Jeremiah 38:2
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"This is what the LORD says: 'Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague, but whoever goes over to the Babylonians will live. They will escape with their lives; they will live.'

King James Bible
Thus saith the LORD, He that remaineth in this city shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that goeth forth to the Chaldeans shall live; for he shall have his life for a prey, and shall live.

Darby Bible Translation
Thus saith Jehovah: He that remaineth in this city shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence; but he that goeth forth to the Chaldeans shall live; and he shall have his life for a prey, and shall live.

World English Bible
Thus says Yahweh, He who remains in this city shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence; but he who goes forth to the Chaldeans shall live, and his life shall be to him for a prey, and he shall live.

Young's Literal Translation
'Thus said Jehovah: He who is remaining in this city dieth, by sword, by famine, and by pestilence, and he who is going forth unto the Chaldeans liveth, and his soul hath been to him for a prey, and he liveth.

Jeremiah 38:2 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Then Shephatiah - This was the faction - what Dahler terms the Antitheocratic faction - who were enemies to Jeremiah, and sought his life.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He.

Jeremiah 38:17-23 Then said Jeremiah to Zedekiah, Thus said the LORD, the God of hosts, the God of Israel...

Jeremiah 21:8,9 And to this people you shall say, Thus said the LORD; Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death...

Jeremiah 24:8 And as the evil figs, which cannot be eaten, they are so evil; surely thus said the LORD, So will I give Zedekiah the king of Judah...

Jeremiah 27:13 Why will you die, you and your people, by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence...

Jeremiah 29:18 And I will persecute them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence...

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

Jeremiah 42:17,22 So shall it be with all the men that set their faces to go into Egypt to sojourn there; they shall die by the sword, by the famine...

Jeremiah 44:13 For I will punish them that dwell in the land of Egypt, as I have punished Jerusalem, by the sword, by the famine...

Ezekiel 5:12-17 A third part of you shall die with the pestilence, and with famine shall they be consumed in the middle of you...

Ezekiel 6:11 Thus said the Lord GOD; Smite with your hand, and stamp with your foot, and say...

Ezekiel 7:15 The sword is without, and the pestilence and the famine within: he that is in the field shall die with the sword...

Ezekiel 14:21 For thus said the Lord GOD; How much more when I send my four sore judgments on Jerusalem, the sword, and the famine...

Matthew 24:7,8 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes...

Revelation 6:4-8 And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth...

shall have.

Jeremiah 21:9 He that stays in this city shall die by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that goes out...

Jeremiah 39:18 For I will surely deliver you, and you shall not fall by the sword, but your life shall be for a prey to you...

Jeremiah 45:5 And seek you great things for yourself? seek them not: for, behold, I will bring evil on all flesh, said the LORD...

Library
The Life of Mr. James Mitchel.
Mr. James Mitchel[152] was educated at the university of Edinburgh, and was, with some other of his fellow-students, made master of arts anno 1656. Mr. Robert Leighton (afterwards bishop Leighton), being then principal of that college, before the degree was conferred upon them, tendered to them the national and solemn league and covenant; which covenants, upon mature deliberation, he took, finding nothing in them but a short compend of the moral law, binding to our duty towards God and towards
John Howie—Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)

Cross References
Jeremiah 21:4
This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: I am about to turn against you the weapons of war that are in your hands, which you are using to fight the king of Babylon and the Babylonians who are outside the wall besieging you. And I will gather them inside this city.

Jeremiah 21:9
Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague. But whoever goes out and surrenders to the Babylonians who are besieging you will live; they will escape with their lives.

Jeremiah 27:11
But if any nation will bow its neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon and serve him, I will let that nation remain in its own land to till it and to live there, declares the LORD."'"

Jeremiah 29:16
but this is what the LORD says about the king who sits on David's throne and all the people who remain in this city, your fellow citizens who did not go with you into exile--

Jeremiah 34:17
"Therefore this is what the LORD says: You have not obeyed me; you have not proclaimed freedom to your own people. So I now proclaim 'freedom' for you, declares the LORD--'freedom' to fall by the sword, plague and famine. I will make you abhorrent to all the kingdoms of the earth.

Jeremiah 38:17
Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, "This is what the LORD God Almighty, the God of Israel, says: 'If you surrender to the officers of the king of Babylon, your life will be spared and this city will not be burned down; you and your family will live.

Jeremiah 39:18
I will save you; you will not fall by the sword but will escape with your life, because you trust in me, declares the LORD.'"

Jump to Previous
Alive Attackers Babylonians Booty Chaldaeans Chaldeans Chalde'ans City Death Die Dieth Disease Escape Famine Food Forth Goes Live Need Pestilence Plague Power Prey Prize Remaining Soul Stays Sword War
Jump to Next
Alive Attackers Babylonians Booty Chaldaeans Chaldeans Chalde'ans City Death Die Dieth Disease Escape Famine Food Forth Goes Live Need Pestilence Plague Power Prey Prize Remaining Soul Stays Sword War
Links
Jeremiah 38:2 NIV
Jeremiah 38:2 NLT
Jeremiah 38:2 ESV
Jeremiah 38:2 NASB
Jeremiah 38:2 KJV

Jeremiah 38:2 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 38:2 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 38:2 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 38:2 French Bible
Jeremiah 38:2 German Bible

Jeremiah 38:2 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Jeremiah 38:1
Top of Page
Top of Page