Jeremiah 39

1And it came to pass in the ninth month of Zedekiah king of Judah, that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, and all his army, against Jerusalem, and they besieged it. 2And in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, on the ninth day of the month, the city was penetrated. 3And all the leaders of the king of Babylon went in, and sat in the middle gate, Marganasar, Samagoth, Nabusachar, Nabusaris, Nagargas, Naserrabamath, and the rest of the leaders of the king of Babylon, 14and they sent, and took Jeremiah out of the court of the prison, and committed him to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan. And they brought him out, and he sat in the midst of the people. 15And the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah in the court of the prison, saying, 16Go and say to Ebed-Melech the Ethiopian, Thus said the Lord God of Israel: Behold, I will bring My words upon this city for evil, and not for good. 17But I will save you in that day, and I will by no means deliver you into the hands of the men before whom you are afraid. 18For I will surely save you, and you shall by no means fall by the sword; and you shall find your life, because you trusted in Me, says the Lord.
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