New Living Translation
"See that he isn't hurt," he said. "Look after him well, and give him anything he wants."
King James Bible
Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do unto him even as he shall say unto thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Take him, and keep an eye upon him, and do him no harm; but do unto him even as he shall say unto thee.
World English Bible
Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do to him even as he shall tell you.
Young's Literal Translation
'Take him, and place thine eyes upon him, and do no evil thing to him, but as he speaketh unto thee, so do with him.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
39:12 Take him - It is probable, that Nebuchadnezzar had been informed, Jeremiah had constantly told the king, that the Chaldeans should take the city, and as steadily persuaded both the king and princes to surrender it to them.
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
1 Peter 3:13
Now, who will want to harm you if you are eager to do good?
Yet he did not let anyone oppress them. He warned kings on their behalf:
"Do not touch my chosen people, and do not hurt my prophets."
When people's lives please the LORD, even their enemies are at peace with them.
The king's heart is like a stream of water directed by the LORD; he guides it wherever he pleases.
Yes, I will certainly keep you safe from these wicked men. I will rescue you from their cruel hands."
So Nebuzaradan, the captain of the guard; Nebushazban, a chief officer; Nergal-sharezer, the king's adviser; and the other officers of Babylon's king
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