Jeremiah 38:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7650 [e]וַיִּשָּׁבַ֞ע
way-yiš-šā-ḇa‘
So sworeConj-w | V-Nifal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֧לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ
the kingArt | N-ms
6667 [e]צִדְקִיָּ֛הוּ
ṣiḏ-qî-yā-hū
ZedekiahN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶֽל־
’el-
toPrep
3414 [e]יִרְמְיָ֖הוּ
yir-mə-yā-hū
JeremiahN-proper-ms
5643 [e]בַּסֵּ֣תֶר
bas-sê-ṯer
secretlyPrep-b, Art | N-ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֑ר
lê-mōr;
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
2416 [e]חַי־
ḥay-
[As] livesN-ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֞ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
853 [e][את]
[’eṯ
-DirObjM
 
ḵ]
 
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר֩
’ă-šer
not whoAdv-NegPrt
6213 [e]עָשָׂה־
‘ā-śāh-
madeV-Qal-Perf-3ms
  לָ֨נוּ
lā-nū
ourPrep | 1cp
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
5315 [e]הַנֶּ֤פֶשׁ
han-ne-p̄eš
soulArt | N-fs
2063 [e]הַזֹּאת֙
haz-zōṯ
thisArt | Pro-fs
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
notConj
4191 [e]אֲמִיתֶ֔ךָ
’ă-mî-ṯe-ḵā,
I will put you to deathV-Hifil-Imperf-1cs | 2ms
518 [e]וְאִם־
wə-’im-
norConj-w | Conj
5414 [e]אֶתֶּנְךָ֗
’et-ten-ḵā,
will I give youV-Qal-Imperf-1cs | 2ms
3027 [e]בְּיַד֙
bə-yaḏ
into the handPrep-b | N-fsc
376 [e]הָאֲנָשִׁ֣ים
hā-’ă-nā-šîm
of menArt | N-mp
428 [e]הָאֵ֔לֶּה
hā-’êl-leh,
theseArt | Pro-cp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֥ר
’ă-šer
whoPro-r
1245 [e]מְבַקְשִׁ֖ים
mə-ḇaq-šîm
seekV-Piel-Prtcpl-mp
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
5315 [e]נַפְשֶֽׁךָ׃
nap̄-še-ḵā.
your lifeN-fsc | 2ms
  ס
s
-Punc









Hebrew Texts
ירמיה 38:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּשָּׁבַ֞ע הַמֶּ֧לֶךְ צִדְקִיָּ֛הוּ אֶֽל־יִרְמְיָ֖הוּ בַּסֵּ֣תֶר לֵאמֹ֑ר חַי־יְהוָ֞ה [אֶת כ] אֲשֶׁר֩ עָשָׂה־לָ֨נוּ אֶת־הַנֶּ֤פֶשׁ הַזֹּאת֙ אִם־אֲמִיתֶ֔ךָ וְאִם־אֶתֶּנְךָ֗ בְּיַד֙ הָאֲנָשִׁ֣ים הָאֵ֔לֶּה אֲשֶׁ֥ר מְבַקְשִׁ֖ים אֶת־נַפְשֶֽׁךָ׃ ס

ירמיה 38:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וישבע המלך צדקיהו אל־ירמיהו בסתר לאמר חי־יהוה [את כ] אשר עשה־לנו את־הנפש הזאת אם־אמיתך ואם־אתנך ביד האנשים האלה אשר מבקשים את־נפשך׃ ס

ירמיה 38:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וישבע המלך צדקיהו אל־ירמיהו בסתר לאמר חי־יהוה [את כ] אשר עשה־לנו את־הנפש הזאת אם־אמיתך ואם־אתנך ביד האנשים האלה אשר מבקשים את־נפשך׃ ס

ירמיה 38:16 Hebrew Bible
וישבע המלך צדקיהו אל ירמיהו בסתר לאמר חי יהוה את אשר עשה לנו את הנפש הזאת אם אמיתך ואם אתנך ביד האנשים האלה אשר מבקשים את נפשך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But King Zedekiah swore to Jeremiah in secret saying, "As the LORD lives, who made this life for us, surely I will not put you to death nor will I give you over to the hand of these men who are seeking your life."

King James Bible
So Zedekiah the king sware secretly unto Jeremiah, saying, As the LORD liveth, that made us this soul, I will not put thee to death, neither will I give thee into the hand of these men that seek thy life.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
King Zedekiah swore to Jeremiah in private, "As the LORD lives, who has given us this life, I will not kill you or hand you over to these men who want to take your life."
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