Now at that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the (A)court of the guard, which was in the house of the king of Judah, because Zedekiah king of Judah had (B)shut him up, saying, “Why do you (C)prophesy, saying, ‘(D)Thus says the Lord, “Behold, I am about to (E)give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will take it;

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The army of the king of Babylon was then besieging(A) Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was confined(B) in the courtyard of the guard(C) in the royal palace of Judah.

Now Zedekiah king of Judah had imprisoned him there, saying, “Why do you prophesy(D) as you do? You say, ‘This is what the Lord says: I am about to give this city into the hands of the king of Babylon, and he will capture(E) it.

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15 Then the officials were (A)angry at Jeremiah and beat him, and they (B)put him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe, which they had made into the prison.

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15 They were angry with Jeremiah and had him beaten(A) and imprisoned(B) in the house(C) of Jonathan the secretary, which they had made into a prison.

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