New International Version
He said to them, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your petition, says:
King James Bible
And said unto them, Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, unto whom ye sent me to present your supplication before him;
Darby Bible Translation
and said unto them, Thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel, to whom ye sent me to present your supplication before him:
World English Bible
and said to them, Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your supplication before him:
Young's Literal Translation
and he saith unto them, 'Thus said Jehovah, God of Israel, unto whom ye sent me, to cause your supplication to fall before Him:
Jeremiah 42:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
After ten days - All this time he was waiting upon God; for it is evident the prophets could not prophesy when they pleased, any more than the disciples of our Lord could work miracles when they wished. The gift of prophecy and the gift of miracles were both dependent on the will of the Most High, and each of them was given only for the moment; and when the necessity was over, the influence ceased.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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LibraryJeremiah, a Lesson for the Disappointed.
"Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the Lord."--Jeremiah i. 8. The Prophets were ever ungratefully treated by the Israelites, they were resisted, their warnings neglected, their good services forgotten. But there was this difference between the earlier and the later Prophets; the earlier lived and died in honour among their people,--in outward honour; though hated and thwarted by the wicked, they were exalted to high places, and ruled in the congregation. …
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII
2 Kings 19:4
It may be that the LORD your God will hear all the words of the field commander, whom his master, the king of Assyria, has sent to ridicule the living God, and that he will rebuke him for the words the LORD your God has heard. Therefore pray for the remnant that still survives."
2 Kings 19:6
Isaiah said to them, "Tell your master, 'This is what the LORD says: Do not be afraid of what you have heard--those words with which the underlings of the king of Assyria have blasphemed me.
2 Kings 22:15
She said to them, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: Tell the man who sent you to me,
So he called together Johanan son of Kareah and all the army officers who were with him and all the people from the least to the greatest.
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