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Jeremiah 41:6

    Jeremiah 41:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Ishmael the son of Nethaniah went forth from Mizpah to meet them, weeping all along as he went: and it came to pass, as he met them, he said unto them, Come to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Ishmael the son of Nethaniah went forth from Mizpah to meet them, weeping all along as he went: and it came to pass, as he met them, he said to them, Come to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Ishmael the son of Nethaniah went forth from Mizpah to meet them, weeping all along as he went: and it came to pass, as he met them, he said unto them, Come to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Ishmael, the son of Nethaniah, went out from Mizpah with the purpose of meeting them, weeping on his way: and it came about that when he was face to face with them he said, Come to Gedaliah, the son of Ahikam.

    Webster's Revision

    And Ishmael the son of Nethaniah went forth from Mizpah to meet them, weeping all along as he went: and it came to pass, as he met them, he said unto them, Come to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam.

    World English Bible

    Ishmael the son of Nethaniah went forth from Mizpah to meet them, weeping all along as he went: and it happened, as he met them, he said to them, Come to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Ishmael the son of Nethaniah went forth from Mizpah to meet them, weeping all along as he went: and it came to pass, as he met them, he said unto them, Come to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 41:6

    Meet - Agreeable; fit; proper.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 41:6

    Weeping all along as he went - This felonious hypocrite pretended that he also was deeply afflicted, and wished to bear them company in their sorrow.

    Come to Gedaliah - He will appoint you vineyards and fields.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 41:6

    Ishmael's conduct seems to have been dictated by the malicious desire utterly to frustrate Gedaliah's work.

    Weeping - By this artifice he lured them into Mizpah. The Septuagint: "as they were ... weeping."