|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
King Zedekiah agreed. "All right," he said. "Do as you like. I can't stop you."
King James Bible
Then Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand: for the king is not he that can do any thing against you.
American Standard Version
And Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand; for the king is not he that can do anything against you.
Young's Literal Translation
And the king Zedekiah saith, 'Lo, he is in your hand: for the king is not able for you in anything.'
Jeremiah 38:5 Additional TranslationsWesley's Notes on the Bible
38:5 For the king - I see I am as it were no king. I can do nothing against you, you will do what you please.
Jeremiah 38:5 Parallel CommentariesAble Hand Hands Oppose Zedekiah Zedeki'ahAble Hand Hands Oppose Zedekiah Zedeki'ahThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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Jeremiah 26:14 As for me, I am in your hands--do with me as you think best.
Jeremiah 37:17 Later King Zedekiah secretly requested that Jeremiah come to the palace, where the king asked him, "Do you have any messages from the LORD?" "Yes, I do!" said Jeremiah. "You will be defeated by the king of Babylon."
Daniel 6:16 So at last the king gave orders for Daniel to be arrested and thrown into the den of lions. The king said to him, "May your God, whom you serve so faithfully, rescue you."