Jeremiah 36:15

15 They said to him, “Sit down, please, and read it to us.” So Baruch read it to them.

Read Jeremiah 36:15 Using Other Translations

And they said unto him, Sit down now, and read it in our ears. So Baruch read it in their ears.
And they said to him, "Sit down and read it." So Baruch read it to them.
“Sit down and read the scroll to us,” the officials said, and Baruch did as they requested.

What does Jeremiah 36:15 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Jeremiah 36:15

And they said unto him, sit down now
Or, "pray sit down" {q}; they received him very courteously, and treated him with great humanity, and showed much respect to him, in beseeching him to sit down by them: and read it in our ears;
as he had done in the ears of the people, with an audible voice, clearly and distinctly, that they might be able to hear it, so as to understand it: so Baruch read [it] in their ears;
without any fear or dread, though in the king's palace, and before an assembly of princes; nor did he excuse himself on account of weariness, having just read it to the people; or upbraid the princes with not being in the temple, where they might have heard it.


FOOTNOTES:

F17 (an bv) "sede quaeso", Vatablus, Schmidt.
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