Jeremiah 37:4
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New International Version
Now Jeremiah was free to come and go among the people, for he had not yet been put in prison.

New Living Translation
Jeremiah had not yet been imprisoned, so he could come and go among the people as he pleased.

English Standard Version
Now Jeremiah was still going in and out among the people, for he had not yet been put in prison.

New American Standard Bible
Now Jeremiah was still coming in and going out among the people, for they had not yet put him in the prison.

King James Bible
Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people: for they had not put him into prison.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jeremiah was going about his daily tasks among the people, for they had not yet put him into the prison.

International Standard Version
Now Jeremiah was still going in and out among the people since he had not yet been put in prison.

NET Bible
(Now Jeremiah had not yet been put in prison. So he was still free to come and go among the people as he pleased.

New Heart English Bible
Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people; for they had not put him into prison.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jeremiah was still free to come and go among the people. The people of Jerusalem hadn't put him in prison yet.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people; for they had not put him into prison.

New American Standard 1977
Now Jeremiah was still coming in and going out among the people, for they had not yet put him in the prison.

Jubilee Bible 2000
(Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people: for they had not put him into prison.

King James 2000 Bible
Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people: for they had not put him into prison.

American King James Version
Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people: for they had not put him into prison.

American Standard Version
Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people; for they had not put him into prison.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now Jeremias walked freely in the midst of the people, for they had not as yet cast him into prison.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jeremiah came in and went out among the people; for they had not put him into prison.

English Revised Version
Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people: for they had not put him into prison.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people: for they had not put him into prison.

World English Bible
Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people; for they had not put him into prison.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jeremiah is coming in and going out in the midst of the people, (and they have not put him in the prison-house),
Study Bible
Jeremiah Warns Zedekiah
3Yet King Zedekiah sent Jehucal the son of Shelemiah, and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, the priest, to Jeremiah the prophet, saying, "Please pray to the LORD our God on our behalf." 4Now Jeremiah was still coming in and going out among the people, for they had not yet put him in the prison. 5Meanwhile, Pharaoh's army had set out from Egypt; and when the Chaldeans who had been besieging Jerusalem heard the report about them, they lifted the siege from Jerusalem.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 32:2
Now at that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the court of the guard, which was in the house of the king of Judah,

Jeremiah 32:3
because Zedekiah king of Judah had shut him up, saying, "Why do you prophesy, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Behold, I am about to give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will take it;

Jeremiah 37:15
Then the officials were angry at Jeremiah and beat him, and they put him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe, which they had made into the prison.
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Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people: for they had not put him into prison.

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Jeremiah 37:15 Why the princes were wroth with Jeremiah, and smote him, and put …

Jeremiah 32:2,3 For then the king of Babylon's army besieged Jerusalem: and Jeremiah …

(4) Jeremiah came in and went out among the people.--The statement is made in reference to the event narrated in Jeremiah 37:15. He was free when the king's message came to him: it was his answer to that message that led to his imprisonment.

Verse 4. - Now Jeremiah came in and went out, etc. Had he been a prisoner, an embassy of high officials could not, with propriety, have been sent to him (comp. ver. 17; Jeremiah 38:14). Now Jeremiah came in and went out among the people,.... Was at full liberty, and could go out of the city, and come in, when he pleased; or go into any part of it, and converse with the people, and prophesy to them; which he could not do in the latter part of Jehoiakim's reign, who sent persons after him and Baruch to take them, and they were obliged to hide themselves, yea, the Lord hid them, Jeremiah 36:19; but now he was under no restraint, as least as yet:

for they had not put him into prison; not yet; they afterwards did, Jeremiah 37:15. 4. Jeremiah … not put … into prison—He was no longer in the prison court, as he had been (Jer 32:2; 33:1), which passages refer to the beginning of the siege, not to the time when the Chaldeans renewed the siege, after having withdrawn for a time to meet Pharaoh.37:1-10 Numbers witness the fatal effects of other men's sins, yet heedlessly step into their places, and follow the same destructive course. When in distress, we ought to desire the prayers of ministers and Christian friends. And it is common for those to desire to be prayed for, who will not be advised; yet sinners are often hardened by a pause in judgments. But if God help us not, no creature can. Whatever instruments God has determined to use, they shall do the work, though they seem unlikely.
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