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Jeremiah 39

The Book of the Prophet Jeremiah

Chapter 40

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Modern Hebrew
הדבר אשר־היה
אל־ירמיהו מאת
יהוה אחר שלח אתו
נבוזראדן רב־טבחים
מן־הרמה בקחתו אתו
והוא־אסור באזקים
בתוך כל־גלות
ירושלם ויהודה
המגלים בבלה׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
40:1 HDBUr 'aShUr-HYH 'aL-YUrMYHV M'aTh YHVH 'aChUr ShLCh 'aThV NBVZUr'aDN UrB-TBChYM MN-HUrMH BQChThV 'aThV VHV'a-'aSVUr B'aZQYM BThVK KL-GLVTh YUrVShLM VYHVDH HMGLYM BBLH.

Latin Vulgate
40:1 sermo qui factus est ad Hieremiam a Domino postquam dimissus est a Nabuzardan magistro militiae de Rama quando tulit eum vinctum catenis in medio omnium qui migrabant de Hierusalem et Iuda et ducebantur in Babylonem

King James Version
40:1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, after that Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had let him go from Ramah, when he had taken him being bound in chains among all that were carried away captive of Jerusalem and Judah, which were carried away captive unto Babylon.

American Standard Version
40:1 The word which came to Jeremiah from Jehovah, after that Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had let him go from Ramah, when he had taken him being bound in chains among all the captives of Jerusalem and Judah, that were carried away captive unto Babylon.

Bible in Basic English
40:1 The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord, after Nebuzaradan, the captain of the armed men, had let him go from Ramah, when he had taken him; for he had been put in chains, among all the prisoners of Jerusalem and Judah who were taken away prisoners to Babylon.

Darby's English Translation
40:1 The word that came to Jeremiah from Jehovah, after that Nebuzar-adan the captain of the body-guard had let him go from Ramah, when he had taken him, being bound in chains, among all the captivity of Jerusalem and Judah, that were carried away captive to Babylon.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:1 The word that came to Jeremias from the Lord, after that Nabuzardan the general had let him go from Rama, when he had taken him, being bound with chains, among all them that were carried away from Jerusalem and Juda, and were carried to Babylon.

Noah Webster Bible
40:1 The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, after that Nebuzar-adan the captain of the guard had let him go from Ramah, when he had taken him being bound in chains among all that were carried away captive of Jerusalem and Judah, who were carried away captive to Babylon.

World English Bible
40:1 The word which came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, after that Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had let him go from Ramah, when he had taken him being bound in chains among all the captives of Jerusalem and Judah, who were carried away captive to Babylon.

Young's Literal Translation
40:1 The word that hath been unto Jeremiah from Jehovah, after Nebuzar-Adan, chief of the executioners, hath sent him from Ramah, in his taking him -- and he a prisoner in chains -- in the midst of all the removal of Jerusalem and of Judah, who are removed to Babylon.

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Modern Hebrew
ויקח רב־טבחים
לירמיהו ויאמר
אליו יהוה אלהיך
דבר את־הרעה הזאת
אל־המקום הזה׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
40:2 VYQCh UrB-TBChYM LYUrMYHV VY'aMUr 'aLYV YHVH 'aLHYK DBUr 'aTh-HUr'yH HZ'aTh 'aL-HMQVM HZH.

Latin Vulgate
40:2 tollens ergo princeps militiae Hieremiam dixit ad eum Dominus Deus tuus locutus est malum hoc super locum istum

King James Version
40:2 And the captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said unto him, The LORD thy God hath pronounced this evil upon this place.

American Standard Version
40:2 And the captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said unto him, Jehovah thy God pronounced this evil upon this place;

Bible in Basic English
40:2 And the captain of the armed men took Jeremiah and said to him, The Lord your God gave word of the evil which was to come on this place:

Darby's English Translation
40:2 And the captain of the body-guard took Jeremiah, and said unto him, Jehovah thy God pronounced this evil upon this place,

Douay Rheims Bible
40:2 And the general of the army taking Jeremias, said to him: The Lord thy God hath pronounced this evil upon this place,

Noah Webster Bible
40:2 And the captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said to him, The LORD thy God hath pronounced this evil upon this place.

World English Bible
40:2 The captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said to him, Yahweh your God pronounced this evil on this place;

Young's Literal Translation
40:2 And the chief of the executioners taketh Jeremiah, and saith unto him, `Jehovah thy God hath spoken this evil concerning this place,

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Modern Hebrew
ויבא ויעש יהוה
כאשר דבר כי־חטאתם
ליהוה ולא־שמעתם
בקולו והיה לכם
דבר הזה׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
40:3 VYB'a VY'ySh YHVH K'aShUr DBUr KY-ChT'aThM LYHVH VL'a-ShM'yThM BQVLV VHYH LKM DBUr HZH.

