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Jeremiah 38:5

    Jeremiah 38:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand: for the king is not he that can do any thing against you.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand: for the king is not he that can do any thing against you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand; for the king is not he that can do anything against you.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Zedekiah the king said, See, he is in your hands: for the king was not able to do anything against them.

    Webster's Revision

    And Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand; for the king is not he that can do anything against you.

    World English Bible

    Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand; for the king is not he who can do anything against you.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Zedekiah the king said, Behold, he is in your hand: for the king is not he that can do any thing against you.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 38:5

    He is in your hand - Ye have power to do as you please; I must act by your counsel. Poor weak prince! you respect the prophet, you fear the cabal, and you sacrifice an innocent man to your own weakness and their malice!

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 38:5

    All real power was in their hands, and as they affirmed that Jeremiah's death was a matter of necessity, the king did not dare refuse it to them.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 38:5

    38:5 For the king - I see I am as it were no king. I can do nothing against you, you will do what you please.