17 Do not listen to them. Serve the king of Babylon, and you will live. Why should this city become a ruin?

Read Jeremiah 27:17 Using Other Translations

Hearken not unto them; serve the king of Babylon, and live: wherefore should this city be laid waste?
Do not listen to them; serve the king of Babylon and live. Why should this city become a desolation?
Do not listen to them. Surrender to the king of Babylon, and you will live. Why should this whole city be destroyed?