Jeremiah 39:12
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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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Wesley'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.

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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

Cross References
1 Peter 3:13
Now, who will want to harm you if you are eager to do good?

Psalm 105:14
Yet he did not let anyone oppress them. He warned kings on their behalf:

Psalm 105:15
"Do not touch my chosen people, and do not hurt my prophets."

Proverbs 16:7
When people's lives please the LORD, even their enemies are at peace with them.

Proverbs 21:1
The king's heart is like a stream of water directed by the LORD; he guides it wherever he pleases.

Jeremiah 15:21
Yes, I will certainly keep you safe from these wicked men. I will rescue you from their cruel hands."

Jeremiah 39:13
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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