|New International Version (© 2011)|
"This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'Like these good figs, I regard as good the exiles from Judah, whom I sent away from this place to the land of the Babylonians.
King James Bible
Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel; Like these good figs, so will I acknowledge them that are carried away captive of Judah, whom I have sent out of this place into the land of the Chaldeans for their good.
American Standard Version
Thus saith Jehovah, the God of Israel: Like these good figs, so will I regard the captives of Judah, whom I have sent out of this place into the land of the Chaldeans, for good.
Young's Literal Translation
Thus said Jehovah, God of Israel, Like these good figs so do I acknowledge The removed of Judah -- that I sent from this place, To the land of the Chaldeans -- for good.
Jeremiah 24:5 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Like these good figs, so will I acknowledge - Those already carried away into captivity, I esteem as far more excellent than those who still remain in the land. They have not sinned so deeply, and they are now penitent; and, therefore, I will set mine eyes upon them for good, Jeremiah 24:6. I will watch over them by an especial providence, and they shall be restored to their own land.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Nahum 1:7 The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knows them that trust in him.
Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried...
Matthew 25:12 But he answered and said, Truly I say to you, I know you not.
John 10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
1 Corinthians 8:3 But if any man love God, the same is known of him.
Galatians 4:9 But now, after that you have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn you again to the weak and beggarly elements...
2 Timothy 2:19 Nevertheless the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows them that are his. And...
them that are carried away captive. Heb. the captivity. For.
Deuteronomy 8:16 Who fed you in the wilderness with manna, which your fathers knew not, that he might humble you, and that he might prove you...
Psalm 94:12-14 Blessed is the man whom you chasten, O LORD, and teach him out of your law...
Psalm 119:67,71 Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept your word...
Romans 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Hebrews 12:5-10 And you have forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to children, My son, despise not you the chastening of the Lord...
Revelation 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
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Jeremiah 24:4 Then the word of the LORD came to me:
Jeremiah 29:4 This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says to all those I carried into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon:
Jeremiah 29:20 Therefore, hear the word of the LORD, all you exiles whom I have sent away from Jerusalem to Babylon.
Ezekiel 11:17 "Therefore say: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will gather you from the nations and bring you back from the countries where you have been scattered, and I will give you back the land of Israel again.'
Nahum 1:7 The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him,
Zechariah 13:9 This third I will put into the fire; I will refine them like silver and test them like gold. They will call on my name and I will answer them; I will say, 'They are my people,' and they will say, 'The LORD is our God.'"