Jeremiah 16:2
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New International Version
"You must not marry and have sons or daughters in this place."

New Living Translation
"Do not get married or have children in this place.

English Standard Version
“You shall not take a wife, nor shall you have sons or daughters in this place.

New American Standard Bible
"You shall not take a wife for yourself nor have sons or daughters in this place."

King James Bible
Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons or daughters in this place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"You must not marry or have sons or daughters in this place.

International Standard Version
"You are not to take a wife, nor are you to have sons or daughters in this place."

NET Bible
"Do not get married and do not have children here in this land.

New Heart English Bible
"You shall not take a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters, in this place.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Don't marry! Don't have any sons or daughters in this place!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt not take thee a wife, Neither shalt thou have sons or daughters in this place.

New American Standard 1977
“You shall not take a wife for yourself nor have sons or daughters in this place.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons or daughters in this place.

King James 2000 Bible
You shall not take you a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters in this place.

American King James Version
You shall not take you a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters in this place.

American Standard Version
Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons or daughters, in this place.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have thee sons and daughters in this place.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt not take thee a wife, and thou shalt not have sons nor daughters in this place.

English Revised Version
Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons or daughters in this place.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons nor daughters in this place.

World English Bible
You shall not take a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters, in this place.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou dost not take to thee a wife, Nor hast thou sons and daughters in this place.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
16:1-9 The prophet must conduct himself as one who expected to see his country ruined very shortly. In the prospect of sad times, he is to abstain from marriage, mourning for the dead, and pleasure. Those who would convince others of the truths of God, must make it appear by their self-denial, that they believe it themselves. Peace, inward and outward, family and public, is wholly the work of God, and from his loving-kindness and mercy. When He takes his peace from any people, distress must follow. There may be times when it is proper to avoid things otherwise our duty; and we should always sit loose to the pleasures and concerns of this life.
Study Bible
Disaster Predicted
1The word of the LORD also came to me saying, 2"You shall not take a wife for yourself nor have sons or daughters in this place." 3For thus says the LORD concerning the sons and daughters born in this place, and concerning their mothers who bear them, and their fathers who beget them in this land:…
Cross References
Jeremiah 16:1
The word of the LORD also came to me saying,

Jeremiah 16:3
For thus says the LORD concerning the sons and daughters born in this place, and concerning their mothers who bear them, and their fathers who beget them in this land:

Jeremiah 29:6
'Take wives and become the fathers of sons and daughters, and take wives for your sons and give your daughters to husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; and multiply there and do not decrease.

Lamentations 2:22
You called as in the day of an appointed feast My terrors on every side; And there was no one who escaped or survived In the day of the LORD'S anger. Those whom I bore and reared, My enemy annihilated them.
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You shall not take you a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters in this place.

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