Jeremiah 37:12
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New International Version
Jeremiah started to leave the city to go to the territory of Benjamin to get his share of the property among the people there.

New Living Translation
Jeremiah started to leave the city on his way to the territory of Benjamin, to claim his share of the property among his relatives there.

English Standard Version
Jeremiah set out from Jerusalem to go to the land of Benjamin to receive his portion there among the people.

New American Standard Bible
that Jeremiah went out from Jerusalem to go to the land of Benjamin in order to take possession of some property there among the people.

King James Bible
Then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to separate himself thence in the midst of the people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jeremiah started to leave Jerusalem to go to the land of Benjamin to claim his portion there among the people.

International Standard Version
Jeremiah left Jerusalem to go to the territory of Benjamin to take possession of his property there among the people.

NET Bible
Jeremiah started to leave Jerusalem to go to the territory of Benjamin. He wanted to make sure he got his share of the property that was being divided up among his family there.

New Heart English Bible
then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to receive his portion there, in the midst of the people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Jeremiah wanted to leave Jerusalem and go to the territory of Benjamin to take possession of his property there among the people.

JPS Tanakh 1917
then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to receive his portion there, in the midst of the people.

New American Standard 1977
that Jeremiah went out from Jerusalem to go to the land of Benjamin in order to take possession of some property there among the people.

Jubilee Bible 2000
then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin to separate himself there in the midst of the people.

King James 2000 Bible
Then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to separate himself there in the midst of the people.

American King James Version
Then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to separate himself there in the middle of the people.

American Standard Version
then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to receive his portion there, in the midst of the people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jeremias went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin: and to divide a possession there in the presence of the citizens.

Darby Bible Translation
that Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to have his portion there among the people.

English Revised Version
then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to receive his portion there, in the midst of the people.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Jeremiah went out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to separate himself thence in the midst of the people.

World English Bible
then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to receive his portion there, in the midst of the people.

Young's Literal Translation
that Jeremiah goeth out from Jerusalem to go to the land of Benjamin, to receive a portion thence in the midst of the people.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
37:11-21 There are times when it is the wisdom of good men to retire, to enter into their chambers, and to shut the doors, Isa 26:20. Jeremiah was seized as a deserter, and committed to prison. But it is no new thing for the best friends of the church to be belied, as in the interests of her worst enemies. When thus falsely accused, we may deny the charge, and commit our cause to Him who judges righteously. Jeremiah obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful, and would not, to obtain mercy of man, be unfaithful to God or to his prince; he tells the king the whole truth. When Jeremiah delivered God's message, he spake with boldness; but when he made his own request, he spake submissively. A lion in God's cause must be a lamb in his own. And God gave Jeremiah favour in the eyes of the king. The Lord God can make even the cells of a prison become pastures to his people, and will raise up friends to provide for them, so that in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
Study Bible
Jeremiah Imprisoned
11Now it happened when the army of the Chaldeans had lifted the siege from Jerusalem because of Pharaoh's army, 12that Jeremiah went out from Jerusalem to go to the land of Benjamin in order to take possession of some property there among the people. 13While he was at the Gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah the son of Hananiah was there; and he arrested Jeremiah the prophet, saying, "You are going over to the Chaldeans!"…
Cross References
Jeremiah 32:8
"Then Hanamel my uncle's son came to me in the court of the guard according to the word of the LORD and said to me, 'Buy my field, please, that is at Anathoth, which is in the land of Benjamin; for you have the right of possession and the redemption is yours; buy it for yourself.' Then I knew that this was the word of the LORD.

Jeremiah 37:11
Now it happened when the army of the Chaldeans had lifted the siege from Jerusalem because of Pharaoh's army,
Treasury of Scripture

Then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to separate himself there in the middle of the people.

went.

1 Kings 19:3,9 And when he saw that, he arose, and went for his life, and came to …

Nehemiah 6:11 And I said, Should such a man as I flee? and who is there, that, …

Matthew 10:23 But when they persecute you in this city, flee you into another: …

1 Thessalonians 5:22 Abstain from all appearance of evil.

the land.

Jeremiah 1:1 The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests that were …

Joshua 21:17,18 And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with her suburbs, Geba with …

1 Chronicles 6:60 And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth …

separate himself thence. or, slip away from thence.

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