Jeremiah 40:5

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 has made governor over the cities of Judah, and dwell with him among the people: or go wherever it seems convenient unto you to go. So the captain of the guard gave him rations and a gift, and let him go.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
And. Hebrew, "And as he (the people, or Godolias) will not return, dwell "or, "He had not yet answered, when the general said: Return to Godolias. "He perceived that the prophet was not desirous of going to Babylon; and he insinuated that such a step would not be for his advantage, as the captives would not return. Presents. He had been plundered like the rest.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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