Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm, but do to him even as he shall say to thee.

New American Standard Bible

"Take him and look after him, and do nothing harmful to him, but rather deal with him just as he tells you."

King James Version

Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do unto him even as he shall say unto thee.

Holman Bible

“Take him, look after him, and don’t let any harm come to him; do for him whatever he says.”

International Standard Version

"Take him, look after him, and don't do anything to harm him. Rather, do for him whatever he tells you."

American Standard Version

Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do unto him even as he shall say unto thee.

Amplified

Take him and look after him well; do him no harm but deal with him as he may ask of you.

Bible in Basic English

Take him and keep an eye on him and see that no evil comes to him; but do with him whatever he says to you.

Darby Translation

Take him, and keep an eye upon him, and do him no harm; but do unto him even as he shall say unto thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Take him and set thine eyes upon him, and thou shalt do to him nothing evil; but as he shall speak to thee thus do to him.

King James 2000

Take him, and look well after him, and do him no harm; but do unto him even as he shall say unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Take him and set your eyes on him. And you must not do something bad to him, {but only} that which he speaks to you, so do with him."

Modern King James verseion

Take him, and set your eyes on him, and do him no evil. But do with him even as he shall say to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Take and cherish him, and make much of him: see thou do him no harm, but entreat him after his own desire."

NET Bible

"Find Jeremiah and look out for him. Do not do anything to harm him, but do with him whatever he tells you."

New Heart English Bible

"Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do to him even as he shall tell you."

The Emphasized Bible

Take him and, thine eyes, set thou upon him, and do not unto him any harmful thing, - but just as he shall speak unto thee, so, shalt thou do with him.

Webster

Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do to him even as he shall say to thee.

World English Bible

Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do to him even as he shall tell you.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Take him, and place thine eyes upon him, and do no evil thing to him, but as he speaketh unto thee, so do with him.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

him, and look well
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

to him, and do

Usage: 0

him no harm
מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

but do

Usage: 0

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

Context Readings

Jeremiah Freed By Nebuchadnezzar

11 Now Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon gave charge concerning Jeremiah to Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard, saying, 12 Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm, but do to him even as he shall say to thee. 13 So Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard sent, and Nebushazban, Rab-saris, and Nergal-sharezer, Rab-mag, and all the chief officers of the king of Babylon.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:7

When a man's ways please LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Psalm 105:14-15

He allowed no man to do them wrong. Yea, he reproved kings for their sakes,

Proverbs 21:1

The king's heart is in the hand of LORD as the watercourses. He turns it wherever he will.

Jeremiah 40:4

And now, behold, I loose thee this day from the chains which are upon thy hand. If it seem good to thee to come with me into Babylon, come, and I will look well to thee, but if it seems ill to thee to come with me into Babylon, for

Jeremiah 40:4

And now, behold, I loose thee this day from the chains which are upon thy hand. If it seem good to thee to come with me into Babylon, come, and I will look well to thee, but if it seems ill to thee to come with me into Babylon, for

Jeremiah 24:6

For I will set my eyes upon them for good, and I will bring them again to this land. And I will build them, and not pull them down, and I will plant them, and not pluck them up.

Amos 9:4

And though they go into captivity before their enemies, from there I will command the sword, and it shall kill them. And I will set my eyes upon them for evil, and not for good.

Acts 7:10

and delivered him out of all his afflictions, and gave him favor and wisdom before Pharaoh king of Egypt. And he appointed him governor over Egypt and his entire house.

1 Peter 3:12-13

Because the eyes of Lord are toward the righteous, and his ears to their supplication, but the face of Lord is against men who do evil things.

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