Jeremiah 52:32
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.

Berean Study Bible
And he spoke kindly to Jehoiachin and set his throne above the thrones of the other 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,

New King James Version
And he spoke kindly to him and gave him a more prominent seat than those 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.

NASB 1995
Then he spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the thrones of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

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

Amplified Bible
He spoke kindly to him and gave him a throne above the thrones of the kings who were [captives] with him in Babylon.

Christian Standard Bible
He spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the thrones of the kings who 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.

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,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he spoke with him honorably and raised his throne higher than the thrones of the Kings that were with him in Babel

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the kings that were with him in Babylon,

Contemporary English Version
Evil Merodach was kind to Jehoiachin and honored him more than any of the other kings held prisoner there.

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.

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.

Good News Translation
Evil-merodach treated him kindly and gave him a position of greater honor than he gave the other kings who were exiles with him in Babylonia.

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.

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.

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.

Literal Standard Version
and speaks good things with him, and sets his throne above the throne of the kings who [are] with him in Babylon,

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,

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,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Evil-merodach Releases Jehoiachin
31On the twenty-fifth day of the twelfth month of the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the first year of the reign of Evil-merodach king of Babylon, he pardoned Jehoiachin king of Judah and released him from prison. 32And he spoke kindly to Jehoiachin and set his throne above the thrones of the other kings who were with him in Babylon. 33So Jehoiachin changed out of his prison clothes, and he dined regularly at the king’s table for the rest of his life.…

Cross References
2 Kings 25:28
And he spoke kindly to Jehoiachin and set his throne above the thrones of the other kings who were with him in Babylon.

Ezekiel 26:7
For this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Behold, I will bring against Tyre from the north Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, king of kings, with horses and chariots, with cavalry and a great company of troops.


Treasury of Scripture

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

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

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Jeremiah 27:6-11
And now have I given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant; and the beasts of the field have I given him also to serve him…

Daniel 2:37
Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory.

Daniel 5:18,19
O thou king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honour: …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He spoke
וַיְדַבֵּ֥ר (way·ḏab·bêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

kindly
טֹב֑וֹת (ṭō·ḇō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

[to Jehoiachin]
אִתּ֖וֹ (’it·tōw)
Direct object marker | third person masculine singular
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

and set
וַיִּתֵּן֙ (way·yit·tên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

his throne
כִּסְא֔וֹ (kis·’ōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3678: Seat of honor, throne

above
מִמַּ֗עַל (mim·ma·‘al)
Preposition-m | Adverb
Strong's 4605: The upper part, with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top

the thrones
לְכִסֵּ֧א (lə·ḵis·sê)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3678: Seat of honor, throne

of the other kings
הַמְּלָכִ֛ים (ham·mə·lā·ḵîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4428: A king

with [him]
אִתּ֖וֹ (’it·tōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

in Babylon.
בְּבָבֶֽל׃ (bə·ḇā·ḇel)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 894: Babylon -- an eastern Mediterranean empire and its capital city


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