JEREMIAH 29:14

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And I will be found of you, saith the Lord: and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith the Lord; and I will bring you again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive.”

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Jeremiah 29:14 Translation & Meaning

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And I will be found וְנִמְצֵ֣אתִי Properly, to come forth to, i.e., appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e., find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present found
of you, saith נְאֻם An oracle saith
the Lord: יְהוָה֒ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
and I will turn away וְשַׁבְתִּ֣י To turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again turn away
your captivity, שְׁביּתְכֶ֗ם Exile, concretely, prisoners; figuratively, a former state of prosperity captivity
and I will gather וְקִבַּצְתִּ֣י To grasp, i.e., collect gather
you from all מִֽכָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the nations, הַגּוֹיִ֞ם A foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts nations
and from all וּמִכָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the places הַמְּקוֹמ֗וֹת Properly, a standing, i.e., a spot; but used widely of a locality (general or specific); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind) places
whither אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc whither
I have driven הִדַּ֧חְתִּי To push off; used in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively (to expel, mislead, strike, inflict, etc.) driven
you, saith נְאֻם An oracle saith
the Lord; יְהוָ֑ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
and I will bring you again וַהֲשִׁבֹתִ֣י To turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again bring again
into אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to into
the place הַ֨מָּק֔וֹם Properly, a standing, i.e., a spot; but used widely of a locality (general or specific); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind) place
whence אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc whence
I caused you to be carried away captive. הִגְלֵ֥יתִי To denude (especially in a disgraceful sense); by implication, to exile (captives being usually stripped); figuratively, to reveal caused carried away captive

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  • 12  Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

  • 13  And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

  • 14  And I will be found of you, saith the Lord: and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith the Lord; and I will bring you again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive.

  • 15  Because ye have said, The Lord hath raised us up prophets in Babylon;

  • 16  Know that thus saith the Lord of the king that sitteth upon the throne of David, and of all the people that dwelleth in this city, and of your brethren that are not gone forth with you into captivity;




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