Jeremiah 38:7-13 ESV

Jeremiah Rescued from the Cistern

7 When 1Ebed-melech 2the Ethiopian, 3a eunuch who was in the king's house, heard that they had put Jeremiah into the cistern--the king was sitting 4in the Benjamin Gate--

References for Jeremiah 38:7

8 5Ebed-melech went from the king's house and said to the king,

References for Jeremiah 38:8

    • 1903 38:8 - [See ver. 7 above]
      9 "My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they did to Jeremiah the prophet by casting him into the cistern, and he will die there of 6hunger, 7for there is no bread left in the city."

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      10 Then the king commanded 8Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, "Take thirty men with you from here, and lift Jeremiah the prophet out of the cistern before he dies."

      References for Jeremiah 38:10

        • 1906 38:10 - [See ver. 7 above]
          11 So 9Ebed-melech took the men with him and went to the house of the king, to a wardrobe in the storehouse, and took from there old rags and worn-out clothes, which he let down to Jeremiah in the cistern 10by ropes.

          References for Jeremiah 38:11

            • 1907 38:11 - [See ver. 7 above]
            • 1908 38:11 - ver. 6
              12 Then 11Ebed-melech the Ethiopian said to Jeremiah, "Put the rags and clothes between your armpits and 12the ropes." Jeremiah did so.

              References for Jeremiah 38:12

                • 1909 38:12 - [See ver. 7 above]
                • 1910 38:12 - [See ver. 11 above]
                  13 Then they drew Jeremiah up with 13ropes and lifted him out of the cistern. And Jeremiah remained in the 14court of the guard.

                  References for Jeremiah 38:13

                    • 1911 38:13 - [See ver. 11 above]
                    • 1912 38:13 - [See ver. 6 above]