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Jeremiah 38:10

    Jeremiah 38:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then the king commanded Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from hence thirty men with thee, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he die.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then the king commanded Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from hence thirty men with you, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he die.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then the king commanded Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from hence thirty men with thee, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he die.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then the king gave orders to Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, saying, Take with you three men from here and get Jeremiah out of the water-hole before death overtakes him.

    Webster's Revision

    Then the king commanded Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from hence thirty men with thee, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he die.

    World English Bible

    Then the king commanded Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from here thirty men with you, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he dies.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then the king commanded Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from hence thirty men with thee, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he die.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 38:10

    Take from hence thirty men - The king was determined that he should be rescued by force, if the princes opposed.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 38:10

    Thirty men - So large a number suggests that Zedekiah expected some resistance. (Some read "three" men.)

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 38:10

    38:10 Thirty men - Probably the king commanded Ebed - melech to take thirty men to guard him against any opposition.