2 Now at that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging * Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the 1court of the guard, which was in the house of the king of Judah,
3 because Zedekiah king of Judah had 2shut him up, saying, "Why do you 3prophesy, saying, '4Thus says the LORD, "Behold, I am about to 5give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will take it;