Jeremiah 37:4
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.

Berean Study Bible
Now Jeremiah was free to come and go among the people, for they had not yet put him in prison.

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

New King James Version
Now Jeremiah was coming and going among the people, for they had not yet put him in prison.

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

NASB 1995
Now Jeremiah was still coming in and going out among the people, for they had not yet put him in the prison.

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

Amplified Bible
Now Jeremiah was coming and going among the people, for they had not [yet] put him in prison.

Christian Standard Bible
Jeremiah was going about his daily tasks among the people, for he had not yet been put into the 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.

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

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Now Jeremias came and went through the midst of the city: for they had not put him into the house of the prison.

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

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

Good News Translation
I had not yet been put in prison and was still moving about freely among the people.

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.

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

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

Literal Standard Version
And Jeremiah is coming in and going out in the midst of the people (and they have not put him in the prison-house),

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.

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),

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Jeremiah Warns Zedekiah
3Yet King Zedekiah sent Jehucal son of Shelemiah and Zephaniah the priest, the son of Maaseiah, to Jeremiah the prophet with the message, “Please pray to the LORD our God for us!” 4Now Jeremiah was free to come and go among the people, for they had not yet put him in prison. 5Pharaoh’s army had left Egypt, and when the Chaldeans who were besieging Jerusalem heard the report, they withdrew from Jerusalem.…

Cross References
Jeremiah 32:2
At that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was imprisoned in the courtyard of the guard, which was in the palace of the king of Judah.

Jeremiah 32:3
For Zedekiah king of Judah had imprisoned him, saying: "Why are you prophesying like this? You claim that the LORD says, 'Behold, I am about to deliver this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will capture it.

Jeremiah 37:15
The officials were angry with Jeremiah, and they beat him and placed him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe, for it had been made into a prison.


Treasury of Scripture

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

for.

Jeremiah 37:15
Wherefore the princes were wroth with Jeremiah, and smote him, and put him in prison in the house of Jonathan the scribe: for they had made that the prison.

Jeremiah 32:2,3
For then the king of Babylon's army besieged Jerusalem: and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the court of the prison, which was in the king of Judah's house…









(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).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Now Jeremiah
וְיִרְמְיָ֕הוּ (wə·yir·mə·yā·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3414: Jeremiah -- 'Yah loosens', the name of a number of Israelites

was free to come
בָּ֥א (bā)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

and go
וְיֹצֵ֖א (wə·yō·ṣê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

among
בְּת֣וֹךְ (bə·ṯō·wḵ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8432: A bisection, the centre

the people,
הָעָ֑ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

for they had not
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

yet put
נָתְנ֥וּ (nā·ṯə·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

him into the prison.
בֵּ֥ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house


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