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Jeremiah 38:16 NIV

16 But King Zedekiah swore this oath secretly to Jeremiah: “As surely as the LORD lives, who has given us breath, I will neither kill you nor hand you over to those who want to kill you.”

References for Jeremiah 38:16

Study tools for Jeremiah 38:16

  • a 38:1 - Hebrew "Jukal," a variant of "Jehukal"
  • b 38:2 - Or "Chaldeans" ; also in verses 18, 19 and 23
  • c 38:7 - Probably from the upper Nile region
  • d 38:7 - Or "a eunuch"
  • e 38:23 - Or "and you will cause this city to"