New American Standard Bible
'I will also show you compassion, so that he will have compassion on you and restore you to your own soil.
King James Bible
And I will shew mercies unto you, that he may have mercy upon you, and cause you to return to your own land.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will grant mercies to you, that he may have mercy upon you, and cause you to return to your own land.
World English Bible
I will grant you mercy, that he may have mercy on you, and cause you to return to your own land.
Young's Literal Translation
And I give to you mercies, and he hath pitied you, and caused you to turn back unto your own ground.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Or, I will give you compassion before (i. e., obtain pity from) the king of Babylon, and "he shall have mercy upon you, and let you dwell upon your own soil."
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
"O Lord, I beseech You, may Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant and the prayer of Your servants who delight to revere Your name, and make Your servant successful today and grant him compassion before this man." Now I was the cupbearer to the king.
He also made them objects of compassion In the presence of all their captors.
When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
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