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Jeremiah 36:22

    Jeremiah 36:22 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Now the king sat in the winterhouse in the ninth month: and there was a fire on the hearth burning before him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Now the king sat in the winter house in the ninth month: and there was a fire on the hearth burning before him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Now the king was sitting in the winter-house in the ninth month: and there was a fire in the brazier burning before him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now the king was seated in the winter house, and a fire was burning in the fireplace in front of him.

    Webster's Revision

    Now the king was sitting in the winter-house in the ninth month: and there was a fire in the brazier burning before him.

    World English Bible

    Now the king was sitting in the winter house in the ninth month: and [there was a fire in] the brazier burning before him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Now the king sat in the winter house in the ninth month: and there was a fire in the brasier burning before him.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 36:22

    Hearth - A furnace; fire.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 36:22

    Winterhouse - A warm apartment suited to the season of the year, (December), when in Palestine there is often snow upon the ground, though it does not last long. A fire on the hearth - a pan or brazier of burning coals. This is the case to the present day. In cold weather the rich burn wood in brass or earthen pans, placed in any part of the room; the indigent burn sticks on the floor.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 36:22

    The winterhouse - A separate portion of the palace was used for residence according to the season (marginal reference).

    And there was a fire on the hearth ... - And the fire-pan burning before them. On the middle of the floor was a brazier containing burning charcoal.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 36:22

    36:22 The ninth month - Answered to part of our November and December.