Parallel Verses

World English Bible

I spoke to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

New American Standard Bible

I spoke words like all these to Zedekiah king of Judah, saying, “Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon and serve him and his people, and live!

King James Version

I spake also to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

Holman Bible

I spoke to Zedekiah king of Judah in the same way: “Put your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, serve him and his people, and live!

International Standard Version

I spoke to Zedekiah king of Judah using words like these: "Bring your neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon. Serve him and his people, and you will live!

A Conservative Version

And I spoke to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

American Standard Version

And I spake to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

Amplified

I spoke to Zedekiah king of Judah in the same way, saying, “Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon and serve him and his people, and live!

Bible in Basic English

And I said all this to Zedekiah, king of Judah, saying, Put your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon and become his servants and his people, so that you may keep your lives.

Darby Translation

And I spoke to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

Julia Smith Translation

And to Zedekiah king of Judah I spake according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks into the yoke of the king of Babel, and serve him and his people, and live.

King James 2000

I spoke also to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I spoke words like these to Zedekiah, the king of Judah, {saying}, "Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

Modern King James verseion

I also spoke to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All these things told I Zedekiah the king of Judah, and said, "Put your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, that ye may live.

NET Bible

I told King Zedekiah of Judah the same thing. I said, "Submit to the yoke of servitude to the king of Babylon. Be subject to him and his people. Then you will continue to live.

New Heart English Bible

I spoke to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, "Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

The Emphasized Bible

Also unto Zedekiah king of Judah, spake I, according to all these words saying,-Bring your necks into the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people and live!

Webster

I spoke also to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

Youngs Literal Translation

And unto Zedekiah king of Judah I have spoken according to all these words, saying, 'Cause your necks to enter into the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

צדקיּהוּ צדקיּה 
Tsidqiyah 
Usage: 62

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

צוּארה צוּרן צוּר צוּאר 
Tsavva'r 
Usage: 43

under the yoke
עול על 
`ol 
Usage: 40

of the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Babylon
בּבל 
babel 
Usage: 262

and serve
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

him and his people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

Context Readings

Jeremiah Uses Fetters And Yokes To Illustrate His Message Of Submission

11 But the nation that shall bring their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him, that [nation] will I let remain in their own land, says Yahweh; and they shall till it, and dwell therein. 12 I spoke to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live. 13 Why will you die, you and your people, by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, as Yahweh has spoken concerning the nation that will not serve the king of Babylon?



Cross References

Jeremiah 28:1

It happened the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, in the fifth month, that Hananiah the son of Azzur, the prophet, who was of Gibeon, spoke to me in the house of Yahweh, in the presence of the priests and of all the people, saying,

Jeremiah 38:17

Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, Thus says Yahweh, the God of Armies, the God of Israel: If you will go forth to the king of Babylon's princes, then your soul shall live, and this city shall not be burned with fire; and you shall live, and your house.

2 Chronicles 36:11-13

Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he began to reign; and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem:

Proverbs 1:33

But whoever listens to me will dwell securely, and will be at ease, without fear of harm."

Jeremiah 27:2-3

Thus says Yahweh to me: Make bonds and bars, and put them on your neck;

Jeremiah 27:8

It shall happen, that the nation and the kingdom which will not serve the same Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and that will not put their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, that nation will I punish, says Yahweh, with the sword, and with the famine, and with the pestilence, until I have consumed them by his hand.

Ezekiel 17:11-21

Moreover the word of Yahweh came to me, saying,

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