Latin Vulgate
40:3 et adduxit et fecit Dominus sicut locutus est quia peccastis Domino et non audistis vocem eius et factus est vobis sermo hic

King James Version
40:3 Now the LORD hath brought it, and done according as he hath said: because ye have sinned against the LORD, and have not obeyed his voice, therefore this thing is come upon you.

American Standard Version
40:3 and Jehovah hath brought it, and done according as he spake: because ye have sinned against Jehovah, and have not obeyed his voice, therefore this thing is come upon you.

Bible in Basic English
40:3 *** and the Lord has made it come, and has done as he said; because of your sin against the Lord in not giving ear to his voice; and that is why this thing has come on you.

Darby's English Translation
40:3 and Jehovah hath brought it about and done according as he said; for ye have sinned against Jehovah, and have not hearkened unto his voice, therefore this thing is come upon you.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:3 And he hath brought it : and the Lord hath done as he hath said: because you have sinned against the Lord, and have not hearkened to his voice, and this word is come upon you.

Noah Webster Bible
40:3 Now the LORD hath brought it, and done according as he hath said: because ye have sinned against the LORD, and have not obeyed his voice, therefore this thing is come upon you.

World English Bible
40:3 and Yahweh has brought it, and done according as he spoke: because you have sinned against Yahweh, and have not obeyed his voice, therefore this thing is come on you.

Young's Literal Translation
40:3 and Jehovah bringeth it in, and doth as He spake, because ye have sinned against Jehovah, and have not hearkened to His voice, even this thing hath been to you.

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Modern Hebrew
ועתה הנה פתחתיך
היום מן־האזקים
אשר על־ידך אם־טוב
בעיניך לבוא אתי
בבל בא ואשים
את־עיני עליך
ואם־רע בעיניך
לבוא־אתי בבל חדל
ראה כל־הארץ לפניך
אל־טוב ואל־הישר
בעיניך ללכת שמה
לך׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
40:4 V'yThH HNH PhThChThYK HYVM MN-H'aZQYM 'aShUr 'yL-YDK 'aM-TVB B'yYNYK LBV'a 'aThY BBL B'a V'aShYM 'aTh-'yYNY 'yLYK V'aM-Ur'y B'yYNYK LBV'a-'aThY BBL ChDL Ur'aH KL-H'aUrTSh LPhNYK 'aL-TVB V'aL-HYShUr B'yYNYK LLKTh ShMH LK.

Latin Vulgate
40:4 nunc ergo ecce solvi te hodie de catenis quae sunt in manibus tuis si placet tibi ut venias mecum in Babylonem veni et ponam oculos meos super te si autem displicet tibi venire mecum in Babylonem reside ecce omnis terra in conspectu tuo quod elegeris et quo placuerit tibi ut vadas illuc perge

King James Version
40:4 And now, behold, I loose thee this day from the chains which were upon thine hand. If it seem good unto thee to come with me into Babylon, come; and I will look well unto thee: but if it seem ill unto thee to come with me into Babylon, forbear: behold, all the land is before thee: whither it seemeth good and convenient for thee to go, thither go.

American Standard Version
40:4 And now, behold, I loose thee this day from the chains which are upon thy hand. If it seem good unto thee to come with me into Babylon, come, and I will look well unto thee; but if it seem ill unto thee to come with me into Babylon, forbear: behold, all the land is before thee; whither it seemeth good and right unto thee to go, thither go.

Bible in Basic English
40:4 Now see, this day I am freeing you from the chains which are on your hands. If it seems good to you to come with me to Babylon, then come, and I will keep an eye on you; but if it does not seem good to you to come with me to Babylon, then do not come: see, all the land is before you; if it seems good and right to you to go on living in the land,

Darby's English Translation
40:4 And now, behold, I loose thee this day from the chains that are upon thy hand. If it seem good in thy sight to come with me to Babylon, come, and I will keep mine eye upon thee; but if it seem ill unto thee to come with me to Babylon, forbear. See, all the land is before thee: whither it seemeth good and right in thy sight to go, thither go.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:4 Now then behold I have loosed thee this day from the chains which were upon thy hands: if it please thee to come with me to Babylon, come : and I will set my eyes upon thee: but if it do not please thee to come with me to Babylon, stay here: behold all the land is before thee, as thou shalt choose, and whither it shall please thee to go, thither go.

Noah Webster Bible
40:4 And now, behold, I loose thee this day from the chains which were upon thy hand. If it seemeth good to thee to come with me into Babylon, come; and I will look well to thee: but if it seemeth ill to thee to come with me into Babylon, forbear: behold, all the land is before thee: whither it seemeth good and convenient for thee to go, thither go.

