Jeremiah 52:32
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New International Version
He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat of honor higher than those of the other kings who were with him in Babylon.

New Living Translation
He spoke kindly to Jehoiachin and gave him a higher place than all the other exiled kings in Babylon.

English Standard Version
And he spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat above the seats of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

New American Standard Bible
Then he spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the thrones of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

King James Bible
And spake kindly unto him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the thrones of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

International Standard Version
He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat above the seats of the other kings who were in Babylon with him.

NET Bible
He spoke kindly to him and gave him a more prestigious position than the other kings who were with him in Babylon.

New Heart English Bible
and he spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He treated him well and gave him a special position higher than the other kings who were with him in Babylon.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon.

New American Standard 1977
Then he spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the thrones of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and spoke kindly unto him and set his seat above the seat of the kings that were with him in Babylon

King James 2000 Bible
And spoke kindly unto him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

American King James Version
And spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

American Standard Version
and he spake kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he spoke kindly to him, and he set his throne above the thrones of the kings that were with him in Babylon.

Darby Bible Translation
and he spoke kindly unto him, and set his seat above the seat of the kings that were with him in Babylon.

English Revised Version
and he spake kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon.

Webster's Bible Translation
And spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

World English Bible
and he spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon,

Young's Literal Translation
and speaketh with him good things, and setteth his throne above the throne of the kings who are with him in Babylon,
Study Bible
Evil-Merodach Releases Jehoiachin
31Now it came about in the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-fifth of the month, that Evil-merodach king of Babylon, in the first year of his reign, showed favor to Jehoiachin king of Judah and brought him out of prison. 32Then he spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the thrones of the kings who were with him in Babylon. 33So Jehoiachin changed his prison clothes, and had his meals in the king's presence regularly all the days of his life.…
Cross References
2 Kings 25:28
and he spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

Ezekiel 26:7
For thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will bring upon Tyre from the north Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, king of kings, with horses, chariots, cavalry and a great army.
Treasury of Scripture

And spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

kindly unto him [heb] good things with him

Proverbs 12:25 Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop: but a good word makes it glad.

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Gave him a more respectable seat than any of the captive princes

Jeremiah 27:6-11 And now have I given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar …

Daniel 2:37 You, O king, are a king of kings: for the God of heaven has given …

Daniel 5:18,19 O you king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom, …

And spake kindly unto him,.... Used him with great familiarity, treated him with great respect: or, "spake good things to him" (s); comforted him in his captive state, and promised him many favours; and was as good as his word:

and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon; these kings were either petty kings over the several provinces that belonged to the Chaldean monarchy, that were occasionally at Babylon; or rather the kings Nebuchadnezzar had conquered, and taken captive, as Jehoiachin; such as the kings of Moab, Ammon, Edom, &c. these, notwithstanding they were captives, had thrones of state, partly in consideration of their former dignity, and partly for the glory of the Babylonish monarch; now Jehoiachin's throne was higher and more grand and stately than the rest, to show the particular respect the king of Babylon had for him.

(s) "ac locutus est cum eo bona", V. L. Schmidt. 32. set his throne above—a mark of respect.

the kings—The Hebrew text reads (the other) "kings." "The kings" is a Masoretic correction.52:31-34 See this history of king Jehoiachin in 2Ki 25:27-30. Those under oppression will find it is not in vain for them to hope and quietly to wait for the salvation of the Lord. Our times are in God's hand, for the hearts of all we have to deal with are so. May we be enabled, more and more, to rest on the Rock of Ages, and to look forward with holy faith to that hour, when the Lord will bring again Zion, and overthrow all the enemies of the church.
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