Jeremiah 38:5
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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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Clarke'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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1 Samuel 15:24 And Saul said to Samuel, I have sinned: for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD, and your words...

1 Samuel 29:9 And Achish answered and said to David, I know that you are good in my sight, as an angel of God...

2 Samuel 3:39 And I am this day weak, though anointed king; and these men the sons of Zeruiah be too hard for me...

2 Samuel 19:22 And David said, What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah, that you should this day be adversaries to me?...

Proverbs 29:25 The fear of man brings a snare: but whoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be safe.

John 19:12-16 And from thereafter Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If you let this man go, you are not Caesar's friend...

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Cross References
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!"

Jeremiah 26:14
As for me, I am in your hands; do with me whatever you think is good and right.

Jeremiah 37:17
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."

Daniel 6:16
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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