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Bible Verse Dictionary

Jeremiah 40:15 - Jews

Jeremiah 40:15 - Then Johanan the son of Kareah spake to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will slay Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no man shall know it: wherefore should he slay thee, that all the Jews which are gathered unto thee should be scattered, and the remnant in Judah perish?
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
Then Johanan H3110 יוֹחָנָן
the son H1121 בֵּן
of Kareah H7143 קָרֵחַ
spake H559 אָמַר
to H413 אֵל
Gedaliah H1436 גְּדַּלְיָה
in Mizpah H4709 מִצְפָּה
secretly H5643 סֵתֶר
saying H559 אָמַר
Let me go H1980 הָלַךְ
I pray thee H4994 נָא
and I will slay H5221 נָכָה
Ishmael H3458 יִשְׁמָעֵאל
the son H1121 בֵּן
of Nethaniah H5418 נְתַנְיָה
and no H3808 לֹא
man H376 אִישׁ
shall know H3045 יָדַע
it wherefore H4100 מָה
should he slay H5221 נָכָה
thee H4994 נָא
that all H3605 כֹּל
the Jews H3063 יְהוּדָה
which are gathered H6908 קָבַץ
unto H413 אֵל
thee H4994 נָא
should be scattered H6327 פּוּץ
and the remnant H7611 שְׁאֵרִית
in Judah H3063 יְהוּדָה
perish H6 אָבַד


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.