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" And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the LORD for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace. "
The Whole Works - Page 250
by James Ussher - 1654
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Christian Truth: A Family Guide to the Chief Truths of the Gospel ...

Edward Bickersteth (rector of Watton, Herts.) - 1838 - 548 pages
...only King of kings and Lord of lords, even Jesus our Redeemer. Amen. FOR OUR COUNTRY. Jer. xxix. 7. Pray unto the Lord for it, for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace. O Lord, to us belonged] confusion of face ; to our kings, to our princes, and to our fathers, because...
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Literary and Theological Review, Volume 6

Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon - 1839
...husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters, that ye may be increased there and not diminished. And seek the peace of the city, whither I have caused...for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace. For thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel ; Let not your prophets and your diviners, that be...
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The Universalist Manual: Or Book of Prayers and Other Religious Exercises ...

Menzies Rayner - 1839 - 286 pages
...Jeremiah, the Lord gave directions to the captive Jews in Babylon, among other things, as follows : " And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you...: for in the peace thereof, shall ye have peace." Without therefore supposing any alteration to be effected in the disposition or the purposes of the...
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The Holy Bible According to the Authorized Version: With Notes, Explanatory ...

1839
...husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; that ye may be increased there, and not diminished. 7 And carbegin prophesying till the fifth year of the captivity of Jeconiah; but Daniel was already acknowledged...
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The Reader's Bible, a Narrative: Selections from the King James Version

Roland Mushat Frye - 1977 - 591 pages
...husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; that ye may be increased there, and not diminished. 7 And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you...it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace. The Siege, and a Brief Respite Eventually ZedeJciah follows the guidance of those who assure him that,...
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Exclusiveness and Tolerance: Studies in Jewish-Gentile Relations in Medieval ...

Jacob Katz - 1961 - 200 pages
...xxix. 5-7 (Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them. . . . And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you...carried away captives, and pray unto the Lord for it), a passage which had long been used to illustrate Jewish loyalty to the countries in which they lived.3...
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Heritage: Civilization and the Jews

Abba Solomon Eban - 1984 - 354 pages
...survive until the distant day of redemption and not to imperil survival by useless resistance. And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you...it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace. (Jeremiah 29:7) Economically, if not spiritually, those Jews who were brought to Babylon or who fled...
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Speak Up for Just War Or Pacifism: A Critique of the United Methodist ...

Paul Ramsey - 2010
...abolition of all those contradictions. The verse is Jeremiah's counsel to God's people in exile to "seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives"—difficult as it may be to sing the Lord's song in a strange land—"for in the peace thereof...
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Assimilation Versus Separation: Joseph the Administrator and the Politics of ...

Aaron Wildavsky - 2001 - 236 pages
...dwell in them: and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them that ye may be increased there . . . and seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you...carried away captives, and pray unto the Lord for it" (Jer. 29:5-7).26 Nevertheless, there is a clear differentiation between the stranger and the Israelite...
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Reflections of the Rav: Lessons in Jewish Thought Adapted from the Lectures ...

Abraham R. Besdin - 1993
...Years ago, the prophet Jeremiah counseled the Jewish inhabitants of Babylonia to "seek the welfare of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray unto the Lord for it; for in its prosperity you shall prosper" (29:7).2 In Talmudic...
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