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Bible Commentaries
Jeremiah 37

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Introduction

Overview

Jeremiah 37:1, The Egyptians having raised the seige of the Chaldeans, king Zedekiah sends to Jeremiah to pray for the people; Jeremiah 37:6, Jeremiah prophesies the Chaldeans’ certain return and victory; Jeremiah 37:11, He is taken for a fugitive, beaten, and put in prison; Jeremiah 37:16, He assures Zedekiah of the captivity; Jeremiah 37:18, Intreating for his liberty, he obtains some favour.

Verse 1

am 3406-3416, bc 598-588

Zedekiah: 2 Kings 24:17, 1 Chronicles 3:15, 2 Chronicles 36:10

Coniah: Jeremiah 22:24, Jeremiah 22:28, Jeremiah 24:1, Jeconiah, Jeremiah 52:31, 2 Kings 24:12, 1 Chronicles 3:16, 2 Chronicles 36:9, Jehoiachin

made: Ezekiel 17:12-21

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 24:8 - Jehoiachin 2 Kings 24:18 - Zedekiah 2 Kings 24:19 - And he did Jeremiah 21:1 - when Jeremiah 34:2 - Go Lamentations 3:59 - thou hast Ezekiel 14:7 - and cometh Ezekiel 17:5 - the seed Ezekiel 17:13 - hath taken

Verse 2

neither: 2 Kings 24:19, 2 Kings 24:20, 2 Chronicles 36:12-16, Proverbs 29:12, Ezekiel 21:25, 1 Thessalonians 4:8

the prophet: Heb. the hand of the prophet, Exodus 4:13, Leviticus 8:36, 2 Samuel 10:2, 2 Samuel 12:25, 1 Kings 14:18, 1 Kings 16:7, Proverbs 26:6, Hosea 12:10, *marg.

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 39:11 - to

Verse 3

Zephaniah: Jeremiah 21:1, Jeremiah 21:2, Jeremiah 29:21, Jeremiah 29:25, Jeremiah 52:24

Pray: Jeremiah 2:27, Jeremiah 21:1, Jeremiah 21:2, Jeremiah 42:2-4, Jeremiah 42:20, Exodus 8:8, Exodus 8:28, Exodus 9:28, Exodus 10:17, Numbers 21:7, 1 Samuel 12:19, 1 Kings 13:6, Acts 8:24

Reciprocal: Numbers 11:2 - cried Jeremiah 37:7 - Thus Jeremiah 37:17 - Is there

Verse 4

for: Jeremiah 37:15, Jeremiah 32:2, Jeremiah 32:3

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 38:1 - Jucal

Verse 5

Pharaoh's: This was Pharaoh Hophra, or Apries, as he is called by Herodotus, who succeeded his father Psammis on the throne of Egypt, am 3410, bc 594, and reigned twenty-five years. Having entered into a confederacy with Zedekiah - Ezekiel 17:15, he marched out of Egypt with a great army to his relief; which caused Nebuchadnezzar to raise the siege of Jerusalem to meet him; during which period the transactions detailed here took place. Jeremiah 37:7, 2 Kings 24:7, Ezekiel 17:15

they: Jeremiah 37:11, Jeremiah 34:21

Reciprocal: Isaiah 30:2 - walk Isaiah 30:3 - the strength Isaiah 36:6 - General Jeremiah 2:18 - what hast Jeremiah 34:11 - General Ezekiel 4:6 - forty days Ezekiel 17:7 - another Ezekiel 29:7 - they took Ezekiel 29:16 - the confidence

Verse 6

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 32:3 - Behold Jeremiah 32:24 - the city is

Verse 7

Thus: Jeremiah 37:3, Jeremiah 21:2, 2 Kings 22:18

Pharaoh's: Jeremiah 17:5, Jeremiah 17:6, Proverbs 21:30, Isaiah 30:1-6, Isaiah 31:1-3, Lamentations 4:17, Ezekiel 17:17, Ezekiel 29:6, Ezekiel 29:7, Ezekiel 29:16

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 18:24 - thy trust 2 Chronicles 34:23 - Tell ye the man Isaiah 30:7 - the Egyptians Isaiah 31:3 - both Jeremiah 1:18 - against Jeremiah 2:36 - thou also shalt Jeremiah 2:37 - for the Lord Jeremiah 32:29 - and set Jeremiah 37:5 - Pharaoh's Lamentations 1:19 - for Ezekiel 30:22 - and that

