Jeremiah 36:15
New International Version
They said to him, "Sit down, please, and read it to us." So Baruch read it to them.

New Living Translation
“Sit down and read the scroll to us,” the officials said, and Baruch did as they requested.

English Standard Version
And they said to him, “Sit down and read it.” So Baruch read it to them.

Berean Study Bible
“Please sit down,” they said, “and read it in our hearing.” So Baruch read it in their hearing.

King James Bible
And they said unto him, Sit down now, and read it in our ears. So Baruch read it in their ears.

New King James Version
And they said to him, “Sit down now, and read it in our hearing.” So Baruch read it in their hearing.

New American Standard Bible
And they said to him, “Sit down, please, and read it to us.” So Baruch read it to them.

NASB 1995
They said to him, "Sit down, please, and read it to us." So Baruch read it to them.

NASB 1977
And they said to him, “Sit down please, and read it to us.” So Baruch read it to them.

Amplified Bible
And they said to him, “Sit down now and read it to us.” So Baruch read it to them.

Christian Standard Bible
They said to him, “Sit down and read it in our hearing.” So Baruch read it in their hearing.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They said to him, "Sit down and read it in our hearing." So Baruch read it in their hearing.

American Standard Version
And they said unto him, Sit down now, and read it in our ears. So Baruch read it in their ears.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Princes said to him: “Sit and read it before us.” And Baruk read it in front of them

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they said to him, Read it again in our ears. And Baruch read it.

Contemporary English Version
the officials said, "Please sit down and read it to us," which he did.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they said to him: Sit down and read these things in our hearing. And Baruch read in their hearing.

English Revised Version
And they said unto him, Sit down now, and read it in our ears. So Baruch read it in their ears.

Good News Translation
"Sit down," they said, "and read the scroll to us." So Baruch did.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They said to Baruch, "Please sit down, and read it to us." So Baruch read it to them.

International Standard Version
They told him, "Please sit down and read it to us." So Baruch read it to them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they said unto him: 'Sit down now, and read it in our ears.' So Baruch read it in their ears.

Literal Standard Version
and they say to him, “Please sit down and read it in our ears,” and Baruch reads [it] in their ears,

NET Bible
They said to him, "Please sit down and read it to us." So Baruch sat down and read it to them.

New Heart English Bible
They said to him, "Sit down now, and read it in our ears." So Baruch read it in their ears.

World English Bible
They said to him, Sit down now, and read it in our ears. So Baruch read it in their ears.

Young's Literal Translation
and they say unto him, 'Sit down, we pray thee, and read it in our ears,' and Baruch readeth in their ears,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jeremiah's Scroll Read in the King's House
14Then all the officials sent word to Baruch through Jehudi son of Nethaniah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Cushi, saying, “Bring the scroll that you read in the hearing of the people, and come here.” So Baruch son of Neriah took the scroll and went to them. 15“Please sit down,” they said, “and read it in our hearing.” So Baruch read it in their hearing. 16When they had heard all these words, they turned to one another in fear and said to Baruch, “Surely we must report all these words to the king.”…

Cross References
Jeremiah 36:21
Then the king sent Jehudi to get the scroll, and he took it from the chamber of Elishama the scribe. And Jehudi read it in the hearing of the king and all the officials who were standing beside him.

Jeremiah 36:16
When they had heard all these words, they turned to one another in fear and said to Baruch, "Surely we must report all these words to the king."


Treasury of Scripture

And they said to him, Sit down now, and read it in our ears. So Baruch read it in their ears.

and read.

Jeremiah 36:21
So the king sent Jehudi to fetch the roll: and he took it out of Elishama the scribe's chamber. And Jehudi read it in the ears of the king, and in the ears of all the princes which stood beside the king.









Verse 15. - Sit down now. The princes evidently recognize Baruch as belonging to a family of distinction (see on ver. 4); and from vers. 19, 25 we may infer that they were favourably inclined beth to Baruch and to his master (comp. ch. 26.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Please
נָ֔א (nā)
Interjection
Strong's 4994: I pray', 'now', 'then'

sit down,”
שֵׁ֣ב (šêḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

they said,
וַיֹּאמְר֣וּ (way·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“and read
וּקְרָאֶ֖נָּה (ū·qə·rā·’en·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

it in our hearing.”
בְּאָזְנֵ֑ינוּ (bə·’ā·zə·nê·nū)
Preposition-b | Noun - fdc | first person common plural
Strong's 241: Broadness, the ear

So Baruch
בָר֖וּךְ (ḇā·rūḵ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1263: Baruch -- 'blessed', three Israelites

read
וַיִּקְרָ֥א (way·yiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

it in their hearing.
בְּאָזְנֵיהֶֽם׃ (bə·’ā·zə·nê·hem)
Preposition-b | Noun - fdc | third person masculine plural
Strong's 241: Broadness, the ear


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