耶利米書 Jeremiah


Chapter Verses
42:1
众军长和加利亚的儿子约哈难,并何沙雅的儿子耶撒尼亚(耶撒尼亚又名亚撒利雅,见四十三章二节)以及众百姓,从最小的到至大的都进前来,
Then all the army officers, including Johanan son of Kareah and Jezaniah son of Hoshaiah, and all the people from the least to the greatest approached
42:2
对先知耶利米说,求你准我们在你面前祈求,为我们这剩下的人祷告耶和华你的神。我们本来众多,现在剩下的极少,这是你亲眼所见的。
Jeremiah the prophet and said to him, "Please hear our petition and pray to the Lord your God for this entire remnant. For as you now see, though we were once many, now only a few are left.
42:3
愿耶和华你的神指示我们所当走的路,所当作的事。
Pray that the Lord your God will tell us where we should go and what we should do."
42:4
先知耶利米对他们说,我已经听见你们了,我必照着你们的话祷告耶和华你们的神。耶和华无论回答什么,我必都告诉你们,毫不隐瞒。
I have heard you, replied Jeremiah the prophet. "I will certainly pray to the Lord your God as you have requested; I will tell you everything the Lord says and will keep nothing back from you."
42:5
于是他们对耶利米说,我们若不照耶和华你的神差遣你来说的一切话行,愿耶和华在我们中间作真实诚信的见证。
Then they said to Jeremiah, "May the Lord be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act in accordance with everything the Lord your God sends you to tell us.
42:6
我们现在请你到耶和华我们的神面前,他说的无论是好是歹,我们都必听从。我们听从耶和华我们神的话,就可以得福。
Whether it is favorable or unfavorable, we will obey the Lord our God, to whom we are sending you, so that it will go well with us, for we will obey the Lord our God."
42:7
过了十天,耶和华的话临到耶利米。
Ten days later the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah.
42:8
他就将加利亚的儿子约哈难和同着他的众军长,并众百姓,从最小的到至大的都叫了来,
So he called together Johanan son of Kareah and all the army officers who were with him and all the people from the least to the greatest.
42:9
对他们说,耶和华以色列的神,就是你们请我在他面前为你们祈求的主,如此说,
He said to them, "This is what the Lord , the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your petition, says:
42:10
你们若仍住在这地,我就建立你们,必不拆毁,栽植你们,并不拔出,因我为降与你们的灾祸后悔了。
'If you stay in this land, I will build you up and not tear you down; I will plant you and not uproot you, for I am grieved over the disaster I have inflicted on you.
42:11
不要怕你们所怕的巴比伦王。耶和华说,不要怕他。因为我与你们同在,要拯救你们脱离他的手。
Do not be afraid of the king of Babylon, whom you now fear. Do not be afraid of him, declares the Lord , for I am with you and will save you and deliver you from his hands.
42:12
我也要使他发怜悯,好怜悯你们,叫你们归回本地。
I will show you compassion so that he will have compassion on you and restore you to your land.'
42:13
倘若你们说,我们不住在这地,以致不听从耶和华你们神的话,
However, if you say, 'We will not stay in this land,' and so disobey the Lord your God,
42:14
说,我们不住这地,却要进入埃及地,在那里看不见争战,听不见角声,也不至无食饥饿。我们必住在那里。
and if you say, 'No, we will go and live in Egypt, where we will not see war or hear the trumpet or be hungry for bread,'
42:15
你们所剩下的犹大人哪,现在要听耶和华的话。万军之耶和华以色列的神如此说,你们若定意要进入埃及,在那里寄居,
then hear the word of the Lord , O remnant of Judah. This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: 'If you are determined to go to Egypt and you do go to settle there,
42:16
你们所惧怕的刀剑在埃及地必追上你们。你们所惧怕的饥荒在埃及要紧紧地跟随你们。你们必死在那里。
then the sword you fear will overtake you there, and the famine you dread will follow you into Egypt, and there you will die.
42:17
凡定意要进入埃及在那里寄居的必遭刀剑,饥荒,瘟疫而死,无一人存留,逃脱我所降与他们的灾祸。
Indeed, all who are determined to go to Egypt to settle there will die by the sword, famine and plague; not one of them will survive or escape the disaster I will bring on them.'
42:18
万军之耶和华以色列的神如此说,我怎样将我的怒气和忿怒倾在耶路撒冷的居民身上,你们进入埃及的时候,我也必照样将我的忿怒倾在你们身上,以致你们令人辱骂,惊骇,咒诅,羞辱,你们不得再见这地方。
This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: 'As my anger and wrath have been poured out on those who lived in Jerusalem, so will my wrath be poured out on you when you go to Egypt. You will be an object of cursing and horror, of condemnation and reproach; you will never see this place again.'
42:19
所剩下的犹大人哪,耶和华论到你们说,不要进入埃及去。你们要确实地知道我今日警教你们了。
O remnant of Judah, the Lord has told you, 'Do not go to Egypt.' Be sure of this: I warn you today
42:20
你们用诡诈自害。因为你们请我到耶和华你们的神那里,说,求你为我们祷告耶和华我们神,照耶和华我们的神一切所说的告诉我们,我们就必遵行。
that you made a fatal mistake when you sent me to the Lord your God and said, 'Pray to the Lord our God for us; tell us everything he says and we will do it.'
42:21
我今日将这话告诉你们,耶和华你们的神为你们的事差遣我到你们那里说的,你们却一样没有听从。
I have told you today, but you still have not obeyed the Lord your God in all he sent me to tell you.
42:22
现在你们要确实地知道,你们在所要去寄居之地必遭刀剑,饥荒,瘟疫而死。
So now, be sure of this: You will die by the sword, famine and plague in the place where you want to go to settle."