New International Version
And this is what the LORD says: 'This city will certainly be given into the hands of the army of the king of Babylon, who will capture it.'"
King James Bible
Thus saith the LORD, This city shall surely be given into the hand of the king of Babylon's army, which shall take it.
Darby Bible Translation
Thus saith Jehovah: This city shall certainly be given into the hand of the king of Babylon's army, and he shall take it.
World English Bible
Thus says Yahweh, This city shall surely be given into the hand of the army of the king of Babylon, and he shall take it.
Young's Literal Translation
Thus said Jehovah: This city is certainly given into the hand of the force of the king of Babylon, and he hath captured it.'
Jeremiah 38:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This city shall surely be given - This was a testimony that be constantly bore: he had the authority of God for it. He knew it was true, and he never wavered nor equivocated.
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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.
I have determined to do this city harm and not good, declares the LORD. It will be given into the hands of the king of Babylon, and he will destroy it with fire.'
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--
Now Zedekiah king of Judah had imprisoned him there, saying, "Why do you prophesy as you do? You say, 'This is what the LORD says: I am about to give this city into the hands of the king of Babylon, and he will capture it.
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.'"
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