World English Bible
40:4 Now, behold, I loose you this day from the chains which are on your hand. If it seem good to you to come with me into Babylon, come, and I will look well to you; but if it seem ill to you to come with me into Babylon, forbear: behold, all the land is before you; where it seems good and right to you to go, there go.

Young's Literal Translation
40:4 `And now, lo, I have loosed thee to-day from the chains that are on thy hand; if good in thine eyes to come with me to Babylon, come, and I keep mine eye upon thee: and if evil in thine eyes to come with me to Babylon, forbear; see, all the land is before thee, whither it be good, and whither it be right in thine eyes to go -- go.` --

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Modern Hebrew
ועודנו לא־ישוב
ושבה אל־גדליה
בן־אחיקם בן־שפן
אשר הפקיד מלך־
בבל בערי יהודה
ושב אתו בתוך העם
או אל־כל־הישר
בעיניך ללכת לך
ויתן־לו רב־טבחים
ארחה ומשאת
וישלחהו׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
40:5 V'yVDNV L'a-YShVB VShBH 'aL-GDLYH BN-'aChYQM BN-ShPhN 'aShUr HPhQYD MLK- BBL B'yUrY YHVDH VShB 'aThV BThVK H'yM 'aV 'aL-KL-HYShUr B'yYNYK LLKTh LK VYThN-LV UrB-TBChYM 'aUrChH VMSh'aTh VYShLChHV.

Latin Vulgate
40:5 et mecum noli venire sed habita apud Godoliam filium Ahicam filii Saphan quem praeposuit rex Babylonis civitatibus Iudaeae habita ergo cum eo in medio populi vel quocumque placuerit tibi ut vadas vade dedit quoque ei magister militiae cibaria et munuscula et dimisit eum

King James Version
40:5 Now while he was not yet gone back, he said, Go back also to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon hath made governor over the cities of Judah, and dwell with him among the people: or go wheresoever it seemeth convenient unto thee to go. So the captain of the guard gave him victuals and a reward, and let him go.

American Standard Version
40:5 Now while he was not yet gone back, Go back then, said he, to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon hath made governor over the cities of Judah, and dwell with him among the people; or go wheresoever it seemeth right unto thee to go. So the captain of the guard gave him victuals and a present, and let him go.

Bible in Basic English
40:5 Then go back to Gedaliah, the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon has made ruler over the towns of Judah, and make your living-place with him among the people; or go wherever it seems right to you to go. So the captain of the armed men gave him food and some money and let him go.

Darby's English Translation
40:5 And while he had not yet given answer; he said, Yea, go back to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon hath appointed over the cities of Judah, and abide with him in the midst of the people; or go wheresoever it seemeth right in thy sight to go. And the captain of the body-guard gave him provisions and a present, and let him go.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:5 And come not with me: but dwell with Godolias the son of Ahicam the son of Saphan, whom the king of Babylon hath made governor over the cities of Juda: dwell therefore with him in the midst of the people: or whithersoever it shall please thee to go, go. And the general of the army gave him victuals and presents, and let him go.

Noah Webster Bible
40:5 Now while he had not yet gone back, he said, Go back also to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon had made governor over the cities of Judah, and dwell with him among the people: or go wherever it seemeth convenient to thee to go. So the captain of the guard gave him provisions and a reward, and let him go.

World English Bible
40:5 Now while he was not yet gone back, Go back then, said he, to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon has made governor over the cities of Judah, and dwell with him among the people; or go wherever it seems right to you to go. So the captain of the guard gave him victuals and a present, and let him go.

Young's Literal Translation
40:5 and while he doth not reply -- `Or turn back unto Gedaliah son of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon hath appointed over the cities of Judah, and dwell with him in the midst of the people, or whithersoever it is right in thine eyes to go -- go.` And the chief of the executioners giveth to him for the way, and a gift, and sendeth him away,

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Modern Hebrew
ויבא ירמיהו
אל־גדליה בן־אחיקם
המצפתה וישב אתו
בתוך העם הנשארים
בארץ׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
40:6 VYB'a YUrMYHV 'aL-GDLYH BN-'aChYQM HMTShPhThH VYShB 'aThV BThVK H'yM HNSh'aUrYM B'aUrTSh.

Latin Vulgate
40:6 venit autem Hieremias ad Godoliam filium Ahicam in Masphat et habitavit cum eo in medio populi qui relictus fuerat in terra

King James Version
40:6 Then went Jeremiah unto Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah; and dwelt with him among the people that were left in the land.

American Standard Version
40:6 Then went Jeremiah unto Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah, and dwelt with him among the people that were left in the land.

