Jeremiah 42:13
New International Version
"However, if you say, 'We will not stay in this land,' and so disobey the LORD your God,

New Living Translation
“But if you refuse to obey the LORD your God, and if you say, ‘We will not stay here;

English Standard Version
But if you say, ‘We will not remain in this land,’ disobeying the voice of the LORD your God

Berean Study Bible
But if you say, ‘We will not stay in this land,’ and you thus disobey the voice of the LORD your God,

King James Bible
But if ye say, We will not dwell in this land, neither obey the voice of the LORD your God,

New King James Version
“But if you say, ‘We will not dwell in this land,’ disobeying the voice of the LORD your God,

New American Standard Bible
But if you are going to say, “We will not stay in this land,” so as not to listen to the voice of the LORD your God,

NASB 1995
'But if you are going to say, "We will not stay in this land," so as not to listen to the voice of the LORD your God,

NASB 1977
‘But if you are going to say, “We will not stay in this land,” so as not to listen to the voice of the LORD your God,

Amplified Bible
But if you are going to say, “We will not stay in this land,” and [in so doing] do not listen to the voice of the LORD your God,

Christian Standard Bible
“But if you say, ‘We will not stay in this land,’ in order to disobey the LORD your God,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if you say, 'We will not stay in this land,' so as not to obey the voice of the LORD your God,

American Standard Version
But if ye say, We will not dwell in this land; so that ye obey not the voice of Jehovah your God,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if you say, ‘We will not dwell in this land!”, because you will not listen to the voice of LORD JEHOVAH your God

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But if ye say, We will not dwell in this land, that we may not hearken to the voice of the Lord;

Contemporary English Version
But you might keep on saying, "We won't stay here in Judah, and we won't obey the LORD our God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if you say: We will not dwell in this land, neither will we hearken to the voice of the Lord our God,

English Revised Version
But if ye say, We will not dwell in this land; so that ye obey not the voice of the LORD your God;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"But suppose you say, 'We won't stay in this land,' and you disobey the LORD your God.

International Standard Version
But if you disobey the LORD your God by saying, "We won't stay in this land,"

JPS Tanakh 1917
But if ye say: We will not abide in this land; so that ye hearken not to the voice of the LORD your God;

Literal Standard Version
And if you are saying, We do not dwell in this land—not to listen to the voice of your God YHWH,

NET Bible
"You must not disobey the LORD your God by saying, 'We will not stay in this land.'

New Heart English Bible
But if you say, 'We will not dwell in this land'; so that you do not obey the voice of the LORD your God,

World English Bible
But if you say, We will not dwell in this land; so that you don't obey the voice of Yahweh your God,

Young's Literal Translation
'And if ye are saying, We do not dwell in this land -- not to hearken to the voice of Jehovah your God,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Warning Against Going to Egypt
12And I will show you compassion, and he will have compassion on you and restore you to your own land.’ 13But if you say, ‘We will not stay in this land,’ and you thus disobey the voice of the LORD your God, 14and if you say, ‘No, but we will go to the land of Egypt and live there, where we will not see war or hear the sound of the ram’s horn or hunger for bread,’…

Cross References
Exodus 5:2
But Pharaoh replied, "Who is the LORD that I should obey His voice and let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, and I will not let Israel go."

Jeremiah 44:16
"As for the word you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we will not listen to you!


Treasury of Scripture

But if you say, We will not dwell in this land, neither obey the voice of the LORD your God,

Jeremiah 42:10
If ye will still abide in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up: for I repent me of the evil that I have done unto you.

Jeremiah 44:16
As for the word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of the LORD, we will not hearken unto thee.

Exodus 5:2
And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But if
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

you
אַתֶּ֔ם (’at·tem)
Pronoun - second person masculine plural
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

say,
אֹמְרִ֣ים (’ō·mə·rîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘We will not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

stay
נֵשֵׁ֖ב (nê·šêḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

in this
הַזֹּ֑את (haz·zōṯ)
Article | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

land,’
בָּאָ֣רֶץ (bā·’ā·reṣ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

and so disobey
שְׁמֹ֔עַ (šə·mō·a‘)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

the voice
בְּק֖וֹל (bə·qō·wl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6963: A voice, sound

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

your God,
אֱלֹהֵיכֶֽם׃ (’ĕ·lō·hê·ḵem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative


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