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Jeremiah 21:8

    Jeremiah 21:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    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.

    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 unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith Jehovah: 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.

    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' Notes 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 Notes on Jeremiah 21:8

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