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.

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21 King Zedekiah then gave orders for Jeremiah to be placed in the courtyard of the guard and given a loaf of bread from the street of the bakers each day until all the bread(A) in the city was gone.(B) So Jeremiah remained in the courtyard of the guard.(C)

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14 sent and had Jeremiah taken out of the courtyard of the guard.(A) They turned him over to Gedaliah(B) son of Ahikam,(C) the son of Shaphan,(D) to take him back to his home. So he remained among his own people.(E)

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