Bible in Basic English
40:6 So Jeremiah went to Gedaliah, the son of Ahikam, in Mizpah, and was living with him among the people who were still in the land.

Darby's English Translation
40:6 And Jeremiah came unto Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah, and abode with him among the people that remained in the land.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:6 And Jeremias went to Godolias the son of Ahicam to Masphath: and dwelt with him in the midst of the people that were left in the land.

Noah Webster Bible
40:6 Then Jeremiah went to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah; and dwelt with him among the people that were left in the land.

World English Bible
40:6 Then went Jeremiah to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah, and lived with him among the people who were left in the land.

Young's Literal Translation
40:6 and Jeremiah cometh in unto Gedaliah son of Ahikam, to Mizpah, and dwelleth with him, in the midst of the people who are left in the land.

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Modern Hebrew
וישמעו כל־שרי
החילים אשר בשדה
המה ואנשיהם
כי־הפקיד מלך־בבל
את־ גדליהו
בן־אחיקם בארץ וכי
הפקיד אתו אנשים
ונשים וטף ומדלת
הארץ מאשר לא־הגלו
בבלה׃

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40:7 VYShM'yV KL-ShUrY HChYLYM 'aShUr BShDH HMH V'aNShYHM KY-HPhQYD MLK-BBL 'aTh- GDLYHV BN-'aChYQM B'aUrTSh VKY HPhQYD 'aThV 'aNShYM VNShYM VTPh VMDLTh H'aUrTSh M'aShUr L'a-HGLV BBLH.

Latin Vulgate
40:7 cum ergo audissent omnes principes exercitus qui dispersi fuerant per regiones ipsi et socii eorum quod praefecisset rex Babylonis Godoliam filium Ahicam terrae et quod commendasset ei viros et mulieres et parvulos et de pauperibus terrae qui non fuerant translati in Babylonem

King James Version
40:7 Now when all the captains of the forces which were in the fields, even they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah the son of Ahikam governor in the land, and had committed unto him men, and women, and children, and of the poor of the land, of them that were not carried away captive to Babylon;

American Standard Version
40:7 Now when all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, even they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah the son of Ahikam governor in the land, and had committed unto him men, and women, and children, and of the poorest of the land, of them that were not carried away captive to Babylon;

Bible in Basic English
40:7 Now when it came to the ears of all the captains of the forces who were in the field, and their men, that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah, the son of Ahikam, ruler in the land, and had put under his care the men and women and children, all the poorest of the land, those who had not been taken away to Babylon;

Darby's English Translation
40:7 And all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had appointed Gedaliah the son of Ahikam over the land, and had committed unto him men, and women, and children, and of the poor of the land, of them that had not been carried away captive to Babylon.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:7 And when all the captains of the army that were scattered through the countries, they and their companions, had heard that the king of Babylon had made Godolias the son of Ahicam governor of the country, and that he had committed unto him men and women, and children, and of the poor of the land, them that had not been carried away captive to Babylon:

Noah Webster Bible
40:7 Now when all the captains of the forces who were in the fields, even they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah the son of Ahikam governor in the land, and had committed to him men, and women, and children, and of the poor of the land, of them that were not carried away captive to Babylon;

World English Bible
40:7 Now when all the captains of the forces who were in the fields, even they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah the son of Ahikam governor in the land, and had committed to him men, and women, and children, and of the poorest of the land, of those who were not carried away captive to Babylon;

Young's Literal Translation
40:7 And all the heads of the forces that are in the field hear, they and their men, that the king of Babylon hath appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam over the land, and that he hath charged him with men, and women, and infants, and of the poor of the land, of those who have not been removed to Babylon;

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Modern Hebrew
ויבאו אל־גדליה
המצפתה וישמעאל
בן־נתניהו ויוחנן
ויונתן בני־קרח
ושריה בן־תנחמת
ובני עופי הנטפתי
ויזניהו בן־המעכתי
המה ואנשיהם׃

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40:8 VYB'aV 'aL-GDLYH HMTShPhThH VYShM'y'aL BN-NThNYHV VYVChNN VYVNThN BNY-QUrCh VShUrYH BN-ThNChMTh VBNY 'yVPhY HNTPhThY VYZNYHV BN-HM'yKThY HMH V'aNShYHM.

Latin Vulgate
40:8 venerunt ad Godoliam in Masphat et Ismahel filius Nathaniae et Iohanan et Ionathan filii Caree et Sareas filius Thenoemeth et filii Offi qui erat de Nethophathi et Iezonias filius Maachathi ipsi et viri eorum

King James Version
40:8 Then they came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan and Jonathan the sons of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth, and the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jezaniah the son of a Maachathite, they and their men.

