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Jeremiah Decides to Remain in the Land

40 The word that came to Jeremiah from Yahweh after Nebuzaradan, the captain of the guard,[a] had let him go from Ramah, where he had been taken[b] bound in chains in the midst of all the exiles[c] of Jerusalem and Judah who were being deported to Babylon. And the captain of the guard[d] took Jeremiah and said to him, “Yahweh your God threatened this disaster to this place,

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  1. Jeremiah 40:1 Hebrew “guards”
  2. Jeremiah 40:1 Literally “at his taking him
  3. Jeremiah 40:1 Hebrew “exile”
  4. Jeremiah 40:2 Hebrew “guards”

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