XLII Johanan and the people desire Jeremiah to inquire of God, promising obedience to his will, ver. 1-6. Jeremiah assures them of safety in Judea, ver. 7-12. and destruction in Egypt, ver. 13-18. Reproves their hypocrisy and obstinacy, ver. 19-22.
Verse 6. Good or evil - Whether grateful or ungrateful to us.
Verse 10. I repent - I am satisfied with the punishment your nation hath undergone, and as to the remainder, will change the course of my providence.