Jeremiah 24:8
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New International Version
"'But like the bad figs, which are so bad they cannot be eaten,' says the LORD, 'so will I deal with Zedekiah king of Judah, his officials and the survivors from Jerusalem, whether they remain in this land or live in Egypt.

King James Bible
And as the evil figs, which cannot be eaten, they are so evil; surely thus saith the LORD, So will I give Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the residue of Jerusalem, that remain in this land, and them that dwell in the land of Egypt:

Darby Bible Translation
And as the bad figs, which cannot be eaten for badness, surely, thus saith Jehovah: So will I make Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the remnant of Jerusalem, that remain in this land, and them that dwell in the land of Egypt.

World English Bible
As the bad figs, which can't be eaten, they are so bad, surely thus says Yahweh, So will I give up Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the residue of Jerusalem, who remain in this land, and those who dwell in the land of Egypt,

Young's Literal Translation
And like the bad figs, that are not eaten for badness, Surely thus said Jehovah: So do I make Zedekiah king of Judah, And his heads, and the remnant of Jerusalem, Who are left in this land, And who are dwelling in the land of Egypt,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

So will I give Zedekiah - I will treat these as they deserve. They shall be carried into captivity, and scattered through all nations. Multitudes of those never returned to Judea; the others returned at the end of seventy years.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

as. See on ver.

Jeremiah 24:2,5 One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are first ripe: and the other basket had very naughty figs...

Jeremiah 29:16-18 Know that thus said the LORD of the king that sits on the throne of David, and of all the people that dwells in this city...

so will.

Jeremiah 21:10 For I have set my face against this city for evil, and not for good, said the LORD...

Jeremiah 32:28,29 Therefore thus said the LORD; Behold, I will give this city into the hand of the Chaldeans...

Jeremiah 34:17-22 Therefore thus said the LORD; You have not listened to me, in proclaiming liberty, every one to his brother...

Jeremiah 37:10,17 For though you had smitten the whole army of the Chaldeans that fight against you, and there remained but wounded men among them...

Jeremiah 38:18-23 But if you will not go forth to the king of Babylon's princes, then shall this city be given into the hand of the Chaldeans...

Jeremiah 39:2-9 And in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, the ninth day of the month, the city was broken up...

Jeremiah 52:2-11 And he did that which was evil in the eyes of the LORD, according to all that Jehoiakim had done...

Ezekiel 12:12-16 And the prince that is among them shall bear on his shoulder in the twilight, and shall go forth...

Ezekiel 17:11-21 Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying...

and them.

Jeremiah 43:1 And it came to pass, that when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking to all the people all the words of the LORD their God...

Jeremiah 44:1 The word that came to Jeremiah concerning all the Jews which dwell in the land of Egypt, which dwell at Migdol, and at Tahpanhes...

Library
The Worst Things Work for Good to the Godly
DO not mistake me, I do not say that of their own nature the worst things are good, for they are a fruit of the curse; but though they are naturally evil, yet the wise overruling hand of God disposing and sanctifying them, they are morally good. As the elements, though of contrary qualities, yet God has so tempered them, that they all work in a harmonious manner for the good of the universe. Or as in a watch, the wheels seem to move contrary one to another, but all carry on the motions of the watch:
Thomas Watson—A Divine Cordial

Seasonable Counsel: Or, Advice to Sufferers.
BY JOHN BUNYAN. London: Printed for Benjamin Alsop, at the Angel and Bible in the Poultry, 1684. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. THIS valuable treatise was first published in a pocket volume in 1684, and has only been reprinted in Whitfield's edition of Bunyan's works, 2 vols. folio, 1767. No man could have been better qualified to give advice to sufferers for righteousness' sake, than John Bunyan: and this work is exclusively devoted to that object. Shut up in a noisome jail, under the iron hand of
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Jeremiah 29:17
yes, this is what the LORD Almighty says: "I will send the sword, famine and plague against them and I will make them like figs that are so bad they cannot be eaten.

Jeremiah 37:17
Then King Zedekiah sent for him and had him brought to the palace, where he asked him privately, "Is there any word from the LORD?" "Yes," Jeremiah replied, "you will be delivered into the hands of the king of Babylon."

Jeremiah 38:18
But if you will not surrender to the officers of the king of Babylon, this city will be given into the hands of the Babylonians and they will burn it down; you yourself will not escape from them.'"

Jeremiah 39:5
But the Babylonian army pursued them and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho. They captured him and took him to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, where he pronounced sentence on him.

Jeremiah 39:6
There at Riblah the king of Babylon slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes and also killed all the nobles of Judah.

Jeremiah 39:9
Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard carried into exile to Babylon the people who remained in the city, along with those who had gone over to him, and the rest of the people.

Jeremiah 44:1
This word came to Jeremiah concerning all the Jews living in Lower Egypt--in Migdol, Tahpanhes and Memphis--and in Upper Egypt:

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