Now Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had given these orders about Jeremiah through Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard:
“Take him and look after him; don’t harm him but do for him whatever he asks.”
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So Nebuzaradan the commander of the guard, Nebushazban a chief officer, Nergal-Sharezer a high official and all the other officers of the king of Babylon
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sent and had Jeremiah taken out of the courtyard of the guard. They turned him over to Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, to take him back to his home. So he remained among his own people.
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While Jeremiah had been confined in the courtyard of the guard, the word of the LORD came to him:
“Go and tell Ebed-Melek the Cushite, ‘This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: I am about to fulfill my words against this city—words concerning disaster, not prosperity. At that time they will be fulfilled before your eyes.
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But I will rescue you on that day, declares the LORD; you will not be given into the hands of those you fear.
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I will save you; you will not fall by the sword but will escape with your life, because you trust in me, declares the LORD.’ ”
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