2 But aneither he nor his servants nor the people of the land listened to the words of the Lord which He spoke through Jeremiah the prophet.
4 Now Jeremiah was still coming in and going out among the people, for they had not yet aput him in the prison.
7 “Thus says the Lord God of Israel, ‘aThus you are to say to the king of Judah, who sent you to Me to inquire of Me: “Behold, bPharaoh’s army which has come out for your assistance is going to return to its own land of Egypt.
8 “The Chaldeans will also areturn and fight against this city, and they will capture it and burn it with fire.” ’
9 “Thus says the Lord, ‘Do not adeceive yourselves, saying, “The Chaldeans will surely go away from us,” for they will not go.
10 ‘For aeven if you had defeated the entire army of Chaldeans who were fighting against you, and there were only wounded men left among them, each man in his tent, they would rise up and bburn this city with fire.’ ”
11 Now it happened when the army of the Chaldeans had lifted the siege from Jerusalem because of Pharaoh’s army,
13 While he was at the aGate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah the son of Hananiah was there; and he barrested Jeremiah the prophet, saying, “You are 1going over to the Chaldeans!”
17 Now King Zedekiah sent and took him out; and in his palace the king asecretly asked him and said, “Is there a bword from the Lord?” And Jeremiah said, “There is!” Then he said, “You will be cgiven into the hand of the king of Babylon!”
18 Moreover Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, “aIn what way have I sinned against you, or against your servants, or against this people, that you have put me in prison?
21 Then King Zedekiah gave commandment, and they committed Jeremiah to the acourt of the guardhouse and gave him a loaf of bbread daily from the bakers’ street, until all the bread in the city was cgone. So Jeremiah remained in the court of the guardhouse.
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