Jeremiah 37 :16

Jeremiah 37 :16 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

When Jeremiah was entered into the dungeon, and into the cabins, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;

American King James Version (AKJV)

When Jeremiah was entered into the dungeon, and into the cabins, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;

American Standard Version (ASV)

When Jeremiah was come into the dungeon-house, and into the cells, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

So Jeremiah came into the hole of the prison, under the arches, and was there for a long time.

Webster's Revision

When Jeremiah had entered into the dungeon, and into the cabins, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;

World English Bible

When Jeremiah was come into the dungeon house, and into the cells, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;

English Revised Version (ERV)

When Jeremiah was come into the dungeon house, and into the cells, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;

Definitions for Jeremiah 37 :16

Cabins - Vaulted cells.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 37 :16

Entered into the dungeon, and into the cabins - The dungeon was probably a deep pit; and the cabins or cells, niches in the sides, where different malefactors were confined. See Blayney.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 37 :16

Dungeon - literally, house of a cistern or pit, and evidently underground. In this cistern-like excavation were several cells or arched vaults, in one of which with little light and less ventilation Jeremiah remained a long time.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 37 :16

37:16 The dungeon - The Hebrew words signify some pit, or deep hole, where were some cells or apartments, in which they were wont to keep those whom they judged great malefactors.
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