Jeremiah 40:13
New International Version
Johanan son of Kareah and all the army officers still in the open country came to Gedaliah at Mizpah

New Living Translation
Soon after this, Johanan son of Kareah and the other guerrilla leaders came to Gedaliah at Mizpah.

English Standard Version
Now Johanan the son of Kareah and all the leaders of the forces in the open country came to Gedaliah at Mizpah

Berean Study Bible
Meanwhile, Johanan son of Kareah and all the commanders of the armies in the field came to Gedaliah at Mizpah

New American Standard Bible
Now Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the forces that were in the field came to Gedaliah at Mizpah

King James Bible
Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

Christian Standard Bible
Meanwhile, Johanan son of Kareah and all the commanders of the armies in the countryside came to Gedaliah at Mizpah

Contemporary English Version
One day, Johanan got together with some of the other men who had been army officers, and they came to Mizpah and met with Gedaliah.

Good News Translation
After this, Johanan and the leaders of the soldiers who had not surrendered came to Gedaliah at Mizpah

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Meanwhile, Johanan son of Kareah and all the commanders of the armies in the field came to Gedaliah at Mizpah

International Standard Version
Kareah's son Jonathan and all leaders of the forces who were in the field came to Gedaliah at Mizpah.

NET Bible
Johanan and all the officers of the troops that had been hiding in the open country came to Gedaliah at Mizpah.

New Heart English Bible
Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces who were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Kareah's son Johanan and all the army commanders who were still in the country came to Gedaliah at Mizpah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

New American Standard 1977
Now Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the forces that were in the field came to Gedaliah at Mizpah,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah and all the princes of the armies that were in the fields came to Gedaliah to Mizpah

King James 2000 Bible
Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

American King James Version
Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

American Standard Version
Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Johanan the son of Caree, and all the captains of the army, that had been scattered about in the countries, came to Godolias to Masphath.

Darby Bible Translation
And Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah unto Mizpah,

English Revised Version
Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

Webster's Bible Translation
Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces, that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

World English Bible
Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces who were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

Young's Literal Translation
And Johanan son of Kareah, and all the heads of the forces that are in the field, have come in unto Gedaliah to Mizpah,
Study Bible
The Plot Against Gedaliah
13Meanwhile, Johanan son of Kareah and all the commanders of the armies in the field came to Gedaliah at Mizpah 14and said to him, “Are you aware that Baalis king of the Ammonites has sent Ishmael son of Nethaniah to take your life?” But Gedaliah son of Ahikam did not believe them.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 40:8
they came to Gedaliah at Mizpah--Ishmael son of Nethaniah, Johanan and Jonathan the sons of Kareah, Seraiah son of Tanhumeth, the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jezaniah son of the Maacathite: they and their men.

Jeremiah 40:12
they all returned from all the places to which they had been banished and came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah at Mizpah. And they gathered an abundance of wine and summer fruit.

Jeremiah 40:14
and said to him, "Are you aware that Baalis king of the Ammonites has sent Ishmael son of Nethaniah to take your life?" But Gedaliah son of Ahikam did not believe them.

Jeremiah 41:1
In the seventh month, Ishmael son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, who was a member of the royal family and one of the king's chief officers, came with ten men to Gedaliah son of Ahikam at Mizpah, and they ate a meal together there.

Jeremiah 42:1
Then all the commanders of the forces, along with Johanan son of Kareah, Jezaniah son of Hoshaiah, and all the people from the least to the greatest, approached

Treasury of Scripture

Moreover Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

Johanan. Johanan and his companions seem to have acted honestly in this affair. They had received intelligence of designs formed against Gedaliah's life, and consequently against the whole new settlement. Ishmael, being a branch of David's family, was probably displeased that another was preferred above him; and the king of the Ammonites, out of hatred to the Jews, employed him to slay Gedaliah. But Gedaliah, conscious of his own integrity and benevolence, took the portrait of others from his own mind; and therefore believed evil of no man, because he felt none towards any in his own breast. He may be reproached for being too credulous and confiding; but this only serves to shew the greatness of his soul; for a little mind is always suspicious, and ready to believe the worst of every person and thing.







Lexicon
Meanwhile, Johanan
וְיֽוֹחָנָן֙ (wə·yō·w·ḥā·nān)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3110: Jochanan

son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of Kareah
קָרֵ֔חַ (qā·rê·aḥ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7143: Kareah -- 'bald one', a man of Judah

and all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the commanders
שָׂרֵ֥י (śā·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

of the armies
הַחֲיָלִ֖ים (ha·ḥă·yā·lîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2428: A force, an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength

in the field
בַּשָּׂדֶ֑ה (baś·śā·ḏeh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7704: Field, land

came
בָּ֥אוּ (bā·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

Gedaliah
גְּדַלְיָ֖הוּ (gə·ḏal·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1436: Gedaliah -- 'Yah is great', three Israelites

at Mizpah
הַמִּצְפָּֽתָה׃ (ham·miṣ·pā·ṯāh)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4708: Mizpah -- the name of several places in Israel
Verses 13-16. - Gedaliah receives a warning of a plot against his life. 40:7-16 Jeremiah had never in his prophecies spoken of any good days for the Jews, to come immediately after the captivity; yet Providence seemed to encourage such an expectation. But how soon is this hopeful prospect blighted! When God begins a judgment, he will complete it. While pride, ambition, or revenge, bears rule in the heart, men will form new projects, and be restless in mischief, which commonly ends in their own ruin. Who would have thought, that after the destruction of Jerusalem, rebellion would so soon have sprung up? There can be no thorough change but what grace makes. And if the miserable, who are kept in everlasting chains for the judgment of the great day, were again permitted to come on earth, the sin and evil of their nature would be unchanged. Lord, give us new hearts, and that new mind in which the new birth consists, since thou hast said we cannot without it see thy heavenly kingdom.
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