Jeremiah 39:12
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GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
"Take him, and look after him. Don't harm him in any way, but do for him whatever he asks."

King James Bible
Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do unto him even as he shall say unto thee.

Darby Bible Translation
Take him, and keep an eye upon him, and do him no harm; but do unto him even as he shall say unto thee.

World English Bible
Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do to him even as he shall tell you.

Young's Literal Translation
'Take him, and place thine eyes upon him, and do no evil thing to him, but as he speaketh unto thee, so do with him.'

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Eastern Wise-Men, or Magi, visit Jesus, the New-Born King.
(Jerusalem and Bethlehem, b.c. 4.) ^A Matt. II. 1-12. ^a 1 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem [It lies five miles south by west of Jerusalem, a little to the east of the road to Hebron. It occupies part of the summit and sides of a narrow limestone ridge which shoots out eastward from the central chains of the Judæan mountains, and breaks down abruptly into deep valleys on the north, south, and east. Its old name, Ephrath, meant "the fruitful." Bethlehem means "house of bread." Its modern
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Carried Captive into Babylon
In the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign "Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem," to besiege the city. 2 Kings 25:1. The outlook for Judah was hopeless. "Behold, I am against thee," the Lord Himself declared through Ezekiel. "I the Lord have drawn forth My sword out of his sheath" it shall not return any more. . . . Every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water." "I will pour out Mine indignation
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Peter 3:13
Who will harm you if you are devoted to doing what is good?

Psalm 105:14
He didn't permit anyone to oppress them. He warned kings about them:

Psalm 105:15
"Do not touch my anointed ones or harm my prophets."

Proverbs 16:7
When a person's ways are pleasing to the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Proverbs 21:1
The king's heart is like streams of water. Both are under the LORD's control. He turns them in any direction he chooses.

Jeremiah 15:21
I will rescue you from the power of wicked people and free you from the power of tyrants.

Jeremiah 39:13
Nebuzaradan (the captain of the guard), Nebushazban (the chief official), Nergal (the quartermaster and the chief fortuneteller), and all the other leaders of the king of Babylon sent for Jeremiah.

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