Jeremiah 38:26
Good News Translation
Just tell them you were begging me not to send you back to prison to die there."

Contemporary English Version
So if they question you, tell them you were begging me not to send you back to the prison at Jonathan's house, because going back there would kill you."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt say to them: I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not command me to be carried back into the house of Jonathan, to die there.

New American Bible
then give them this answer: ‘I petitioned the king not to send me back to Jonathan’s house lest I die there.’ ”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou shalt say to them: I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not command me to be carried back into the house of Jonathan, to die there.

Jeremiah 37:15,20 So Jeremiah went into the house of the prison, and into the dungeon: and Jeremiah remained there many days. . . .

Jeremiah 42:2 And they said to Jeremiah the prophet: Let our supplication fall before thee: and pray thou for us to the Lord thy God for all this remnant, for we are left but a few of many, as thy eyes do behold us.

Esther 4:8 He gave him also a copy of the edict which was hanging up in Susan, that he should shew it to the queen, and admonish her to go in to the king, and to entreat him for her people.

Context
Jeremiah Rescued
25But if the princes shall hear that I have spoken with thee, and shall come to thee, and say to thee: Tell us what thou hast said to the king, hide it not from us, and we will not kill thee: and also what the king said to thee: 26Thou shalt say to them: I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not command me to be carried back into the house of Jonathan, to die there.27So all the princes came to Jeremiah, and asked him: and he spoke to them according to all the words that the king had commanded him: and they left him: for nothing had been heard.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 37:15
So Jeremiah went into the house of the prison, and into the dungeon: and Jeremiah remained there many days.

Jeremiah 37:20
Then king Sedecias commanded that Jeremiah should be committed into the entry of the prison: and that they should give him daily a piece of bread, beside broth, till all the bread in the city were spent: and Jeremiah remained in the entry of the prison.

Jeremiah 38:27
So all the princes came to Jeremiah, and asked him: and he spoke to them according to all the words that the king had commanded him: and they left him: for nothing had been heard.

Additional Translations
then tell them, ‘I was presenting to the king my petition that he not return me to the house of Jonathan to die there.’”Then you shall say to them, I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.

then thou shalt say unto them, I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.

Then thou shalt say to them, I brought my supplication before the presence of the king, that he would not send me back into the house of Jonathan, that I should die there.

then thou shalt say unto them, I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.

then thou shalt say unto them, I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.

Then thou shalt say to them, I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.

then you shall tell them, I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.

then thou hast said unto them, I am causing my supplication to fall before the king, not to cause me to return to the house of Jonathan, to die there.'
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