Jeremiah 39:18
New International Version
I will save you; you will not fall by the sword but will escape with your life, because you trust in me, declares the LORD.’”

New Living Translation
Because you trusted me, I will give you your life as a reward. I will rescue you and keep you safe. I, the LORD, have spoken!’”

English Standard Version
For I will surely save you, and you shall not fall by the sword, but you shall have your life as a prize of war, because you have put your trust in me, declares the LORD.’”

Berean Study Bible
For I will surely rescue you so that you do not fall by the sword. Because you have trusted in Me, you will escape with your life like a spoil of war, declares the LORD.’ ”

King James Bible
For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the LORD.

New King James Version
For I will surely deliver you, and you shall not fall by the sword; but your life shall be as a prize to you, because you have put your trust in Me,” says the LORD.’ ”

New American Standard Bible
For I will assuredly rescue you, and you will not fall by the sword; but you will have your own life as plunder, because you have trusted in Me,” declares the LORD.’”

NASB 1995
“For I will certainly rescue you, and you will not fall by the sword; but you will have your own life as booty, because you have trusted in Me,” declares the LORD.’”

NASB 1977
“For I will certainly rescue you, and you will not fall by the sword; but you will have your own life as booty, because you have trusted in Me,” declares the LORD.’”

Amplified Bible
For I will certainly rescue you; and you will not fall by the sword, but you will have your [own] life as a reward of battle, because you have placed your trust in Me,” says the LORD.’”

Christian Standard Bible
Indeed, I will certainly deliver you so that you do not fall by the sword. Because you have trusted in me, you will retain your life like the spoils of war. This is the LORD’s declaration.’ ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Indeed, I will certainly deliver you so that you do not fall by the sword. Because you have trusted in Me, you will keep your life like the spoils of war.” This is the LORD’s declaration.

American Standard Version
For I will surely save thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee; because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I shall save you, and you shall not fall by the sword and you shall deliver your soul, because you have trusted upon me, says LORD JEHOVAH’”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For I will surely save thee, and thou shalt by no means fall by the sword; and thou shalt find thy life, because thou didst trust in me, saith the Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But delivering, I will deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword : but thy life shall be saved for thee, because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the Lord.

English Revised Version
For I will surely save thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the LORD.

Good News Translation
I will keep you safe, and you will not be put to death. You will escape with your life because you have put your trust in me. I, the LORD, have spoken."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will certainly rescue you. You will not die in war. You will escape with your life because you trusted me, declares the LORD.'"

International Standard Version
For I'll surely deliver you, and you won't fall by the sword. Your life will be spared because you trusted me," declares the LORD.'"

JPS Tanakh 1917
For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee; because thou hast put thy trust in Me, saith the LORD.'

Literal Standard Version
for I certainly deliver you, and you do not fall by sword, and your life has been to you for a spoil, for you have trusted in Me—a declaration of YHWH.”

NET Bible
I will certainly save you. You will not fall victim to violence. You will escape with your life because you trust in me. I, the LORD, affirm it!"'"

New Heart English Bible
For I will surely save you, and you shall not fall by the sword, but your life will be given to you as a reward; because you have put your trust in me,"' says the LORD."

World English Bible
For I will surely save you, and you shall not fall by the sword, but your life shall be for a prey to you; because you have put your trust in me, says Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
for I do certainly deliver thee, and by sword thou fallest not, and thy life hath been to thee for a spoil, for thou hast trusted in Me -- an affirmation of Jehovah.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jeremiah Delivered
17But I will deliver you on that day, declares the LORD, and you will not be delivered into the hands of the men whom you fear. 18For I will surely rescue you so that you do not fall by the sword. Because you have trusted in Me, you will escape with your life like a spoil of war, declares the LORD.’”

Cross References
Psalm 34:22
The LORD redeems His servants, and none who take refuge in Him will be condemned.

Jeremiah 17:7
But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in Him.

Jeremiah 17:8
He is like a tree planted by the waters that sends out its roots toward the stream. It does not fear when the heat comes, and its leaves are always green. It does not worry in a year of drought, nor does it cease to produce fruit.

Jeremiah 21:9
Whoever stays in this city will die by sword and famine and plague, but whoever goes out and surrenders to the Chaldeans who besiege you will live; he will retain his life like a spoil of war.

Jeremiah 38:2
"This is what the LORD says: Whoever stays in this city will die by sword and famine and plague, but whoever surrenders to the Chaldeans will live; he will retain his life like a spoil of war, and he will live.

Jeremiah 45:5
But as for you, do you seek great things for yourself? Stop seeking! For I will bring disaster on every living creature, declares the LORD, but wherever you go, I will grant your life as a spoil of war."


Treasury of Scripture

For I will surely deliver you, and you shall not fall by the sword, but your life shall be for a prey to you: because you have put your trust in me, said the LORD.

but.

Jeremiah 21:9
He that abideth in this city shall die by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that goeth out, and falleth to the Chaldeans that besiege you, he shall live, and his life shall be unto him for a prey.

Jeremiah 38:2
Thus saith the LORD, He that remaineth in this city shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that goeth forth to the Chaldeans shall live; for he shall have his life for a prey, and shall live.

Jeremiah 45:4,5
Thus shalt thou say unto him, The LORD saith thus; Behold, that which I have built will I break down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up, even this whole land…

because.

Jeremiah 17:7,8
Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is…

Romans 2:12
For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law;

1 Chronicles 5:20
And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them; because they put their trust in him.









Verse 18. - For a prey unto thee. The same remarkable phrase in Jeremiah 21:9 38:2.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

I will surely rescue you
מַלֵּט֙ (mal·lêṭ)
Verb - Piel - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 4422: To be smooth, to escape, to release, rescue, to bring forth young, emit sparks

so that you do not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

fall
תִפֹּ֑ל (ṯip·pōl)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

by the sword.
וּבַחֶ֖רֶב (ū·ḇa·ḥe·reḇ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

Because
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

you have trusted in Me,
בָטַ֥חְתָּ (ḇā·ṭaḥ·tā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 982: To trust, be confident, sure

you will escape
וְהָיְתָ֨ה (wə·hā·yə·ṯāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

with
לְךָ֤ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

your life
נַפְשְׁךָ֙ (nap̄·šə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

like a spoil of war,
לְשָׁלָ֔ל (lə·šā·lāl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7998: A prey, spoil, plunder, booty

declares
נְאֻם־ (nə·’um-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5002: An oracle

the LORD.”
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel


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