JEREMIAH 26:19

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“Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him at all to death? did he not fear the Lord, and besought the Lord, and the Lord repented him of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we procure great evil against our souls.”

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Jeremiah 26:19 Translation & Meaning

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Did Hezekiah חִזְקִיָּ֨הוּ Chizkijah, a king of Judah, also the name of two other Israelites Did Hezekiah
king מֶֽלֶךְ A king king
of Judah יְהוּדָ֜ה Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory Judah
and all וְכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
Judah יְהוּדָ֗ה Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory Judah
put him at all הֶהָמֵ֣ת To die (literally or figuratively); causatively, to kill put all
to death? הֱ֠מִתֻהוּ To die (literally or figuratively); causatively, to kill death
did he not הֲלֹא֮ Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles did not
fear יָרֵ֣א Fearing; morally, reverent fear
the Lord, יְהוָה֒ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
and besought וַיְחַל֙ Properly, to be rubbed or worn; hence (figuratively) to be weak, sick, afflicted; or (causatively) to grieve, make sick besought
the Lord, יְהוָ֔ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
and the Lord יְהוָ֔ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
repented וַיִּנָּ֣חֶם Properly, to sigh, i.e., breathe strongly; by implication, to be sorry, i.e., (in a favorable sense) to pity, console or (reflexively) rue; or (unfavorably) to avenge (oneself) repented
him of אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to him of
the evil הָרָעָ֖ה Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) evil
which אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
he had pronounced דִּבֶּ֣ר Perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue pronounced
against them? עֲלֵיהֶ֑ם Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications against
Thus might we וַאֲנַ֗חְנוּ We Thus might
procure עֹשִׂ֛ים To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application procure
great גְדוֹלָ֖ה Great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent great
evil רָעָ֥ה Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) evil
against עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications against
our souls. נַפְשׁוֹתֵֽינוּ׃ Properly, a breathing creature, i.e., animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental) souls

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  • 17  Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying,

  • 18  Micah the Morasthite prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and spake to all the people of Judah, saying, Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Zion shall be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of a forest.

  • 19  Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him at all to death? did he not fear the Lord, and besought the Lord, and the Lord repented him of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we procure great evil against our souls.

  • 20  And there was also a man that prophesied in the name of the Lord, Urijah the son of Shemaiah of Kirjath-jearim, who prophesied against this city and against this land according to all the words of Jeremiah:

  • 21  And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death: but when Urijah heard it, he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt;




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