16:1 The Lord said to me,
16:3 For I, the Lord, tell you what will happen to 1 the children who are born here in this land and to the men and women who are their mothers and fathers. 2
16:5 “Moreover I, the Lord, tell you: 3 ‘Do not go into a house where they are having a funeral meal. Do not go there to mourn and express your sorrow for them. For I have stopped showing them my good favor, 4 my love, and my compassion. I, the Lord, so affirm it! 5
1 tn Heb “For thus says the
2 tn Heb “Thus says the
3 tn Heb “For thus says the
4 tn Heb “my peace.” The Hebrew word שְׁלוֹמִי (shÿlomi) can be translated “peace, prosperity” or “well-being” (referring to wholeness or health of body and soul).
5 tn Heb “Oracle of the