Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

then you will tell them, ‘I was bringing before the king my petition that he not return me to the house of Jonathan to die there.’”

New American Standard Bible

then you are to say to them, 'I was presenting my petition before the king, not to make me return to the house of Jonathan to die there.'"

King James Version

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.

International Standard Version

then you are to say to them, "I was presenting my request to the king that I not be taken back to the house of Jonathan to die there.'"

A Conservative Version

then thou shall say to them, I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house to die there.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

Then you shall say to them, I was presenting to the king my humble plea that he would not send me back to Jonathan's house to die there.

Bible in Basic English

Then you are to say to them, I made my request to the king, that he would not send me back to my death in Jonathan's house.

Darby Translation

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And say thou to them, I cause my supplication to fall before the king, not to turn me back to the house of Jonathan, to die there.

King James 2000

Then you shall 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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then you shall say to them, 'I [was] presenting my plea {before} the king, to not cause me to return [to] the house of Jonathan to die there.'"

Modern King James verseion

then you shall say to them, I presented my cry before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

See thou give them this answer, 'I have humbly besought the king, that he will let me lie no more in Jonathan's house, that I die not there.'"

NET Bible

If they do this, tell them, 'I was pleading with the king not to send me back to die in the dungeon of Jonathan's house.'"

New Heart English Bible

then you shall tell them, 'I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.'"

The Emphasized Bible

Then shalt thou say unto them, - I was causing my supplication to fall prostrate before the king, - that he would not cause me to return to the house of Jonathan, to die there.

Webster

Then thou shalt say to them, I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.

World English Bible

then you shall tell them, I presented my supplication before the king, that he would not cause me to return to Jonathan's house, to die there.

Youngs Literal Translation

then thou hast said unto them, I am causing my supplication to fall before the king, not to cause me to return to the house of Jonathan, to die there.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּחנּה 
T@chinnah 
Usage: 25

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

that he would not cause me to return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

יהונתן 
Y@hownathan 
Usage: 111

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

to die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Jeremiah And Zedekiah Make An Agreement

25 If the officials hear that I have spoken with you and come and demand of you, ‘Tell us what you said to the king; don’t hide anything from us and we won’t kill you. Also, what did the king say to you?’ 26 then you will tell them, ‘I was bringing before the king my petition that he not return me to the house of Jonathan to die there.’” 27 When all the officials came to Jeremiah and questioned him, he reported the exact words to them the king had commanded, and they quit speaking with him because nothing had been heard.



Cross References

Jeremiah 37:20

So now please listen, my lord the king. May my petition come before you. Don’t send me back to the house of Jonathan the scribe, or I will die there.”

Jeremiah 37:15

The officials were angry at Jeremiah and beat him and placed him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe, for it had been made into a prison.

Esther 4:8

Mordecai also gave him a copy of the written decree issued in Susa ordering their destruction, so that Hathach might show it to Esther, explain it to her, and command her to approach the king, implore his favor, and plead with him personally for her people.

Jeremiah 42:2

Jeremiah the prophet and said, “May our petition come before you; pray to the Lord your God on our behalf, on behalf of this entire remnant (for few of us remain out of the many, as you can see with your own eyes),

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