Jeremiah 15:21
New International Version
“I will save you from the hands of the wicked and deliver you from the grasp of the cruel.”

New Living Translation
Yes, I will certainly keep you safe from these wicked men. I will rescue you from their cruel hands.”

English Standard Version
I will deliver you out of the hand of the wicked, and redeem you from the grasp of the ruthless.”

Berean Study Bible
I will deliver you from the hand of the wicked and redeem you from the grasp of the ruthless.”

King James Bible
And I will deliver thee out of the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem thee out of the hand of the terrible.

New King James Version
“I will deliver you from the hand of the wicked, And I will redeem you from the grip of the terrible.”

New American Standard Bible
“So I will rescue you from the hand of the wicked, And I will redeem you from the grasp of the violent.”

NASB 1995
“So I will deliver you from the hand of the wicked, And I will redeem you from the grasp of the violent.”

NASB 1977
“So I will deliver you from the hand of the wicked, And I will redeem you from the grasp of the violent.”

Amplified Bible
“So I will rescue you out of the hand of the wicked, And I will redeem you from the [grasping] palm of the terrible and ruthless [tyrant].”

Christian Standard Bible
I will rescue you from the power of evil people and redeem you from the grasp of the ruthless.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will deliver you from the power of evil people and redeem you from the control of the ruthless.

American Standard Version
And I will deliver thee out of the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem thee out of the hand of the terrible.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I shall save you from the hand of the evil, and I shall save you from the hand of the mighty

Brenton Septuagint Translation
for I am with thee to save thee, and to deliver thee out of the hand of wicked men; and I will ransom thee out of the hand of pestilent men.

Contemporary English Version
I will be there to rescue you. I, the LORD, have spoken.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will deliver thee out of the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem thee out of the hand of the mighty.

English Revised Version
And I will deliver thee out of the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem thee out of the hand of the terrible.

Good News Translation
I will rescue you from the power of wicked and violent people. I, the LORD, have spoken."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will rescue you from the power of wicked people and free you from the power of tyrants.

International Standard Version
So I'll deliver you from the hand of the wicked, and redeem you from the grasp of the ruthless."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will deliver thee out of the hand of the wicked, And I will redeem thee out of the hand of the terrible.

Literal Standard Version
“And I have delivered you from the hand of evildoers, And I have ransomed you From the hand of the terrible!”

NET Bible
"I will deliver you from the power of the wicked. I will free you from the clutches of violent people."

New Heart English Bible
"I will deliver you out of the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem you out of the hand of the terrible."

World English Bible
I will deliver you out of the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem you out of the hand of the terrible.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have delivered thee from the hand of evil doers, And I have ransomed thee From the hand of the terrible!

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD's Promise
20Then I will make you a wall to this people, a fortified wall of bronze; they will fight against you but will not overcome you, for I am with you to save and deliver you, declares the LORD. 21I will deliver you from the hand of the wicked and redeem you from the grasp of the ruthless.”

Cross References
Genesis 48:16
the angel who has redeemed me from all harm--may He bless these boys. And may they be called by my name and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac, and may they grow into a multitude upon the earth."

Psalm 37:40
The LORD helps and delivers them; He rescues and saves them from the wicked, because they take refuge in Him.

Psalm 97:10
Hate evil, O you who love the LORD! He preserves the souls of His saints; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.

Isaiah 49:25
Indeed, this is what the LORD says: "Even the captives of the mighty will be taken away, and the plunder of the tyrant will be retrieved; I will contend with those who contend with you, and I will save your children.

Isaiah 49:26
I will make your oppressors eat their own flesh; they will be drunk on their own blood, as with wine. Then all mankind will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob."

Isaiah 60:16
You will drink the milk of nations and nurse at the breasts of royalty; you will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

Jeremiah 16:1
Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,


Treasury of Scripture

And I will deliver you out of the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem you out of the hand of the terrible.

deliver.

Genesis 48:16
The Angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.

Psalm 27:2
When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Psalm 37:40
And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.

the terrible.

Isaiah 25:3-5
Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee…

Isaiah 29:5,20
Moreover the multitude of thy strangers shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones shall be as chaff that passeth away: yea, it shall be at an instant suddenly…









Verse 21. - Out of the hand of the wicked, etc. The "wicked" (literally, evil) and the "terrible" may be the banditti, composed of desperate patriots, who ultimately assassinated Gedaliah (Jeremiah 41:1-3).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will deliver you
וְהִצַּלְתִּ֖יךָ (wə·hiṣ·ṣal·tî·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5337: To strip, plunder, deliver oneself, be delivered, snatch away, deliver

from the hand
מִיַּ֣ד (mî·yaḏ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3027: A hand

of the wicked
רָעִ֑ים (rā·‘îm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

and redeem you
וּפְדִתִ֖יךָ (ū·p̄ə·ḏi·ṯî·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6299: To sever, ransom, gener, to release, preserve

from the grasp
מִכַּ֥ף (mik·kap̄)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3709: Hollow or flat of the hand, palm, sole (of the foot), a pan

of the ruthless.”
עָרִצִֽים׃ (‘ā·ri·ṣîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 6184: Awe-inspiring, terror-striking


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