American Standard Version
40:8 then they came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, to wit, Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan and Jonathan the sons of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth, and the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jezaniah the son of the Maacathite, they and their men.

Bible in Basic English
40:8 Then they came to Gedaliah in Mizpah, even Ishmael, the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan, the son of Kareah, and Seraiah, the son of Tanhumeth, and the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jezaniah, the son of the Maacathite, they and their men.

Darby's English Translation
40:8 And they came to Gedaliah to Mizpah; even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan and Jonathan the sons of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth, and the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jezaniah the son of a Maachathite, they and their men.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:8 They came to Godolias to Masphath: and Ismahel the son of Nathanias, and Johanan, and Jonathan, the sons of Caree, and Sareas the son of Thanehumeth, and the children of Ophi, that were of Netophathi, and Jezonias the son of Maachati, they and their men.

Noah Webster Bible
40:8 Then they came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan and Jonathan the sons of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth, and the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jezaniah the son of a Maachathite, they and their men.

World English Bible
40:8 then they came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, to wit, Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan and Jonathan the sons of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth, and the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jezaniah the son of the Maacathite, they and their men.

Young's Literal Translation
40:8 and they come in unto Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael son of Nethaniah, and Johanan and Jonathan sons of Kareah, and Seraiah son of Tanhumeth, and the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jezaniah son of the Maachathite, they and their men.

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Modern Hebrew
וישבע להם גדליהו
בן־אחיקם בן־שפן
ולאנשיהם לאמר
אל־תיראו מעבוד
הכשדים שבו בארץ
ועבדו את־מלך בבל
וייטב לכם׃

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40:9 VYShB'y LHM GDLYHV BN-'aChYQM BN-ShPhN VL'aNShYHM L'aMUr 'aL-ThYUr'aV M'yBVD HKShDYM ShBV B'aUrTSh V'yBDV 'aTh-MLK BBL VYYTB LKM.

Latin Vulgate
40:9 et iuravit eis Godolias filius Ahicam filii Saphan et comitibus eorum dicens nolite timere servire Chaldeis habitate in terra et servite regi Babylonis et bene erit vobis

King James Version
40:9 And Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan sware unto them and to their men, saying, Fear not to serve the Chaldeans: dwell in the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.

American Standard Version
40:9 And Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan sware unto them and to their men, saying, Fear not to serve the Chaldeans: dwell in the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.

Bible in Basic English
40:9 And Gedaliah, the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, took an oath to them and their men, saying, Have no fear of the servants of the Chaldaeans: go on living in the land, and become the servants of the king of Babylon, and all will be well.

Darby's English Translation
40:9 And Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan swore unto them and to their men, saying, Fear not to serve the Chaldeans: dwell in the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:9 And Godolias the son of Ahicam the son of Saphan swore to them and to their companions, saying: Fear not to serve the Chaldeass: dwell in the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.

Noah Webster Bible
40:9 And Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, swore to them and to their men, saying, Fear not to serve the Chaldeans: dwell in the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.

World English Bible
40:9 Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan swore to them and to their men, saying, Don`t be afraid to serve the Chaldeans: dwell in the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.

Young's Literal Translation
40:9 And swear to them doth Gedaliah son of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, and to their men, saying, `Be not afraid of serving the Chaldeans, abide in the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it is well for you;

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Modern Hebrew
ואני הנני ישב
במצפה לעמד לפני
הכשדים אשר יבאו
אלינו ואתם אספו
יין וקיץ ושמן
ושמו בכליכם ושבו
בעריכם אשר־תפשתם׃

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40:10 V'aNY HNNY YShB BMTShPhH L'yMD LPhNY HKShDYM 'aShUr YB'aV 'aLYNV V'aThM 'aSPhV YYN VQYTSh VShMN VShMV BKLYKM VShBV B'yUrYKM 'aShUr-ThPhShThM.

Latin Vulgate
40:10 ecce ego habito in Masphat ut respondeam praecepto Chaldeorum qui mittuntur ad nos vos autem colligite vindemiam et messem et oleum et condite in vasis vestris et manete in urbibus vestris quas tenetis

King James Version
40:10 As for me, behold, I will dwell at Mizpah to serve the Chaldeans, which will come unto us: but ye, gather ye wine, and summer fruits, and oil, and put them in your vessels, and dwell in your cities that ye have taken.

American Standard Version
40:10 As for me, behold, I will dwell at Mizpah, to stand before the Chaldeans that shall come unto us: but ye, gather ye wine and summer fruits and oil, and put them in your vessels, and dwell in your cities that ye have taken.

Bible in Basic English
40:10 As for me, I will be living in Mizpah as your representative before the Chaldaeans who come to us: but you are to get in your wine and summer fruits and oil and put them in your vessels, and make living-places for yourselves in the towns which you have taken.

