Jeremiah 37:16
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New American Standard Bible
For Jeremiah had come into the dungeon, that is, the vaulted cell; and Jeremiah stayed there many days.

King James Bible
When Jeremiah was entered into the dungeon, and into the cabins, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;

Darby Bible Translation
When Jeremiah was come into the dungeon and into the vaults, and Jeremiah had remained there many days,

World English Bible
When Jeremiah was come into the dungeon house, and into the cells, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;

Young's Literal Translation
When Jeremiah hath entered into the house of the dungeon, and unto the cells, then Jeremiah dwelleth there many days,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Dungeon - literally, house of a cistern or pit, and evidently underground. In this cistern-like excavation were several cells or arched vaults, in one of which with little light and less ventilation Jeremiah remained a long time.

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Carried Captive into Babylon
In the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign "Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem," to besiege the city. 2 Kings 25:1. The outlook for Judah was hopeless. "Behold, I am against thee," the Lord Himself declared through Ezekiel. "I the Lord have drawn forth My sword out of his sheath" it shall not return any more. . . . Every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water." "I will pour out Mine indignation
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Jeremiah 38:6
Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the cistern of Malchijah the king's son, which was in the court of the guardhouse; and they let Jeremiah down with ropes. Now in the cistern there was no water but only mud, and Jeremiah sank into the mud.

Lamentations 3:53
They have silenced me in the pit And have placed a stone on me.

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