Jeremiah 42:3
New International Version
Pray that the LORD your God will tell us where we should go and what we should do."

New Living Translation
Pray that the LORD your God will show us what to do and where to go."

English Standard Version
that the LORD your God may show us the way we should go, and the thing that we should do.”

Berean Study Bible
Pray that the LORD your God may tell us the way we should walk and the thing we should do.”

New American Standard Bible
that the LORD your God may tell us the way in which we should walk and the thing that we should do."

King James Bible
That the LORD thy God may shew us the way wherein we may walk, and the thing that we may do.

Christian Standard Bible
that the LORD your God may tell us the way we should go and the thing we should do."

Contemporary English Version
Ask the LORD to tell us where he wants us to go and what he wants us to do."

Good News Translation
Pray that the LORD our God will show us the way we should go and what we should do."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
that the LORD your God may tell us the way we should walk and the thing we should do."

International Standard Version
Pray that the LORD your God may inform us as to how we should live and what we should do."

NET Bible
Pray that the LORD your God will tell us where we should go and what we should do."

New Heart English Bible
that the LORD your God may show us the way in which we should walk, and the thing that we should do."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let the LORD your God tell us where we should go and what we should do."

JPS Tanakh 1917
that the LORD thy God may tell us the way wherein we should walk, and the thing that we should do.'

New American Standard 1977
that the LORD your God may tell us the way in which we should walk and the thing that we should do.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
that the LORD thy God may show us the way in which we walk, and that which we should do.

King James 2000 Bible
That the LORD your God may show us the way in which we may walk, and the thing that we may do.

American King James Version
That the LORD your God may show us the way wherein we may walk, and the thing that we may do.

American Standard Version
that Jehovah thy God may show us the way wherein we should walk, and the thing that we should do.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And let the Lord thy God declare to us the way wherein we should walk, and the thing which we should do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let the Lord thy God shew us the way by which we may walk, and the thing that we must do.

Darby Bible Translation
that Jehovah thy God may shew us the way wherein we should walk, and the thing that we should do.

English Revised Version
that the LORD thy God may shew us the way wherein we should walk, and the thing that we should do.

Webster's Bible Translation
That the LORD thy God may show us the way in which we may walk, and the thing that we may do.

World English Bible
that Yahweh your God may show us the way in which we should walk, and the thing that we should do.

Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah thy God doth declare to us the way in which we walk, and the thing that we do.'
Study Bible
Warning Against Going to Egypt
2Jeremiah the prophet and said, “May our petition come before you; pray to the LORD your God on behalf of this entire remnant. For few of us remain of the many, as you can see with your own eyes. 3Pray that the LORD your God may tell us the way we should walk and the thing we should do.” 4“I have heard you,” replied Jeremiah the prophet. “I will surely pray to the LORD your God as you request, and I will tell you everything that the LORD answers; I will not withhold a word from you.”…
Cross References
Psalm 86:11
Teach me Your way, O LORD, and I will walk in Your truth. Grant me undividedness of heart so that I may fear Your name.

Proverbs 3:6
in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.

Jeremiah 6:16
This is what the LORD says: "Stand at the crossroads and look. Ask for the ancient paths: Where is the good way? Then walk in it and find rest for your souls. But they said, 'We will not walk in it!'

Micah 4:2
And many nations will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob. He will teach us His ways, so that we may walk in His paths." For the law will go forth from Zion and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Treasury of Scripture

That the LORD your God may show us the way wherein we may walk, and the thing that we may do.

Jeremiah 6:16
Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.

Deuteronomy 5:26,29
For who is there of all flesh, that hath heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived? …

1 Kings 8:36
Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of thy servants, and of thy people Israel, that thou teach them the good way wherein they should walk, and give rain upon thy land, which thou hast given to thy people for an inheritance.







Lexicon
[Pray] that the LORD
יְהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3069: YHWH

your God
אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ (’ĕ·lō·he·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

may tell
וְיַגֶּד־ (wə·yag·geḏ-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5046: To be conspicuous

us the way
הַדֶּ֖רֶךְ (had·de·reḵ)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

we should walk
נֵֽלֶךְ־ (nê·leḵ-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

and the thing
הַדָּבָ֖ר (had·dā·ḇār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

we should do.”
נַעֲשֶֽׂה׃ (na·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make
42:1-6 To serve a turn, Jeremiah is sought out, and the captains ask for his assistance. In every difficult, doubtful case, we must look to God for direction; and we may still, in faith, pray to be guided by a spirit of wisdom in our hearts, and the leadings of Providence. We do not truly desire to know the mind of God, if we do not fully resolve to comply with it when we know it. Many promise to do what the Lord requires, while they hope to have their pride flattered, and their favourite lusts spared. Yet something betrays the state of their hearts.
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