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Jeremiah 37 - AMP

2 But neither he nor his servants nor the people of the land listened to and obeyed the words of the Lord which He spoke through the prophet Jeremiah. 3 Zedekiah the king sent Jehucal son of Shelemiah with Zephaniah son of Maaseiah, the priest, to the prophet Jeremiah, saying, Pray now to the Lord our God for us. 4 Now Jeremiah was coming in and going out among the people, for they had not put him in prison. 5 And Pharaoh's army had come forth out of Egypt, and when the Chaldeans who were besieging Jerusalem heard the news about them, they withdrew from Jerusalem and departed. 6 Then came the word of the Lord to the prophet Jeremiah: 7 Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Thus shall you say to the king of Judah, who sent you to Me to inquire of Me: Behold, Pharaoh's army, which has come forth to help you, will return to Egypt, to their own land. 8 And the Chaldeans shall come again and fight against this city, and they shall take it and burn it with fire. 9 Thus says the Lord: Do not deceive yourselves, saying, The Chaldeans will surely stay away from us--for they will not stay away. 10 For though you should defeat the whole army of the Chaldeans who fight against you, and there remained only the wounded and men stricken through among them, every man confined to his tent, yet they would rise up and burn this city with fire. 11 And when the army of the Chaldeans had departed from Jerusalem for fear of Pharaoh's approaching army, 12 Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin to receive his portion there among the people. 13 And when he was at the Gate of Benjamin, a sentry was there, whose name was Irijah son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he seized Jeremiah the prophet, saying, You are deserting to the Chaldeans. 14 Then said Jeremiah, It is false! I am not deserting to the Chaldeans. But the sentry would not listen to him. So Irijah took Jeremiah and brought him to the princes. 15 Therefore the princes were enraged with Jeremiah and beat him and put him in prison in the house of Jonathan the scribe--for they had made that the prison. 16 When Jeremiah had come into Literally, ``the house of the cistern."the cells in the dungeon and had remained there many days, 17 Zedekiah the king sent and brought him out; and the king asked him secretly in his house, Is there any word from the Lord? And Jeremiah said, There is! And he said also, You shall be delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon. 18 Moreover, Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, In what have I sinned against you or against your servants or against this people, that you have put me in prison? 19 Where now are your prophets who prophesied to you, saying, The king of Babylon shall not come against you or against this land? 20 Therefore hear now, I pray you, O my lord the king. Let my supplication, I pray you, come before you and be acceptable, that you do not cause me to return to the house of Jonathan the scribe, lest I die there. 21 Then Zedekiah the king commanded, and they committed Jeremiah to the court of the guard, and a round loaf of bread from the bakers' street was given to him daily until all the bread in the city was gone. So Jeremiah remained in the court of the guard.

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bala samson avatar
Listen! God is speaking!
Shared by: bala samson on Mar, 2014
Summary: If you obey God’s voice carefully and walk in His ways 100 percent, victory is yours! Learn to patiently wait and claim God’s promises, there are no short cuts!
Scripture: Jeremiah 37:15-17
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,271
John  Wright avatar
Shared by: John Wright on Feb, 2010
Summary: Snow is beautiful and is a reminder of God's great creative power; it illustrates the pure and sinless nature of Christ; snow illustrates God's word working in individuals and snow illustrates forgiveness and the covering up of that which is dirty and ugl
Series: snow
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 37:6
Views: 4,750
Ed Vasicek avatar
Ministry is A Stretch!
Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Jun, 2009
Summary: Serving is about what is, not what should be. It involves giving and receiving, blooming where you are planted, and seeing both the individual trees and the forest. Ministry is a stretch!
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 37:1-45:5
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 2,602
Johnny Wilson avatar
When We Are Called to Those Who Are Hostile
Shared by: Johnny Wilson on Feb, 2009
Summary: After being abused and accused by his fellow Jews, Jeremiah’s counsel was sought and ignored. Modern believers need to take note.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Jeremiah 37:13-21
Denomination: *other
Views: 1,365
Paul Hammons avatar
Is There Any Word From The Lord?
Shared by: Paul Hammons on Mar, 2007
Summary: We still need to ask the same question that Zedekiah asked Jeremiah in Jeremiah 37:17 “Is there any word from the Lord?” The answer to that question is a definite, “Yes.” God is still communicating to us today; it is not a new revelation or message, but a
based on 29 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 37:17
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 11,866
Dean Morgan avatar
Do You Really Want To Hear From God
Shared by: Dean Morgan on Sep, 2004
Summary: God wants to speak to us, but do you and I really want to hear what God has to say to us? Understand, this is not the president or the Pope or some other international celebrity, this is God and believe it or not He wants to speak to us if we will listen
based on 29 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 37:3-9
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 4,363
Doug Warren avatar
Shared by: Doug Warren on Mar, 2001
Series: Funeral
based on 1075 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 61,729