Darby's English Translation
40:10 And as for me, behold, I dwell at Mizpah, to stand before the Chaldeans, who will come unto us; and ye, gather wine, and summer fruits, and oil, and put them in your vessels, and dwell in your cities which ye have taken.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:10 Behold I dwell in Masphath, that I may answer the commandment of the Chaldeans that are sent to us: but as for you, gather ye the vintage, and the harvest, and the oil, and lay it up in your vessels, and abide in your cities which you hold.

Noah Webster Bible
40:10 As for me, behold, I will dwell at Mizpah, to serve the Chaldeans, who will come to us: but ye, gather ye wine, and summer fruits, and oil, and put them in your vessels, and dwell in your cities that ye have taken.

World English Bible
40:10 As for me, behold, I will dwell at Mizpah, to stand before the Chaldeans who shall come to us: but you, gather you wine and summer fruits and oil, and put them in your vessels, and dwell in your cities that you have taken.

Young's Literal Translation
40:10 and I, lo, I am dwelling in Mizpah, to stand before the Chaldeans who are come in unto us, and ye, gather ye wine, and summer fruit, and oil, and put in your vessels, and dwell in your cities that ye have taken.`

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Modern Hebrew
וגם כל־היהודים
אשר־במואב
ובבני־עמון ובאדום
ואשר בכל־הארצות
שמעו כי־נתן
מלך־בבל שארית
ליהודה וכי הפקיד
עליהם את־גדליהו
בן־ אחיקם בן־שפן׃

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40:11 VGM KL-HYHVDYM 'aShUr-BMV'aB VBBNY-'yMVN VB'aDVM V'aShUr BKL-H'aUrTShVTh ShM'yV KY-NThN MLK-BBL Sh'aUrYTh LYHVDH VKY HPhQYD 'yLYHM 'aTh-GDLYHV BN- 'aChYQM BN-ShPhN.

Latin Vulgate
40:11 sed et omnes Iudaei qui erant in Moab et in filiis Ammon et in Idumea et in universis regionibus audito quod dedisset rex Babylonis reliquias in Iudaeam et quod praeposuisset super eos Godoliam filium Ahicam filii Saphan

King James Version
40:11 Likewise when all the Jews that were in Moab, and among the Ammonites, and in Edom, and that were in all the countries, heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant of Judah, and that he had set over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan;

American Standard Version
40:11 Likewise when all the Jews that were in Moab, and among the children of Ammon, and in Edom, and that were in all the countries, heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant of Judah, and that he had set over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan;

Bible in Basic English
40:11 In the same way, when all the Jews who were in Moab and among the children of Ammon and in Edom and in all the countries, had news that the king of Babylon had let Judah keep some of its people and that he had put over them Gedaliah, the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan;

Darby's English Translation
40:11 Likewise all the Jews that were in Moab, and among the children of Ammon and in Edom, and that were in all the lands, heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant in Judah, and that he had appointed over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan;

Douay Rheims Bible
40:11 Moreover all the Jews that were in Moab, and among the children of Ammon, and in Edom, and in all the countries, when they heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant in Judea, and that he had made Godolias the son of Ahicam the son of Saphan ruler over them:

Noah Webster Bible
40:11 Likewise when all the Jews that were in Moab, and among the Ammonites, and in Edom, and that were in all the countries, heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant of Judah, and that he had set over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan;

World English Bible
40:11 Likewise when all the Jews who were in Moab, and among the children of Ammon, and in Edom, and who were in all the countries, heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant of Judah, and that he had set over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan;

Young's Literal Translation
40:11 And also all the Jews who are in Moab, and among the sons of Ammon, and in Edom, and who are in all the lands, have heard that the king of Babylon hath given a remnant to Judah, and that he hath appointed over them Gedaliah son of Ahikam, son of Shaphan,

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Modern Hebrew
וישבו כל־היהודים
מכל־המקמות אשר
נדחו־שם ויבאו
ארץ־יהודה אל־
גדליהו המצפתה
ויאספו יין וקיץ
הרבה מאד׃

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40:12 VYShBV KL-HYHVDYM MKL-HMQMVTh 'aShUr NDChV-ShM VYB'aV 'aUrTSh-YHVDH 'aL- GDLYHV HMTShPhThH VY'aSPhV YYN VQYTSh HUrBH M'aD.

Latin Vulgate
40:12 reversi sunt inquam omnes Iudaei de universis locis ad quae profugerant et venerunt in terram Iuda ad Godoliam in Masphat et collegerunt vinum et messem multam nimis

King James Version
40:12 Even all the Jews returned out of all places whither they were driven, and came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah, unto Mizpah, and gathered wine and summer fruits very much.

