Jeremiah 42:9
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New International Version
He said to them, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your petition, says:

New Living Translation
He said to them, "You sent me to the LORD, the God of Israel, with your request, and this is his reply:

English Standard Version
and said to them, “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your plea for mercy before him:

New American Standard Bible
and said to them, "Thus says the LORD the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your petition before Him:

King James Bible
And said unto them, Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, unto whom ye sent me to present your supplication before him;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He said to them, "This is what the LORD says, the God of Israel to whom you sent me to bring your petition before Him:

International Standard Version
He told them, "This is what the LORD God of Israel says, to whom you sent me to take your request:

NET Bible
Then Jeremiah said to them, "You sent me to the LORD God of Israel to make your request known to him. Here is what he says to you:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jeremiah said to them, "You sent me to plead your case humbly to the LORD. This is what the LORD God of Israel says:

JPS Tanakh 1917
and said unto them: 'Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, unto whom ye sent me to present your supplication before Him:

New American Standard 1977
and said to them, “Thus says the LORD the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your petition before Him:

Jubilee Bible 2000
and said unto them, Thus hath the LORD, the God of Israel said, unto whom ye sent me to present your supplication before him,

King James 2000 Bible
And said unto them, Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, unto whom you sent me to present your supplication before him;

American King James Version
And said to them, Thus said the LORD, the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your supplication before him;

American Standard Version
and said unto them, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of Israel, unto whom ye sent me to present your supplication before him:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: Thus saith the Lord the God of Israel, to whom you sent me, to present your supplications before him:

Darby Bible Translation
and said unto them, Thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel, to whom ye sent me to present your supplication before him:

English Revised Version
and said unto them, Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, unto whom ye sent me to present your supplication before him:

Webster's Bible Translation
And said to them, Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, to whom ye sent me to present your supplication before him;

World English Bible
and said to them, Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your supplication before him:

Young's Literal Translation
and he saith unto them, 'Thus said Jehovah, God of Israel, unto whom ye sent me, to cause your supplication to fall before Him:
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
42:7-22 If we would know the mind of the Lord in doubtful cases, we must wait as well as pray. God is ever ready to return in mercy to those he has afflicted; and he never rejects any who rely on his promises. He has declared enough to silence even the causeless fears of his people, which discourge them in the way of duty. Whatever loss or suffering we may fear from obedience, is provided against in God's word; and he will protect and deliver all who trust in him and serve him. It is folly to quit our place, especially to quit a holy land, because we meet with trouble in it. And the evils we think to escape by sin, we certainly bring upon ourselves. We may apply this to the common troubles of life; and those who think to avoid them by changing their place, will find that the grievances common to men will meet them wherever they go. Sinners who dissemble with God in solemn professions especially should be rebuked with sharpness; for their actions speak more plainly than words. We know not what is good for ourselves; and what we are most fond of, and have our hearts most set upon, often proves hurtful, and sometimes fatal.
Study Bible
Warning against Going to Egypt
8Then he called for Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the forces that were with him, and for all the people both small and great, 9and said to them, "Thus says the LORD the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your petition before Him: 10'If you will indeed stay in this land, then I will build you up and not tear you down, and I will plant you and not uproot you; for I will relent concerning the calamity that I have inflicted on you.…
Cross References
2 Kings 19:4
'Perhaps the LORD your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which the LORD your God has heard. Therefore, offer a prayer for the remnant that is left.'"

2 Kings 19:6
Isaiah said to them, "Thus you shall say to your master, 'Thus says the LORD, "Do not be afraid because of the words that you have heard, with which the servants of the king of Assyria have blasphemed Me.

2 Kings 22:15
She said to them, "Thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'Tell the man who sent you to me,

Jeremiah 42:8
Then he called for Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the forces that were with him, and for all the people both small and great,
Treasury of Scripture

And said to them, Thus said the LORD, the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your supplication before him;

unto. See on ver.

Jeremiah 42:2 And said to Jeremiah the prophet, Let, we beseech you, our supplication …

2 Kings 19:4,6,20 It may be the LORD your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, …

2 Kings 22:15-20 And she said to them, Thus said the LORD God of Israel, Tell the …

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