold, I am about to turn back the weapons of war which are in your hands, with which you are warring against the king of Babylon and the Chaldeans who are besieging you outside the wall; and I will gather them into the center of this city.
"For I have set My face against this city for harm and not for good," declares the LORD. "It will be given into the hand of the king of Babylon and he will burn it with fire."'
for thus says the LORD concerning the king who sits on the throne of David, and concerning all the people who dwell in this city, your brothers who did not go with you into exile--
because Zedekiah king of Judah had shut him up, saying, "Why do you prophesy, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Behold, I am about to give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will take it;
'But if you will not go out to the officers of the king of Babylon, then this city will be given over to the hand of the Chaldeans; and they will burn it with fire, and you yourself will not escape from their hand.'"
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