New American Standard Bible
So Jeremiah stayed in the court of the guardhouse until the day that Jerusalem was captured.
King James Bible
So Jeremiah abode in the court of the prison until the day that Jerusalem was taken: and he was there when Jerusalem was taken.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jeremiah remained in the court of the guard until the day that Jerusalem was taken.
World English Bible
So Jeremiah stayed in the court of the guard until the day that Jerusalem was taken.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jeremiah dwelleth in the court of the prison till the day that Jerusalem hath been captured, and he was there when Jerusalem was captured.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And he was there when ... - These words are altered by some to "and it came to pass when" etc., and taken to form the opening of Jeremiah 39.
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
"Then I will make you to this people A fortified wall of bronze; And though they fight against you, They will not prevail over you; For I am with you to save you And deliver you," declares the LORD.
"So I will deliver you from the hand of the wicked, And I will redeem you from the grasp of the violent."
Then the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the second time, while he was still confined in the court of the guard, saying,
"But now, please listen, O my lord the king; please let my petition come before you and do not make me return to the house of Jonathan the scribe, that I may not die there."
Then King Zedekiah gave commandment, and they committed Jeremiah to the court of the guardhouse and gave him a loaf of bread daily from the bakers' street, until all the bread in the city was gone. So Jeremiah remained in the court of the guardhouse.
So they pulled Jeremiah up with the ropes and lifted him out of the cistern, and Jeremiah stayed in the court of the guardhouse.
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