Jeremiah 21 :8

Jeremiah 21 :8 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And to this people you shall say, Thus said the LORD; Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.

King James Version (KJV)

And to this people you shall say, Thus said the LORD; Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And to this people you are to say, The Lord has said, See, I put before you the way of life and the way of death.

Webster's Revision

And to this people thou shalt say, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.

World English Bible

To this people you shall say, Thus says Yahweh: Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith the LORD: Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

Definitions for Jeremiah 21 :8

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 21 :8

Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death - Meaning escape or destruction in the present instance. This is explained in the next verse.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 21 :8

Compare the marginal reference; but here the alternative is a life saved by desertion to the enemy, or a death by famine, pestilence, and the sword within the walls.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 21 :8

21:8 Behold - I tell you the way you should take, if you would save your lives.
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