Verse 8

Jeremiah 32:29, Jeremiah 34:21, Jeremiah 34:22, Jeremiah 38:23, Jeremiah 39:2-8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:52 - General 2 Kings 25:9 - the king's Jeremiah 21:4 - Behold Jeremiah 21:10 - it shall Jeremiah 52:13 - the king's Amos 2:5 - I will Micah 6:9 - Lord's

Verse 9

Deceive: Obadiah 1:3, Matthew 24:4, Matthew 24:5, Galatians 6:3, Galatians 6:7, Ephesians 5:6, 2 Thessalonians 2:3, James 1:22

yourselves: Heb. your souls

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 33:5 - come Ezekiel 14:7 - and cometh 1 Corinthians 3:18 - deceive

Verse 10

though: Jeremiah 21:4-7, Jeremiah 49:20, Jeremiah 50:45, Leviticus 26:36-38, Isaiah 10:4, Isaiah 30:17

wounded men: Heb. men thrust through, Jeremiah 51:4, Isaiah 13:15, Isaiah 14:19

yet: Joel 2:11

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:37 - they shall Judges 2:14 - could not 1 Samuel 2:4 - stumbled 2 Samuel 5:6 - Except 2 Kings 19:26 - of small power 2 Kings 25:9 - the king's 2 Chronicles 24:24 - came Isaiah 37:27 - their inhabitants Jeremiah 24:8 - So will Jeremiah 32:5 - though Jeremiah 33:5 - come Jeremiah 39:8 - burned Ezekiel 14:7 - and cometh Ezekiel 17:9 - even Ezekiel 24:11 - set it Amos 5:9 - strengtheneth

Verse 11

that: Jeremiah 37:5

broken: Heb. made to ascend

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 1:19 - And they Matthew 24:16 - General

Verse 12

went: 1 Kings 19:3, 1 Kings 19:9, Nehemiah 6:11, Matthew 10:23, 1 Thessalonians 5:22

the land: Jeremiah 1:1, Joshua 21:17, Joshua 21:18, 1 Chronicles 6:60

separate himself thence: or, slip away from thence

Reciprocal: Psalms 55:7 - General Matthew 24:16 - General Luke 21:21 - and let them

Verse 13

in the: Jeremiah 38:7, Zechariah 14:10

Hananiah: Jeremiah 38:1, Jeremiah 38:10-17, Jeremiah 36:12

Thou: Jeremiah 18:18, Jeremiah 20:10, Jeremiah 21:9, Jeremiah 27:6, Jeremiah 27:12, Jeremiah 27:13, Jeremiah 28:14, Jeremiah 38:4, Jeremiah 38:17, Amos 7:10, Luke 23:2, Acts 6:11, Acts 24:5-9, Acts 24:13, 2 Corinthians 6:8

Reciprocal: Numbers 16:41 - Ye have 2 Kings 7:4 - let us fall 2 Chronicles 36:14 - all the chief Jeremiah 20:2 - in the high Ezekiel 22:9 - men that carry tales

Verse 14

said: Jeremiah 40:4-6, Nehemiah 6:8, Psalms 27:12, Psalms 35:11, Psalms 52:1, Psalms 52:2, Matthew 5:11, Matthew 5:12, Luke 6:22, Luke 6:23, Luke 6:26, 1 Peter 3:16, 1 Peter 4:14-16

false: Heb. falsehood, or, a lie

Reciprocal: Numbers 16:41 - Ye have 2 Kings 7:4 - let us fall Jeremiah 26:10 - the princes Habakkuk 1:4 - for

Verse 15

the princes: Jeremiah 20:1-3, Jeremiah 26:16, Matthew 21:35, Matthew 23:34, Matthew 26:67, Matthew 26:68, Luke 20:10, Luke 20:11, Luke 22:64, John 18:22, Acts 5:28, Acts 5:40, Acts 16:22-24, Acts 23:2, Acts 23:3, 2 Corinthians 11:23-27, Hebrews 11:36-38

put: Genesis 39:20, 2 Chronicles 16:10, 2 Chronicles 18:26, Acts 5:18, Acts 12:4-6, Revelation 2:10

in the: Jeremiah 37:20, Jeremiah 38:6, Jeremiah 38:26

Reciprocal: Genesis 42:19 - house Exodus 23:2 - to decline 1 Kings 22:27 - Put this fellow 2 Kings 6:31 - if the head 2 Chronicles 18:25 - and carry him back Jeremiah 20:2 - smote Jeremiah 36:5 - General Jeremiah 37:4 - for Jeremiah 40:8 - Jonathan Lamentations 3:52 - chased Mark 12:3 - they Luke 4:28 - were Acts 16:24 - the inner 2 Corinthians 6:5 - imprisonments

