Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Pashur smote Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks that were in the high gate of Benjamin, which was by the house of the LORD.
They will fight against you but never prevail over you,
since I am with you to rescue you.”
This is the Lord’s declaration.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
Jeremiah came back from Topheth, where the Lord had sent him to prophesy, stood in the courtyard of the Lord’s temple,
and proclaimed to all the people,
He finished the address the Lord had commanded him to deliver to all the people. Then the priests, the prophets, and all the people took hold of him, yelling, “You must surely die!
‘The Lord has appointed you priest in place of Jehoiada the priest to be the chief officer
in the temple of the Lord, responsible for every madman who acts like a prophet. You must confine him in the stocks and an iron collar.
Then the king commanded Jerahmeel the king’s son, Seraiah son of Azriel, and Shelemiah son of Abdeel to seize Baruch the scribe and Jeremiah the prophet, but the Lord had hidden them.
The officials were angry at Jeremiah and beat him and placed him in jail in the house of Jonathan
the scribe, for it had been made into a prison.
So they took Jeremiah and dropped him into the cistern of Malchiah the king’s son, which was in the guard’s courtyard, lowering Jeremiah with ropes. There was no water in the cistern, only mud, and Jeremiah sank in the mud.
1 Kings 22:27
and say, ‘This is what the king says: Put this guy in prison
and feed him only bread and water until I come back safely.’”
2 Chronicles 16:10
Asa was angry with the seer and put him in prison
because of his anger over this. And Asa mistreated some of the people at that time.
2 Chronicles 24:21
But they conspired against him and stoned him at the king’s command in the courtyard of the Lord’s temple.
Amaziah the priest
of Bethel sent word to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, “Amos has conspired against you right here in the house of Israel. The land cannot endure all his words,
Those who are persecuted for righteousness are blessed, for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
But the farmers took his slaves, beat one, killed another, and stoned a third.
This is why I am sending you prophets, sages, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues and hound from town to town.
So they seized them and put them in custody until the next day, since it was already evening.
So they arrested
the apostles and put them in the city jail.
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute?
They even killed those who announced beforehand the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become.
Then the mob joined in the attack against them, and the chief magistrates stripped off their clothes and ordered them to be beaten with rods.
and others experienced mockings and scourgings, as well as bonds and imprisonment.
Don’t be afraid of what you are about to suffer. Look, the Devil is about to throw some of you into prison to test you, and you will have affliction for 10 days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Then I saw that the woman was drunk on the blood of the saints and on the blood of the witnesses to Jesus. When I saw her, I was greatly astonished.
In the high
But when he was at the Benjamin Gate,
an officer of the guard was there, whose name was Irijah son of Shelemiah, son of Hananiah, and he apprehended Jeremiah the prophet, saying, “You are deserting to the Chaldeans.”
But Ebed-melech, a Cushite court official employed in the king’s palace, heard Jeremiah had been put into the cistern. While the king was sitting at the Benjamin Gate,
All the land from Geba
to Rimmon south of Jerusalem will be changed into a plain. But Jerusalem will be raised up and will remain on its site from the Benjamin Gate to the place of the First Gate, to the Corner Gate, and from the Tower of Hananel to the royal winepresses.
Then Jeremiah commanded Baruch, “I am restricted;
I cannot enter the temple of the Lord,