Then all the captains of the forces, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and Jezaniah the son of Hoshaiah, and all the people from the least even unto the greatest, came near ,
And said unto Jeremiah the prophet, Let, we beseech thee, our supplicationa be acceptedbefore thee, and pray for us unto the LORD thy God, even for all this remnant; (for we are left but a few of many , as thine eyes do behold us:)
That the LORD thy God may shew us the way wherein we may walk , and the thing that we may do .
Then Jeremiah the prophetsaid unto them, I have heard you; behold, I will pray unto the LORD your God according to your words; and it shall come to pass, that whatsoever thing the LORD shall answer you, I will declare it unto you; I will keep nothingback from you.
Then they said to Jeremiah, The LORD be a true and faithfulwitness between us, if we do not even according to all things for the which the LORD thy God shall send thee to us.
Whether it be good, or whether it be evil, we will obey the voice of the LORD our God, to whom wesend thee; that it may be well with us, when we obey the voice of the LORD our God.7
And it came to pass aftertendays, that the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah.8
Then called he Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces which were with him, and all the people from the least even to the greatest,9
And said unto them, Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, unto whom ye sent me to present your supplicationbefore him;