Jeremiah 43:8

8 In Tahpanhes the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah:

Jeremiah 43:8 in Other Translations

KJV
8 Then came the word of the LORD unto Jeremiah in Tahpanhes, saying,
ESV
8 Then the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah in Tahpanhes:
NLT
8 Then at Tahpanhes, the LORD gave another message to Jeremiah. He said,
MSG
8 While in Tahpanhes, God's Word came to Jeremiah:
CSB
8 Then the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah at Tahpanhes:

Jeremiah 43:8 Meaning and Commentary

Jeremiah 43:8

Then came the word of the Lord to Jeremiah, at Tahpanhes
Where he was with the rest the captains carried thither with them; and as soon as he and they had got here, the word of the Lord came unto him, declaring the destruction of this place, and of the whole land. Here Jerom says the prophet was stoned to death; saying;
as follows:

Jeremiah 43:8 In-Context

6 They also led away all those whom Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard had left with Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan—the men, the women, the children and the king’s daughters. And they took Jeremiah the prophet and Baruch son of Neriah along with them.
7 So they entered Egypt in disobedience to the LORD and went as far as Tahpanhes.
8 In Tahpanhes the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah:
9 “While the Jews are watching, take some large stones with you and bury them in clay in the brick pavement at the entrance to Pharaoh’s palace in Tahpanhes.
10 Then say to them, ‘This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: I will send for my servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and I will set his throne over these stones I have buried here; he will spread his royal canopy above them.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Psalms 139:7; Jeremiah 2:16