Jeremiah 38:26

26 then tell them, ‘I was pleading with the king not to send me back to Jonathan’s house to die there.’ ”

Read Jeremiah 38:26 Using Other Translations

Then thou shalt say unto them, I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.
then you shall say to them, 'I made a humble plea to the king that he would not send me back to the house of Jonathan to die there.'"
If this happens, just tell them you begged me not to send you back to Jonathan’s dungeon, for fear you would die there.”