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Jeremiah 38:16

Context
NET ©

So King Zedekiah made a secret promise to Jeremiah and sealed it with an oath. He promised, 1  “As surely as the Lord lives who has given us life and breath, 2  I promise you this: I will not kill you or hand you over to those men who want to kill you.” 3 

NIV ©

But King Zedekiah swore this oath secretly to Jeremiah: "As surely as the LORD lives, who has given us breath, I will neither kill you nor hand you over to those who are seeking your life."

NASB ©

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."

NLT ©

So King Zedekiah secretly promised him, "As surely as the LORD our Creator lives, I will not kill you or hand you over to the men who want you dead."

MSG ©

Zedekiah swore to Jeremiah right there, but in secret, "As sure as GOD lives, who gives us life, I won't kill you, nor will I turn you over to the men who are trying to kill you."

BBE ©

So King Zedekiah gave his oath to Jeremiah secretly, saying, By the living Lord, who gave us our life, I will not put you to death, or give you up to these men who are desiring to take your life.

NRSV ©

So King Zedekiah swore an oath in secret to Jeremiah, "As the LORD lives, who gave us our lives, I will not put you to death or hand you over to these men who seek your life."

NKJV ©

So Zedekiah the king swore secretly to Jeremiah, saying, " As the LORD lives, who made our very souls, I will not put you to death, nor will I give you into the hand of these men who seek your life."


KJV
So Zedekiah
<06667>
the king
<04428>
sware
<07650> (8735)
secretly
<05643>
unto Jeremiah
<03414>_,
saying
<0559> (8800)_,
[As] the LORD
<03068>
liveth
<02416>_,
that made
<06213> (8804)
us this soul
<05315>_,
I will not put thee to death
<04191> (8686)_,
neither will I give
<05414> (8799)
thee into the hand
<03027>
of these men
<0582>
that seek
<01245> (8764)
thy life
<05315>_.
NASB ©
But King
<04428>
Zedekiah
<06667>
swore
<07650>
to Jeremiah
<03414>
in secret
<05643>
saying
<0559>
, "As the LORD
<03068>
lives
<02416>
, who
<0834>
made
<06213>
this
<0384>
life
<05315>
for us, surely
<0518>
I will not put
<04191>
you to death
<04191>
nor
<0518>
will I give
<05414>
you over to the hand
<03027>
of these
<0428>
men
<0376>
who
<0834>
are seeking
<01245>
your life
<05315>
."
HEBREW
o
Kspn
<05315>
ta
<0853>
Mysqbm
<01245>
rsa
<0834>
hlah
<0428>
Mysnah
<0376>
dyb
<03027>
Knta
<05414>
Maw
<0518>
Ktyma
<04191>
Ma
<0518>
tazh
<02063>
spnh
<05315>
ta
<0853>
wnl
<0>
hve
<06213>
rsa
<0834>
*zz {ta}
<0853>
hwhy
<03068>
yx
<02416>
rmal
<0559>
rtob
<05643>
whymry
<03414>
la
<0413>
whyqdu
<06667>
Klmh
<04428>
ebsyw (38:16)
<07650>
LXXM
(45:16) kai
<2532
CONJ
wmosen {V-AAI-3S} autw
<846
D-DSM
o
<3588
T-NSM
basileuv
<935
N-NSM
legwn
<3004
V-PAPNS
zh
<2198
V-PAI-3S
kuriov
<2962
N-NSM
ov
<3739
R-NSM
epoihsen
<4160
V-AAI-3S
hmin
<1473
P-DP
thn
<3588
T-ASF
quchn
<5590
N-ASF
tauthn
<3778
D-ASF
ei
<1487
CONJ
apoktenw
<615
V-FAI-1S
se
<4771
P-AS
kai
<2532
CONJ
ei
<1487
CONJ
dwsw
<1325
V-FAI-1S
se
<4771
P-AS
eiv
<1519
PREP
ceirav
<5495
N-APF
twn
<3588
T-GPM
anyrwpwn
<444
N-GPM
toutwn
<3778
D-GPM
NET © [draft] ITL
So
<07650>
King
<04428>
Zedekiah
<06667>
made
<07650>
a secret
<05643>
promise
<07650>
to
<0413>
Jeremiah
<03414>
and sealed it with an oath
<07650>
. He promised
<07650>
, “As surely
<02416>
as the Lord
<03068>
lives who has
<0834>
given
<05414>
us life
<05315>
and breath, I promise you this
<02063>
: I will not
<0518>
kill
<04191>
you or
<0518>
hand
<03027>
you over to those
<0428>
men
<0376>
who
<0834>
want
<01245>
to kill
<05315>
you.”
NET ©

So King Zedekiah made a secret promise to Jeremiah and sealed it with an oath. He promised, 1  “As surely as the Lord lives who has given us life and breath, 2  I promise you this: I will not kill you or hand you over to those men who want to kill you.” 3 

NET © Notes

tn Heb “So King Zedekiah secretly swore an oath to Jeremiah, saying.”

tn Heb “who has made this life/soul/ breath [נֶפֶשׁ, nefesh] for us.” The Hebrew term נֶפֶשׁ refers to the living, breathing substance of a person which constitutes his very life (cf. BDB 659 s.v. נֶפֶשׁ 1; 3).

tn Heb “who are seeking your life.”



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