Jeremiah 44:28
Good News Translation
But a few of you will escape death and return from Egypt to Judah. Then the survivors will know whose words have come true, mine or theirs.

Contemporary English Version
Only a few will escape and return to Judah. Then everyone who went to live in Egypt will know that when I say something will happen, it will--no matter what you say.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And a few men that shall flee from the sword, shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of Juda: and all the remnant of Juda that are gone into the land of Egypt to dwell there, shall know whose word shall stand, mine, or theirs.

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And a few men that shall flee from the sword, shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of Juda: and all the remnant of Juda that are gone into the land of Egypt to dwell there, shall know whose word shall stand, mine, or theirs.

a small

Jeremiah 44:14 And there shall be none that shall escape, and remain of the remnant of the Jews that are gone to sojourn in the land of Egypt: and that shall return into the land of Juda, to which they have a desire to return to dwell there: there shall none return but they that shall flee.

Isaiah 10:19,22 And they that remain of the trees of his forest shall be so few, that they shall easily be numbered, and a child shall write them down. . . .

Isaiah 27:12,13 And it shall come to pass, that in that day the Lord will strike from the channel of the river even to the torrent of Egypt, and you shall be gathered together one by one, O ye children of Israel. . . .

shall know

Jeremiah 44:16,17,25,26,29 As for the word which thou hast spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we will not hearken to thee: . . .

Numbers 14:28,29,41 Say therefore to them: As I live, saith the Lord: According as you have spoken in my hearing, so will I do to you. . . .

Psalm 33:11 But the counsel of the Lord standeth for ever: the thoughts of his heart to all generations.

Isaiah 14:24-27 The Lord of hosts hath sworn, saying: Surely as I have thought, so shall it be: and as I have purposed, . . .

Isaiah 28:16-18 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Behold I will lay a stone in the foundations of Sion, a tried stone, a corner stone, a precious stone, founded in the foundation. He that believeth, let him not hasten. . . .

Isaiah 46:10,11 Remember the former age, for I am God, and there is no God beside, neither is there the like to me: . . .

Lamentations 3:37,38 Mem. Who is he that hath commanded a thing to be done, when the Lord commandeth it not? . . .

Zechariah 1:6 But yet my words, and my ordinances, which I gave in charge to my servants the prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers, and they returned, and said: As the Lord of hosts thought to do to us according to our ways, and according to our devices, so he hath done to us.

Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass: but my words shall not pass.

mine, or theirs [heb] from me or them

Context
Calamity for the Jews
27Behold I will watch over them for evil, and not for good: and all the men of Juda that are in the land of Egypt, shall be consumed, by the sword, and by famine, till there be an end of them. 28And a few men that shall flee from the sword, shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of Juda: and all the remnant of Juda that are gone into the land of Egypt to dwell there, shall know whose word shall stand, mine, or theirs.29And this shall be a sign to you, saith the Lord, that I will punish you in this place: that you may know that my words shall be accomplished indeed against you for evil.…
Cross References
Psalm 33:11
But the counsel of the Lord standeth for ever: the thoughts of his heart to all generations.

Isaiah 10:19
And they that remain of the trees of his forest shall be so few, that they shall easily be numbered, and a child shall write them down.

Isaiah 14:27
For the Lord of hosts hath decreed, and who can disannul it? and his hand is stretched out: and who shall turn it away?

Isaiah 27:12
And it shall come to pass, that in that day the Lord will strike from the channel of the river even to the torrent of Egypt, and you shall be gathered together one by one, O ye children of Israel.

Isaiah 27:13
And it shall come to pass, that in that day a noise shall be made with a great trumpet, and they that were lost, shall come from the land of the Assyrians, and they that were outcasts in the land of Egypt, and they shall adore the Lord in the holy mount in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 46:10
Remember the former age, for I am God, and there is no God beside, neither is there the like to me:

Isaiah 46:11
Who shew from the beginning the things that shall be at last, and from ancient times the things that as yet are not done, saying: My counsel shall stand, and all my will shall be done:

Jeremiah 42:17
And all the men that set their faces to go into Egypt, to dwell there, shall die by the sword, and by famine, and by pestilence: none of them shall remain, nor escape from the face of the evil that I will bring upon them.

Jeremiah 44:13
And I will visit them that dwell in the land of Egypt, as I have visited Jerusalem by the sword, and by famine and by pestilence.

Jeremiah 44:14
And there shall be none that shall escape, and remain of the remnant of the Jews that are gone to sojourn in the land of Egypt: and that shall return into the land of Juda, to which they have a desire to return to dwell there: there shall none return but they that shall flee.

Jeremiah 51:50
You that have escaped the sword, come away, stand not still: remember the Lord afar off, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.

Ezekiel 6:8
And I will leave in you some that shall escape the sword among the nations, when I shall have scattered you through the countries.

Zechariah 1:6
But yet my words, and my ordinances, which I gave in charge to my servants the prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers, and they returned, and said: As the Lord of hosts thought to do to us according to our ways, and according to our devices, so he hath done to us.

Additional Translations
Those who escape the sword will return from Egypt to Judah, few in number, and the whole remnant of Judah who went to dwell in the land of Egypt will know whose word will stand, Mine or theirs!Yet a small number that escape the sword shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of Judah, and all the remnant of Judah, that are gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall know whose words shall stand, mine, or theirs.

And they that escape the sword shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of Judah, few in number; and all the remnant of Judah, that are gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall know whose word shall stand, mine, or theirs.

And they that escape the sword shall return to the land of Juda few in number, and the remnant of Juda, who have continued in the land of Egypt to dwell there, shall know whose word shall stand.

And they that escape the sword shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of Judah, a very small company; and all the remnant of Judah, that have come into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall know whose word shall stand, mine or theirs.

And they that escape the sword shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of Judah, few in number; and all the remnant of Judah, that are gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall know whose word shall stand, mine, or theirs.

Yet a small number that escape the sword shall return from the land of Egypt into the land of Judah, and all the remnant of Judah, that have gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall know whose words shall stand, mine, or theirs.

Those who escape the sword shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of Judah, few in number; and all the remnant of Judah, who have gone into the land of Egypt to live there, shall know whose word shall stand, mine, or theirs.

'And the escaped of the sword turn back out of the land of Egypt to the land of Judah, few in number, and known have all the remnant of Judah who are coming into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, whose word is established, Mine or theirs.
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