|New International Version (© 2011)|
But now, my lord the king, please listen. Let me bring my petition before you: Do not send me back to the house of Jonathan the secretary, or I will die there."
King James Bible
Therefore hear now, I pray thee, O my lord the king: let my supplication, I pray thee, be accepted before thee; that thou cause me not to return to the house of Jonathan the scribe, lest I die there.
American Standard Version
And now hear, I pray thee, O my lord the king: let my supplication, I pray thee, be presented before thee, that thou cause me not to return to the house of Jonathan the scribe, lest I die there.
Young's Literal Translation
And now, hearken, I pray thee, my lord, O king, let my supplication fall, I pray thee, before thee, and cause me not to return to the house of Jonathan the scribe, that I die not there.'
Jeremiah 37:20 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Cause me not to return to the house of Jonathan - He had been ill used in this man's custody, so as to endanger his life, the place being cold, and probably unhealthy.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
be accepted before. Heb. fall before.
Jeremiah 36:7 It may be they will present their supplication before the LORD, and will return every one from his evil way...
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Jeremiah 37:20 Parallel CommentariesAccepted Cause Die Ear Fear Hear Hearken Help House Humble Jonathan Petition Plea Please Pleased Prayer Presented Scribe Secretary SupplicationAccepted Cause Die Ear Fear Hear Hearken Help House Humble Jonathan Petition Plea Please Pleased Prayer Presented Scribe Secretary SupplicationTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Jeremiah 36:7 Perhaps they will bring their petition before the LORD and will each turn from their wicked ways, for the anger and wrath pronounced against this people by the LORD are great."
Jeremiah 38:26 then tell them, 'I was pleading with the king not to send me back to Jonathan's house to die there.'"
Jeremiah 38:28 And Jeremiah remained in the courtyard of the guard until the day Jerusalem was captured. The Fall of Jerusalem This is how Jerusalem was taken:
Jeremiah 42:2 Jeremiah the prophet and said to him, "Please hear our petition and pray to the LORD your God for this entire remnant. For as you now see, though we were once many, now only a few are left.