Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But the nations that bring their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him, those will I let remain still in their own land, saith the LORD; and they shall till it, and dwell therein.
Thus, said Yahweh unto me, Make thee, bonds and bars, and put them upon thine own neck.
He that remaineth in this city, shall die - by the sword ors by the famine or by the pestilence, - Whereas, he that goeth forth and falleth unto the Chaldeans, who are besieging you, - then shall he live, and, his life, shall become to him, a spoil;
Thus saith Yahweh, He that remaineth in this city shall die, by sword by famine, or by pestilence, - whereas, he that goeth forth unto the Chaldeans, shall live, so shall he have his life for a spoil, and shall live.
Then Gedaliah son of Ahikam son of Shaphan swats unto them, and to their men saying, Do not be afraid of serving the Chaldeans, - dwell in the land and serve the king of Babylon that it may be well with you.
If ye will indeed abide, in this land, then will I build you up, and not pull you down, and plant you and not uproot you , - for I have compassion as touching the calamity which I have caused you.