19 Where are your prophets who prophesied to you, claiming, ‘The king of Babylon will not come against you and this land’?(A) 20 So now please listen, my lord the king. May my petition come before you.(B) Don’t send me back to the house of Jonathan the scribe, or I will die there.”

21 So King Zedekiah gave orders, and Jeremiah was placed in the guard’s courtyard.(C) He was given a loaf of bread each day from the baker’s street until all the bread was gone from the city. So Jeremiah remained in the guard’s courtyard.

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