However, before Jeremiah turned to go,[a] Nebuzaradan added, “Go back to Gedaliah(A) son of Ahikam,(B) the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon has appointed(C) over the towns(D) of Judah, and live with him among the people, or go anywhere else you please.”(E)

Then the commander gave him provisions and a present(F) and let him go.

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  1. Jeremiah 40:5 Or Jeremiah answered
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Now while he was not yet gone back, he said, Go back also to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon hath made governor over the cities of Judah, and dwell with him among the people: or go wheresoever it seemeth convenient unto thee to go. So the captain of the guard gave him victuals and a reward, and let him go.

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