American Standard Version
40:12 then all the Jews returned out of all places whither they were driven, and came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah, unto Mizpah, and gathered wine and summer fruits very much.

Bible in Basic English
40:12 Then all the Jews came back from all the places to which they had gone in flight, and came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah, to Mizpah, and got in a great store of wine and summer fruit.

Darby's English Translation
40:12 and all the Jews returned out of all the places whither they had been driven, and came to the land of Judah to Gedaliah, unto Mizpah, and gathered wine and summer fruits in great abundance.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:12 All the Jews, I say, returned out of all the places to which they had fled, and they came into the land of Juda to Godolias to Masphath: and they gathered wine, and a very great harvest.

Noah Webster Bible
40:12 Even all the Jews returned out of all places whither they were driven, and came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah, to Mizpah, and gathered wine and summer fruits in abundance.

World English Bible
40:12 then all the Jews returned out of all places where they were driven, and came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah, to Mizpah, and gathered wine and summer fruits very much.

Young's Literal Translation
40:12 and all the Jews from all the places whither they have been driven, turn back and enter the land of Judah, unto Gedaliah, to Mizpah, and they gather wine and summer fruit -- very much.

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Modern Hebrew
ויוחנן בן־קרח
וכל־שרי החילים
אשר בשדה באו
אל־גדליהו המצפתה׃

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40:13 VYVChNN BN-QUrCh VKL-ShUrY HChYLYM 'aShUr BShDH B'aV 'aL-GDLYHV HMTShPhThH.

Latin Vulgate
40:13 Iohanan autem filius Caree et omnes principes exercitus qui dispersi erant in regionibus venerunt ad Godoliam in Masphat

King James Version
40:13 Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

American Standard Version
40:13 Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

Bible in Basic English
40:13 Now Johanan, the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces which were in the field, came to Gedaliah in Mizpah,

Darby's English Translation
40:13 And Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah unto Mizpah,

Douay Rheims Bible
40:13 Then Johanan the son of Caree, and all the captains of the army, that had been scattered about in the countries, came to Godolias to Masphath.

Noah Webster Bible
40:13 Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces, that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

World English Bible
40:13 Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces who were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

Young's Literal Translation
40:13 And Johanan son of Kareah, and all the heads of the forces that are in the field, have come in unto Gedaliah to Mizpah,

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Modern Hebrew
ויאמרו אליו הידע
תדע כי בעליס מלך
בני־עמון שלח
את־ישמעאל בן־
נתניה להכתך נפש
ולא־האמין להם
גדליהו בן־אחיקם׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
40:14 VY'aMUrV 'aLYV HYD'y ThD'y KY B'yLYS MLK BNY-'yMVN ShLCh 'aTh-YShM'y'aL BN- NThNYH LHKThK NPhSh VL'a-H'aMYN LHM GDLYHV BN-'aChYQM.

Latin Vulgate
40:14 et dixerunt ei scito quia Baalis rex filiorum Ammon misit Ismahel filium Nathaniae percutere animam tuam et non credidit eis Godolias filius Ahicam

King James Version
40:14 And said unto him, Dost thou certainly know that Baalis the king of the Ammonites hath sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to slay thee? But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam believed them not.

American Standard Version
40:14 and said unto him, Dost thou know that Baalis the king of the children of Ammon hath sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to take thy life? But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam believed them not.

Bible in Basic English
40:14 And said to him, Has it come to your knowledge that Baalis, the king of the children of Ammon, has sent Ishmael, the son of Nethaniah, to take your life? But Gedaliah, the son of Ahikam, put no faith in what they said.

Darby's English Translation
40:14 and said unto him, Dost thou indeed know that Baalis the king of the children of Ammon hath sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to smite thee to death? But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam believed them not.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:14 And they said to him: Know that Baalis the king of the children of Ammon hath sent Ismahel the son of Nathanias to kill thee. And Godolias the son of Ahicam believed them not.

Noah Webster Bible
40:14 And said to him, Dost thou certainly know that Baalis the king of the Ammonites hath sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to slay thee? But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam believed them not.

World English Bible
40:14 and said to him, Do you know that Baalis the king of the children of Ammon has sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to take your life? But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam didn`t believe them.

Young's Literal Translation
40:14 and they say unto him, `Dost thou really know that Baalis king of the sons of Ammon hath sent Ishmael son of Nethaniah to smite thy soul?` And Gedaliah son of Ahikam hath not given to them credence.

