New International Version
"He is in your hands," King Zedekiah answered. "The king can do nothing to oppose you."
King James Bible
Then Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand: for the king is not he that can do any thing against you.
Darby Bible Translation
And king Zedekiah said, Behold, he is in your hand; for the king is not he that can do a thing against you.
World English Bible
Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand; for the king is not he who can do anything against you.
Young's Literal Translation
And the king Zedekiah saith, 'Lo, he is in your hand: for the king is not able for you in anything.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He is in your hand - Ye have power to do as you please; I must act by your counsel. Poor weak prince! you respect the prophet, you fear the cabal, and you sacrifice an innocent man to your own weakness and their malice!
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Mr. James Mitchel was educated at the university of Edinburgh, and was, with some other of his fellow-students, made master of arts anno 1656. Mr. Robert Leighton (afterwards bishop Leighton), being then principal of that college, before the degree was conferred upon them, tendered to them the national and solemn league and covenant; which covenants, upon mature deliberation, he took, finding nothing in them but a short compend of the moral law, binding to our duty towards God and towards …
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2 Samuel 3:39
And today, though I am the anointed king, I am weak, and these sons of Zeruiah are too strong for me. May the LORD repay the evildoer according to his evil deeds!"
As for me, I am in your hands; do with me whatever you think is good and right.
Then King Zedekiah sent for him and had him brought to the palace, where he asked him privately, "Is there any word from the LORD?" "Yes," Jeremiah replied, "you will be delivered into the hands of the king of Babylon."
So the king gave the order, and they brought Daniel and threw him into the lions' den. The king said to Daniel, "May your God, whom you serve continually, rescue you!"
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