The king said to the man of God, “Please [a](A)entreat the Lord your God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored to me.” So (B)the man of God [b]entreated the Lord, and the king’s hand was restored to him, and it became as it was before.

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  1. 1 Kings 13:6 Lit soften the face of
  2. 1 Kings 13:6 Lit softened the face of

27 Who say to a tree, ‘You are my father,’
And to a stone, ‘You gave me birth.’
For they have turned their (A)back to Me,
And not their face;
But in the (B)time of their [a]trouble they will say,
‘Arise and save us.’

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  1. Jeremiah 2:27 Or evil

11 The Lord said, “Surely I will (A)set you free for purposes of good;
Surely I will cause the (B)enemy to make supplication to you
In a time of disaster and a time of distress.

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Jeremiah’s Message for Zedekiah

21 The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord when (A)King Zedekiah sent to him (B)Pashhur the son of Malchijah, and (C)Zephaniah the priest, the son of Maaseiah, saying, “Please (D)inquire of the Lord on our behalf, for (E)Nebuchadnezzar king of (F)Babylon is warring against us; perhaps the Lord will deal with us (G)according to all His [a]wonderful acts, so that the enemy will withdraw from us.”

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  1. Jeremiah 21:2 Or miracles

Warning against Going to Egypt

42 Then all the [a]commanders of the forces, (A)Johanan the son of Kareah, Jezaniah the son of Hoshaiah, and all the people (B)both small and great approached and said to Jeremiah the prophet, “Please let our (C)petition [b]come before you, and (D)pray for us to the Lord your God, that is for all this remnant; because we are left but a (E)few out of many, as your own eyes now see us, that the Lord your God may tell us the (F)way in which we should walk and the thing that we should do.” Then Jeremiah the prophet said to them, “I have heard you. Behold, I am going to (G)pray to the Lord your God in accordance with your words; and I will tell you the whole [c]message which the (H)Lord will answer you. I will (I)not keep back a word from you.”

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  1. Jeremiah 42:1 Or princes
  2. Jeremiah 42:2 Lit fall
  3. Jeremiah 42:4 Lit word

20 For you have only [a](A)deceived yourselves; for it is you who sent me to the Lord your God, saying, “Pray for us to the Lord our God; and whatever the Lord our God says, tell us so, and we will do it.”

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  1. Jeremiah 42:20 Or acted errantly in your souls

24 But Simon answered and said, “(A)Pray to the Lord for me yourselves, so that nothing of what you have said may come upon me.”

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