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heard the words that Jeremiah had spoken unto all the people, saying,
JER 38:2 Thus saith the LORD, He that remaineth in this city shall die
by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that goeth
forth to the Chaldeans shall live; for he shall have his life for a
prey, and shall live.
JER 38:3 Thus saith the LORD, This city shall surely be given into the
hand of the king of Babylon's army, which shall take it.
JER 38:4 Therefore the princes said unto the king, We beseech thee, let
this man be put to death: for thus he weakeneth the hands of the men of
war that remain in this city, and the hands of all the people, in
speaking such words unto them: for this man seeketh not the welfare of
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