耶利米書 Jeremiah


Chapter Verses
21:1
耶和华的话临到耶利米。那时,西底家王打发玛基雅的儿子巴施户珥,和玛西雅的儿子祭司西番雅,去见耶利米,说,
The word came to Jeremiah from the Lord when King Zedekiah sent to him Pashhur son of Malkijah and the priest Zephaniah son of Maaseiah. They said:
21:2
请你为我们求问耶和华。因为巴比伦王尼布甲尼撒来攻击我们,或者耶和华照他一切奇妙的作为待我们,使巴比伦王离开我们上去。
Inquire now of the Lord for us because Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon is attacking us. Perhaps the Lord will perform wonders for us as in times past so that he will withdraw from us.
21:3
耶利米对他们说,你们当对西底家这样说,
But Jeremiah answered them, "Tell Zedekiah,
21:4
耶和华以色列的神如此说,我要使你们手中的兵器,就是你们在城外与巴比伦王和围困你们的迦勒底人打仗的兵器翻转过来,又要使这些都聚集在这城中。
'This is what the Lord , the God of Israel, says: I am about to turn against you the weapons of war that are in your hands, which you are using to fight the king of Babylon and the Babylonians who are outside the wall besieging you. And I will gather them inside this city.
21:5
并且我要在怒气,忿怒,和大恼恨中,用伸出来的手,并大能的膀臂,亲自攻击你们。
I myself will fight against you with an outstretched hand and a mighty arm in anger and fury and great wrath.
21:6
又要击打这城的居民,连人带牲畜都必遭遇大瘟疫死亡。
I will strike down those who live in this city-both men and animals-and they will die of a terrible plague.
21:7
以后我要将犹大王西底家和他的臣仆百姓,就是在城内,从瘟疫,刀剑,饥荒中剩下的人,都交在巴比伦王尼布甲尼撒的手中和他们仇敌,并寻索其命的人手中。巴比伦王必用刀击杀他们,不顾惜,不可怜,不怜悯。这是耶和华说的。
After that, declares the Lord , I will hand over Zedekiah king of Judah, his officials and the people in this city who survive the plague, sword and famine, to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and to their enemies who seek their lives. He will put them to the sword; he will show them no mercy or pity or compassion.'
21:8
你要对这百姓说,耶和华如此说,看哪,我将生命的路和死亡的路摆在你们面前。
Furthermore, tell the people, 'This is what the Lord says: See, I am setting before you the way of life and the way of death.
21:9
住在这城里的必遭刀剑,饥荒,瘟疫而死。但出去归降围困你们迦勒底人的必得存活,要以自己的命为掠物。
Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague. But whoever goes out and surrenders to the Babylonians who are besieging you will live; he will escape with his life.
21:10
耶和华说,我向这城变脸,降祸不降福。这城必交在巴比伦王的手中,他必用火焚烧。
I have determined to do this city harm and not good, declares the Lord . It will be given into the hands of the king of Babylon, and he will destroy it with fire.'
21:11
至于犹大王的家,你们当听耶和华的话。
Moreover, say to the royal house of Judah, 'Hear the word of the Lord ;
21:12
大卫家阿,耶和华如此说,你们每早晨要施行公平,拯救被抢夺的脱离欺压人的手,恐怕我的忿怒因你们的恶行发作,如火着起,甚至无人能以熄灭。
O house of David, this is what the Lord says: " 'Administer justice every morning; rescue from the hand of his oppressor the one who has been robbed, or my wrath will break out and burn like fire because of the evil you have done- burn with no one to quench it.
21:13
耶和华说,住山谷和平原磐石上的居民,你们说,谁能下来攻击我们。谁能进入我们的住处呢?看哪,我与你们为敌。
I am against you, Jerusalem, you who live above this valley on the rocky plateau, declares the Lord - you who say, "Who can come against us? Who can enter our refuge?"
21:14
耶和华又说,我必按你们作事的结果刑罚你们。我也必使火在耶路撒冷的林中着起,将她四围所有的尽行烧灭。
I will punish you as your deeds deserve, declares the Lord . I will kindle a fire in your forests that will consume everything around you.' "