Jeremiah 43:4
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New International Version
So Johanan son of Kareah and all the army officers and all the people disobeyed the LORD's command to stay in the land of Judah.

King James Bible
So Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces, and all the people, obeyed not the voice of the LORD, to dwell in the land of Judah.

Darby Bible Translation
So Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces, and all the people, hearkened not unto the voice of Jehovah to abide in the land of Judah;

World English Bible
So Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces, and all the people, didn't obey the voice of Yahweh, to dwell in the land of Judah.

Young's Literal Translation
And Johanan son of Kareah, and all the heads of the forces, and all the people, have not hearkened to the voice of Jehovah, to dwell in the land of Judah;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou speakest falsely - They had no other color for their rebellion than flatly to deny that God had spoken what the prophet related.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

obeyed

Jeremiah 42:5,6 Then they said to Jeremiah, The LORD be a true and faithful witness between us...

Jeremiah 44:5 But they listened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense to other gods.

2 Chronicles 25:16 And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king said to him, Are you made of the king's counsel? forbear...

Ecclesiastes 9:16 Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.

to dwell

Jeremiah 42:10-13 If you 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...

Psalm 37:3 Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shall you dwell in the land, and truly you shall be fed.

Library
Carried Captive into Babylon
In the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign "Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem," to besiege the city. 2 Kings 25:1. The outlook for Judah was hopeless. "Behold, I am against thee," the Lord Himself declared through Ezekiel. "I the Lord have drawn forth My sword out of his sheath" it shall not return any more. . . . Every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water." "I will pour out Mine indignation
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
2 Kings 25:26
At this, all the people from the least to the greatest, together with the army officers, fled to Egypt for fear of the Babylonians.

2 Chronicles 25:16
While he was still speaking, the king said to him, "Have we appointed you an adviser to the king? Stop! Why be struck down?" So the prophet stopped but said, "I know that God has determined to destroy you, because you have done this and have not listened to my counsel."

Psalm 37:3
Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.

Jeremiah 41:16
Then Johanan son of Kareah and all the army officers who were with him led away all the people of Mizpah who had survived, whom Johanan had recovered from Ishmael son of Nethaniah after Ishmael had assassinated Gedaliah son of Ahikam--the soldiers, women, children and court officials he had recovered from Gibeon.

Jeremiah 42:5
Then they said to Jeremiah, "May the LORD be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act in accordance with everything the LORD your God sends you to tell us.

Jeremiah 42:6
Whether it is favorable or unfavorable, we will obey the LORD our God, to whom we are sending you, so that it will go well with us, for we will obey the LORD our God."

Jeremiah 42:8
So he called together Johanan son of Kareah and all the army officers who were with him and all the people from the least to the greatest.

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