Jeremiah 42

The Book of Jeremiah
Chapter 42

Chapter Overview:

Johanan and the people desire Jeremiah to enquire of God, promising obedience to his will, ver. 1 - 6.
Jeremiah assures them of safety in Judea, ver. 7 - 12.
and destruction in Egypt, ver. 13 - 18.
Reproves their hypocrisy and obstinacy, ver. 19 - 22.


42:6Good or evil - Whether grateful or ungrateful to us.
42:10I repent - I am satisfied with the punishment your nation hath undergone, and as to the remainder, will change the course of my providence.