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Jeremiah 26:17

    Jeremiah 26:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spoke to all the assembly of the people, saying,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then some of the responsible men of the land got up and said to all the meeting of the people,

    Webster's Revision

    Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying,

    World English Bible

    Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spoke to all the assembly of the people, saying,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying,

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 26:17

    Certain of the elders - This is really a fine defense, and the argument was perfectly conclusive. Some think that it was Ahikam who undertook the prophet's defense.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 26:17

    The elders of the land - The heads and spokesmen of the congregation, who added their approval after the princes who represented the king had given their decision.