Jeremiah 42:22
New International Version
So now, be sure of this: You will die by the sword, famine and plague in the place where you want to go to settle."

New Living Translation
So you can be sure that you will die from war, famine, and disease in Egypt, where you insist on going.”

English Standard Version
Now therefore know for a certainty that you shall die by the sword, by famine, and by pestilence in the place where you desire to go to live.”

Berean Study Bible
Now therefore, know for sure that by sword and famine and plague you will die in the place where you desire to go to reside.”

King James Bible
Now therefore know certainly that ye shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, in the place whither ye desire to go and to sojourn.

New King James Version
Now therefore, know certainly that you shall die by the sword, by famine, and by pestilence in the place where you desire to go to dwell.”

New American Standard Bible
And now you shall know for certain that you will die by the sword, by famine, or by plague in the place where you desire to go to reside.

NASB 1995
Therefore you should now clearly understand that you will die by the sword, by famine and by pestilence, in the place where you wish to go to reside.

NASB 1977
Therefore you should now clearly understand that you will die by the sword, by famine, and by pestilence, in the place where you wish to go to reside.

Amplified Bible
Now therefore know for certain that you will die by the sword, by famine, and by virulent disease in the land [of Egypt] where you wish to reside [temporarily].

Christian Standard Bible
Now therefore, know for certain that by the sword, famine, and plague you will die in the place where you desired to go to stay for a while.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now therefore, know for certain that by the sword, famine, and plague you will die in the place where you desired to go to live for a while."

American Standard Version
Now therefore know certainly that ye shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, in the place whither ye desire to go to sojourn there.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Now know that with sword and with starvation and with plague you shall die in the place which you want to enter, to dwell there

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Now therefore ye shall perish by sword and by famine, in the place which ye desire to go into to dwell there.

Contemporary English Version
And so, you will die in Egypt from war, hunger, and disease.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now therefore know certainly that you shall die by the sword, and by famine, and by pestilence in the place to which you desire to go to dwell there.

English Revised Version
Now therefore know certainly that ye shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, in the place whither ye desire to go to sojourn there.

Good News Translation
So then, remember this: you will die in war or of starvation or disease in the land where you want to go and live."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But now, you need to know that you will die in wars, famines, or plagues in the place where you want to go and live."

International Standard Version
Now, be fully aware that you will die by the sword, by famine, and by plague in the place where you want to settle."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now therefore know certainly that ye shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, in the place whither ye desire to go to sojourn there.'

Literal Standard Version
And now, certainly know that by sword, by famine, and by pestilence you die, in the place that you have desired to go to sojourn there.”

NET Bible
So now be very sure of this: You will die from war, starvation, or disease in the place where you want to go and live."

New Heart English Bible
Now therefore know certainly that you shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, in the place where you desire to go to live there."

World English Bible
Now therefore know certainly that you shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, in the place where you desire to go to live there.

Young's Literal Translation
And now, know ye certainly that by sword, by famine, and by pestilence ye die, in the place that ye have desired to go in to sojourn there.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Warning Against Going to Egypt
21For I have told you today, but you have not obeyed the voice of the LORD your God in all He has sent me to tell you. 22Now therefore, know for sure that by sword and famine and plague you will die in the place where you desire to go to reside.”

Cross References
Isaiah 30:3
But Pharaoh's protection will become your shame, and the refuge of Egypt's shade your disgrace.

Jeremiah 42:17
So all who resolve to go to Egypt to reside there will die by sword and famine and plague. Not one of them will survive or escape the disaster I will bring upon them.'

Jeremiah 43:11
He will come and strike down the land of Egypt, bringing death to those destined for death, captivity to those destined for captivity, and the sword to those destined for the sword.

Jeremiah 44:12
And I will take away the remnant of Judah who have resolved to go to the land of Egypt to reside there; they will meet their end. They will all fall by the sword or be consumed by famine. From the least to the greatest, they will die by sword or famine; and they will become an object of cursing and horror, of vilification and reproach.

Ezekiel 6:11
This is what the Lord GOD says: Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and cry out "Alas!" because of all the wicked abominations of the house of Israel, who will fall by sword and famine and plague.

Ezekiel 33:27
Tell them that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'As surely as I live, those in the ruins will fall by the sword, those in the open field I will give to be devoured by wild animals, and those in the strongholds and caves will die by plague.

Hosea 9:6
For even if they flee destruction, Egypt will gather them and Memphis will bury them. Their precious silver will be taken over by thistles, and thorns will overrun their tents.


Treasury of Scripture

Now therefore know certainly that you shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, in the place where you desire to go and to sojourn.

know

Jeremiah 42:17
So shall it be with all the men that set their faces to go into Egypt to sojourn there; they shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: and none of them shall remain or escape from the evil that I will bring upon them.

Jeremiah 43:11
And when he cometh, he shall smite the land of Egypt, and deliver such as are for death to death; and such as are for captivity to captivity; and such as are for the sword to the sword.

Ezekiel 5:3,4
Thou shalt also take thereof a few in number, and bind them in thy skirts…

in the

Hosea 9:6
For, lo, they are gone because of destruction: Egypt shall gather them up, Memphis shall bury them: the pleasant places for their silver, nettles shall possess them: thorns shall be in their tabernacles.

to go and to sojourn.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now therefore,
וְעַתָּה֙ (wə·‘at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 6258: At this time

know
יָדֹ֣עַ (yā·ḏō·a‘)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 3045: To know

for sure
תֵּֽדְע֔וּ (tê·ḏə·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 3045: To know

that
כִּ֗י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

by the sword,
בַּחֶ֛רֶב (ba·ḥe·reḇ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

famine,
בָּרָעָ֥ב (bā·rā·‘āḇ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7458: Famine, hunger

and plague
וּבַדֶּ֖בֶר (ū·ḇad·de·ḇer)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1698: A pestilence

you will die
תָּמ֑וּתוּ (tā·mū·ṯū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

in the place
בַּמָּקוֹם֙ (bam·mā·qō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition

where
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

you desire
חֲפַצְתֶּ֔ם (ḥă·p̄aṣ·tem)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 2654: To incline to, to bend, to be pleased with, desire

to go
לָב֖וֹא (lā·ḇō·w)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to reside.”
לָג֥וּר (lā·ḡūr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1481: To turn aside from the road, sojourn, to shrink, fear, to gather for, hostility


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