and he, having received such a command, threw them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks.
“You put my feet in the stocks
And watch all my paths;
You set a limit for the soles of my feet,
‘He puts my feet in the stocks;
He watches all my paths.’
“The Lord has made you priest instead of Jehoiada the priest, to be the overseer in the house of the Lord over every madman who prophesies, to put him in the stocks and in the iron collar,
and say, ‘Thus says the king, “Put this man in prison and feed him sparingly with bread and water until I return safely.”’”
Then Asa was angry with the seer and put him in prison, for he was enraged at him for this. And Asa oppressed some of the people at the same time.
They afflicted his feet with fetters,
He himself was laid in irons;
Pashhur had Jeremiah the prophet beaten and put him in the stocks that were at the upper Benjamin Gate, which was by the house of the Lord.
Then the officials were angry at Jeremiah and beat him, and they put him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe, which they had made into the prison.
then you are to say to them, ‘I was presenting my petition before the king, not to make me return to the house of Jonathan to die there.’”
They have silenced me in the pit
And have placed a stone on me.