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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 was come into the dungeon-house, and into the cells, 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' Notes 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 Notes 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.