Jeremiah 16:2
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New International Version
"You must not marry and have sons or daughters in this place."

King James Bible
Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons or daughters in this place.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt not take thee a wife, and thou shalt not have sons nor daughters in this place.

World English Bible
You shall not take a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters, in this place.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou dost not take to thee a wife, Nor hast thou sons and daughters in this place.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Those shalt not take thee a wife - As it would be very inconvenient to have a family when the threatened desolations should come on the place. The reason is given in the following verses.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 19:14 And Lot went out, and spoke to his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place...

Matthew 24:19 And woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!

Luke 21:23 But woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land...

Luke 23:29 For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bore...

1 Corinthians 7:26,27 I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, I say, that it is good for a man so to be...

Some General Uses from this Useful Truth, that Christ is the Truth.
Having thus cleared up this truth, we should come to speak of the way of believers making use of him as the truth, in several cases wherein they will stand in need of him as the truth. But ere we come to the particulars, we shall first propose some general uses of this useful point. First. This point of truth serveth to discover unto us, the woful condition of such as are strangers to Christ the truth; and oh, if it were believed! For, 1. They are not yet delivered from that dreadful plague of
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Healing the Centurion's Servant.
(at Capernaum.) ^A Matt. VIII. 1, 5-13; ^C Luke VII. 1-10. ^c 1 After he had ended all his sayings in the ears of the people, ^a 1 And when he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. ^c he entered into Capernaum. [Jesus proceeded from the mountain to Capernaum, which was now his home, or headquarters. The multitudes which are now mentioned for the third time were not wearied by his sermon, and so continued to follow him. Their presence showed the popularity of Jesus, and also
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Jeremiah 16:1
Then the word of the LORD came to me:

Jeremiah 16:3
For this is what the LORD says about the sons and daughters born in this land and about the women who are their mothers and the men who are their fathers:

Jeremiah 29:6
Marry and have sons and daughters; find wives for your sons and give your daughters in marriage, so that they too may have sons and daughters. Increase in number there; do not decrease.

Lamentations 2:22
"As you summon to a feast day, so you summoned against me terrors on every side. In the day of the LORD's anger no one escaped or survived; those I cared for and reared my enemy has destroyed."

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