Jeremiah 37:12-21 KJV

12 Then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to separatea himself thence in the midst of the people.

References for Jeremiah 37:12

    • û 37:12 - separate...: or, to slip away from thence in the midst of the people
      13 And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest away to the Chaldeans.
      14 Then said Jeremiah, It is false;b I fall not away to the Chaldeans. But he hearkened not to him: so Irijah took Jeremiah, and brought him to the princes.

      References for Jeremiah 37:14

        • ü 37:14 - false: Heb. falsehood, or, a lie
          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.
          16 When Jeremiah was entered into the dungeon*, and into the cabins,c and Jeremiah had remained there many days;

          References for Jeremiah 37:16

            • ý 37:16 - cabins: or, cells
              17 Then Zedekiah the king sent, and took him out: and the king asked him secretly in his house, and said, Is there any word from the LORD? And Jeremiah said, There is: for, said he, thou shalt be delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon.
              18 Moreover Jeremiah said unto king Zedekiah, What have I offended against thee, or against thy servants, or against this people, that ye have put me in prison*?
              19 Where are now your prophets which prophesied unto you, saying, The king of Babylon shall not come against you, nor against this land?
              20 Therefore hear now, I pray thee, O my lord the king: let my supplication, I pray thee, be accepted before thee; that thou cause me not to return to the house of Jonathan the scribe, lest I die there.
              21 Then Zedekiah the king commanded that they should commit Jeremiah into the court of the prison, and that they should give him daily a piece of bread out of the bakers' street, until all the bread in the city were spent. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison.