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Jeremiah 52:32

32 He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat of honor higher than those of the other kings who were with him in Babylon.

Read Jeremiah 52:32 Using Other Translations

And spake kindly unto him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,
And he spoke kindly to him, and gave him a seat above the seats of the kings who were with him in Babylon.
He spoke kindly to Jehoiachin and gave him a higher place than all the other exiled kings in Babylon.

What does Jeremiah 52:32 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Jeremiah 52:32

And spake kindly unto him
Used him with great familiarity, treated him with great respect: or, "spake good things to him" F19; comforted him in his captive state, and promised him many favours; and was as good as his word: and set his throne above the throne of the kings that [were] with him
in Babylon;
these kings were either petty kings over the several provinces that belonged to the Chaldean monarchy, that were occasionally at Babylon; or rather the kings Nebuchadnezzar had conquered, and taken captive, as Jehoiachin; such as the kings of Moab, Ammon, Edom these, notwithstanding they were captives, had thrones of state, partly in consideration of their former dignity, and partly for the glory of the Babylonish monarch; now Jehoiachin's throne was higher and more grand and stately than the rest, to show the particular respect the king of Babylon had for him.


F19 (twbj wta rbdyw) "ac locutus est cum eo bona", V. L. Schmidt.
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