New American Standard Bible
Now the captain of the bodyguard had taken Jeremiah and said to him, "The LORD your God promised this calamity against this place;
King James Bible
And the captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said unto him, The LORD thy God hath pronounced this evil upon this place.
Darby Bible Translation
And the captain of the body-guard took Jeremiah, and said unto him, Jehovah thy God pronounced this evil upon this place,
World English Bible
The captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said to him, Yahweh your God pronounced this evil on this place;
Young's Literal Translation
And the chief of the executioners taketh Jeremiah, and saith unto him, 'Jehovah thy God hath spoken this evil concerning this place,
Jeremiah 40:2 Parallel
LibraryFlight into Egypt and Slaughter of the Bethlehem Children.
(Bethlehem and Road Thence to Egypt, b.c. 4.) ^A Matt. II. 13-18. ^a 13 Now when they were departed [The text favors the idea that the arrival and departure of the magi and the departure of Joseph for Egypt, all occurred in one night. If so, the people of Bethlehem knew nothing of these matters], behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise [this command calls for immediate departure] and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt [This land was ever the …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
'But if you do not obey Me and do not carry out all these commandments,
"But it shall come about, if you do not obey the LORD your God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes with which I charge you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:
"All the nations will say, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this land? Why this great outburst of anger?'
"Then My anger will be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them and hide My face from them, and they will be consumed, and many evils and troubles will come upon them; so that they will say in that day, 'Is it not because our God is not among us that these evils have come upon us?'
"The LORD saw this, and spurned them Because of the provocation of His sons and daughters.
"Many nations will pass by this city; and they will say to one another, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this great city?'
"Then they will answer, 'Because they forsook the covenant of the LORD their God and bowed down to other gods and served them.'"
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