Jeremiah 26:22

“And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, namely, Elnathan the son of Achbor, and certain men with him into Egypt.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 26:22

And Iehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, namely Elnathan the sonne of Achbor, and certeine men with him, into Egypt.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then King Jehoiakim sent men to Egypt: Elnathan the son of Achbor and {certain} men with him {went} into Egypt.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, `namely', Elnathan the son of Achbor, and certain men with him, into Egypt;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Jehoiakim the king sent Elnathan, the son of Achbor, and certain men with him, into Egypt.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, Elnathan the son of Achbor, and men with him, into Egypt;
- Darby Bible

And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, namely, Elnathan the son of Achbor, and certain men with him into Egypt.
- Webster's Bible

and Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, [namely], Elnathan the son of Achbor, and certain men with him, into Egypt;
- World English Bible

And the king Jehoiakim sendeth men to Egypt -- Elnathan son of Achbor, and men with him unto Egypt --
- Youngs Literal Bible

and Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, Elnathan the son of Achbor, and certain men with him, into Egypt;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 26:22

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 26:22


26:20 And there was - This is a story which we have recorded in no other part of scripture. They are probably the words of some others, who were enemies to Jeremiah.

26:23 Cast his body - Not in the sepulchers of the prophets, but amongst the vulgar people.

26:24 Nevertheless - Tho' Jeremiah's enemies pleaded this instance of Urijah, a case judged in this very king's reign; yet the hand, that is, the power and interest of Ahikam, one of Josiah's counsellors, and the father of Gedaliah, was with Jeremiah.


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