Verse 16

am 3415, bc 589

into the dungeon: Jeremiah 38:6, Jeremiah 38:10-13, Genesis 40:15, Lamentations 3:53, Lamentations 3:55

cabins: or, cells

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 6:31 - if the head Isaiah 51:14 - die Jeremiah 20:2 - smote Lamentations 3:52 - chased Mark 12:3 - they Luke 4:28 - were Luke 20:10 - beat Acts 16:24 - the inner 2 Corinthians 6:5 - imprisonments

Verse 17

asked: Jeremiah 38:5, Jeremiah 38:14-16, Jeremiah 38:24-27, 1 Kings 14:1-4

Is there: Jeremiah 37:3, Jeremiah 21:1, Jeremiah 21:2, 1 Kings 22:16, 2 Kings 3:11-13, Mark 6:20

thou shalt: Jeremiah 21:7, Jeremiah 24:8, Jeremiah 29:16-18, Jeremiah 32:3-5, Jeremiah 34:21, Jeremiah 34:22, Jeremiah 39:6, Jeremiah 39:7, Ezekiel 12:12, Ezekiel 12:13, Ezekiel 17:19-21, Ezekiel 21:25-27

Reciprocal: Numbers 23:17 - What 2 Kings 22:13 - inquire Isaiah 21:11 - what Jeremiah 32:4 - General Jeremiah 34:3 - And thou Jeremiah 38:16 - sware Lamentations 1:14 - delivered Ezekiel 7:26 - then Ezekiel 14:7 - and cometh Ezekiel 20:1 - that certain Acts 24:25 - Go

Verse 18

Jeremiah 26:19, Genesis 31:36, 1 Samuel 24:9-15, 1 Samuel 26:18-21, Proverbs 17:13, Proverbs 17:26, Daniel 6:22, John 10:32, Acts 23:1, Acts 24:16, Acts 25:8, Acts 25:11, Acts 25:25, Acts 26:31, Galatians 4:16

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 52:8 - General Lamentations 3:52 - without

Verse 19

Where: Jeremiah 2:28, Deuteronomy 32:36, Deuteronomy 32:37, 2 Kings 3:13

your: Jeremiah 6:14, Jeremiah 8:11, Jeremiah 14:13-15, Jeremiah 23:17, Jeremiah 27:14-18, Jeremiah 28:1-5, Jeremiah 28:10-17, Jeremiah 29:31, Lamentations 2:14, Ezekiel 13:10-16

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 4:9 - and the priests Jeremiah 14:14 - The prophets Ezekiel 13:2 - prophesy against Ezekiel 13:6 - made Ezekiel 13:12 - Where Ezekiel 22:28 - Thus saith the Lord Hosea 7:3 - General Zechariah 10:2 - they comfort 2 Timothy 3:9 - their 2 Peter 2:1 - there were

Verse 20

be accepted before: Heb. fall before, Jeremiah 36:7, *marg.

lest: Jeremiah 26:15, Jeremiah 38:6-9, Acts 23:16-22, Acts 25:10, Acts 25:11, Acts 28:18, Acts 28:19

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 37:15 - in the Jeremiah 38:26 - General Jeremiah 40:8 - Jonathan Jeremiah 42:2 - be accepted before thee Lamentations 3:53 - cut Daniel 9:18 - present

Verse 21

into the: Jeremiah 32:2, Jeremiah 32:8, Jeremiah 38:13, Jeremiah 38:28

and that: 1 Kings 17:4-6, Job 5:20, Psalms 33:18, Psalms 33:19, Psalms 34:9, Psalms 34:10, Psalms 37:3, Psalms 37:19, Proverbs 16:7, Proverbs 21:1, Isaiah 33:16, Matthew 6:33

until: Jeremiah 38:9, Jeremiah 52:6, Deuteronomy 28:52-57, 2 Kings 25:3, Lamentations 2:11, Lamentations 2:12, Lamentations 2:19, Lamentations 2:20, Lamentations 4:4, Lamentations 4:5, Lamentations 4:9, Lamentations 4:10, Lamentations 5:10

Thus: Jeremiah 38:13, Jeremiah 38:28, Jeremiah 39:14, Jeremiah 39:15, Acts 12:5, Acts 24:27, Acts 28:16, Acts 28:30, Ephesians 4:1, Ephesians 6:20, 2 Timothy 1:8, 2 Timothy 2:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:2 - to decline 1 Kings 17:6 - the ravens Nehemiah 3:25 - by the court Proverbs 30:8 - convenient for me Isaiah 3:1 - the stay Jeremiah 33:1 - he Jeremiah 38:6 - took

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Jeremiah 37". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/jeremiah-37.html.
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