9 Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, took an oath to reassure them and their men. “Do not be afraid to serve the Babylonians,a ” he said. “Settle down in the land and serve the king of Babylon, and it will go well with you.

References for Jeremiah 40:9

    • ´ 40:9 - Or "Chaldeans" ; also in verse 10