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Jeremiah 37:13

    Jeremiah 37:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest away to the Chaldeans.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, You fall away to the Chaldeans.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he laid hold on Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou art falling away to the Chaldeans.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But when he was at the Benjamin door, a captain of the watch named Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah, who was stationed there, put his hand on Jeremiah the prophet, saying, You are going to give yourself up to the Chaldaeans.

    Webster's Revision

    And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he laid hold on Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou art falling away to the Chaldeans.

    World English Bible

    When he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he laid hold on Jeremiah the prophet, saying, You are falling away to the Chaldeans.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he laid hold on Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest away to the Chaldeans.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 37:13

    Ward - Prison; custody.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 37:13

    Thou fallest away to the Chaldeans - Thou art a deserter, and a traitor to thy country. As he had always declared that the Chaldeans should take the city, etc., his enemies took occasion from this to say he was in the interest of the Chaldeans, and that he wished now to go to them, and betray the place.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 37:13

    A captain of the ward - Captain of the watch, whose business was to examine all who went in and out.

    The gate of Benjamin - The northern gate, also called the gate of Ephraim.

    Thou fallest away ... - His well-known views made Jeremiah a suspected person, though the charge was groundless.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 37:13

    37:13 Of Benjamin - The gate that looked toward the inheritance of that tribe.