Jeremiah 40:7 LEB

The Assassination of Gedaliah

7 When all the commanders of the armies who [were] in the open country and their men heard that the king of Babylon had appointed Gedaliah the son of Ahikam [in an official position] in the land, and that {he had put him in charge of} men, and women, and little children, and of the poor of the land, of [all those] who had not been deported [to] Babylon,

References for Jeremiah 40:7

    • m 40:7 - Literally "he had appointed to him"

      Study tools for Jeremiah 40:7

      • a 40:1 - Hebrew "guards"
      • b 40:1 - Literally "at his taking him
      • c 40:1 - Hebrew "exile"
      • d 40:2 - Hebrew "guards"
      • e 40:3 - Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
      • f 40:3 - Literally "as that"
      • g 40:4 - Literally "the day"
      • h 40:4 - Hebrew "hand"
      • i 40:4 - Literally "I will place my eye on you"
      • j 40:4 - Literally "to the face of you"
      • k 40:5 - Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
      • l 40:5 - Hebrew "guards"
      • m 40:7 - Literally "he had appointed to him"
      • n 40:9 - Literally "to say"
      • o 40:10 - Literally "And I"
      • p 40:10 - Literally "to the face of"
      • q 40:11 - Literally "sons of Ammon"
      • r 40:12 - Literally "very numerous"
      • s 40:14 - Literally "know you know"
      • t 40:14 - Literally "sons of Ammon"
      • u 40:15 - Literally "to say"
      • v 40:15 - Literally "not a man"