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Modern Hebrew
ויוחנן בן־קרח אמר
אל־גדליהו בסתר
במצפה לאמר אלכה
נא ואכה את־
ישמעאל בן־נתניה
ואיש לא ידע למה
יככה נפש ונפצו
כל־יהודה הנקבצים
אליך ואבדה שארית
יהודה׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
40:15 VYVChNN BN-QUrCh 'aMUr 'aL-GDLYHV BSThUr BMTShPhH L'aMUr 'aLKH N'a V'aKH 'aTh- YShM'y'aL BN-NThNYH V'aYSh L'a YD'y LMH YKKH NPhSh VNPhTShV KL-YHVDH HNQBTShYM 'aLYK V'aBDH Sh'aUrYTh YHVDH.

Latin Vulgate
40:15 Iohanan vero filius Caree dixit ad Godoliam seorsum in Masphat loquens ibo et percutiam Ismahel filium Nathaniae nullo sciente ne interficiat animam tuam et dissipentur omnes Iudaei qui congregati sunt ad te et peribunt reliquiae Iuda

King James Version
40:15 Then Johanan the son of Kareah spake to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will slay Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no man shall know it: wherefore should he slay thee, that all the Jews which are gathered unto thee should be scattered, and the remnant in Judah perish?

American Standard Version
40:15 Then Johanan the son of Kareah spake to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will slay Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no man shall know it: wherefore should he take thy life, that all the Jews that are gathered unto thee should be scattered, and the remnant of Judah perish?

Bible in Basic English
40:15 Then Johanan, the son of Kareah, said to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, Let me now go and put Ishmael, the son of Nethaniah, to death without anyone's knowledge: why let him take your life so that all the Jews who have come together to you may be sent in flight, and the rest of the men of Judah come to an end?

Darby's English Translation
40:15 And Johanan the son of Kareah spoke to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will smite Ishmael the son of Nethaniah and no man shall know it: why should he take thy life, and all they of Judah who are gathered unto thee be scattered, and the remnant of Judah perish?

Douay Rheims Bible
40:15 But Johanan the son of Caree, spoke to Oodolias privately in Masphath, saying: I will go, and I will kill Ismahel the son of Nathanias, and no man shall know it, lest he kill thee, and all the Jews be scattered, that are gathered unto thee, and the remnant of Juda perish.

Noah Webster Bible
40:15 Then Johanan the son of Kareah spoke to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will slay Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no man shall know it: why should he slay thee, that all the Jews who are gathered to thee should be scattered, and the remnant of Judah perish?

World English Bible
40:15 Then Johanan the son of Kareah spoke to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Please let me go, and I will kill Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no man shall know it: why should he take your life, that all the Jews who are gathered to you should be scattered, and the remnant of Judah perish?

Young's Literal Translation
40:15 And Johanan son of Kareah hath spoken unto Gedaliah in secret, in Mizpah, saying, `Let me go, I pray thee, and I smite Ishmael son of Nethaniah, and no one doth know; why doth he smite thy soul? and scattered have been all Judah who are gathered unto thee, and perished hath the remnant of Judah.`

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Modern Hebrew
ויאמר גדליהו
בן־אחיקם אל־יוחנן
בן־קרח אל־תעש
את־הדבר הזה כי־
שקר אתה דבר
אל־ישמעאל׃

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40:16 VY'aMUr GDLYHV BN-'aChYQM 'aL-YVChNN BN-QUrCh 'aL-Th'ySh 'aTh-HDBUr HZH KY- ShQUr 'aThH DBUr 'aL-YShM'y'aL.

Latin Vulgate
40:16 et ait Godolias filius Ahicam ad Iohanan filium Caree noli facere verbum hoc falsum enim tu loqueris de Ismahel

King James Version
40:16 But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam said unto Johanan the son of Kareah, Thou shalt not do this thing: for thou speakest falsely of Ishmael.

American Standard Version
40:16 But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam said unto Johanan the son of Kareah, Thou shalt not do this thing; for thou speakest falsely of Ishmael.

Bible in Basic English
40:16 But Gedaliah, the son of Ahikam, said to Johanan, the son of Kareah, You are not to do this: for what you say about Ishmael is false.

Darby's English Translation
40:16 But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam said unto Johanan the son of Kareah, Thou shalt not do this thing; for thou speakest falsely of Ishmael.

Douay Rheims Bible
40:16 And Codolias the son of Ahicam said to Johanan the son of Cares: Do not this thing: for what thou sayst of Ismahel is false.

Noah Webster Bible
40:16 But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam said to Johanan the son of Kareah, Thou shalt not do this thing: for thou speakest falsely of Ishmael.

World English Bible
40:16 But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam said to Johanan the son of Kareah, You shall not do this thing; for you speak falsely of Ishmael.

Young's Literal Translation
40:16 And Gedaliah son of Ahikam saith unto Johanan son of Kareah, `Thou dost not do this thing, for falsehood thou art speaking concerning Ishmael.`

Jeremiah 41

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