Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

As soon as Jehudi would read three or four columns, Jehoiakim would cut the scroll with a scribe’s knife and throw the columns into the blazing fire until the entire scroll was consumed by the fire in the brazier.

New American Standard Bible

When Jehudi had read three or four columns, the king cut it with a scribe's knife and threw it into the fire that was in the brazier, until all the scroll was consumed in the fire that was in the brazier.

King James Version

And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was on the hearth, until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was on the hearth.

International Standard Version

As Jehudi would read three or four columns, the king would cut it with a scribe's knife and throw it into the fire which was in the stove, until all the scroll was burned in the fire in the stove.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, that [the king] cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was in the brazier, until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was in the brazier.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, that the king cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was in the brazier, until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was in the brazier.

Amplified

And [each time] when Jehudi had read three or four columns [of the scroll], he [King Jehoiakim] would cut them off with a penknife and cast them into the fire that was in the brazier, until the entire scroll was consumed in the fire that was in the brazier.

Bible in Basic English

And it came about that whenever Jehudi, in his reading, had got through three or four divisions, the king, cutting them with his penknife, put them into the fire, till all the book was burned up in the fire which was burning in the fireplace.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four columns, he cut it with the scribe's knife, and cast it into the fire that was in the pan until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was in the pan.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was on the hearth until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was on the hearth.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be as Jehudi read three columns and four, he will rend it with the knife of the scribe, and cast into the fire which was in the furnace, even till all the roll was consumed upon the fire which was upon the furnace.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four columns, he cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was on the hearth, until all the scroll was consumed in the fire that was on the hearth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{And then}, as Jehudi read three or four columns, he would cut it up in pieces with the knife of the scribe, and he would throw [it] into the fire that [was] in the fire-pot until the whole of the scroll [was] consumed in the fire that was in the fire-pot.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the scribe's knife and threw it into the fire in the fire-pan, until all the scroll was burned up in the fire-pan.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when Jehudi had read three or four leaves thereof, he cut the book in pieces with a pen knife, and cast it into the fire upon the hearth, until the book was all burnt in the fire upon the hearth.

NET Bible

As soon as Jehudi had read three or four columns of the scroll, the king would cut them off with a penknife and throw them on the fire in the firepot. He kept doing so until the whole scroll was burned up in the fire.

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when Jehudi had read three or four columns, that the king cut it with a knife, and cast it into the fire that was in the brazier, until all the scroll was consumed in the fire that was in the brazier.

The Emphasized Bible

So then it came to pass when Jehudi had read three or four columns that he cut it up into fragments with a scribes knife, and cast them into the fire that was in the stove, - until, all the roll, was consumed on the fire that was on the stove.

Webster

And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the scribe's pen-knife, and cast it into the fire that was on the hearth, until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was on the hearth.

World English Bible

It happened, when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, that [the king] cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was in the brazier, until all the scroll was consumed in the fire that was in the brazier.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it cometh to pass, when Jehudi readeth three or four leaves, he cutteth it out with the scribe's knife, and hath cast unto the fire, that is on the stove, till the consumption of all the roll by the fire that is on the stove.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהוּדי 
Y@huwdiy 
Usage: 4

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

or four
ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

דּלת 
Deleth 
Usage: 88

he cut
קרע 
Qara` 
Usage: 63

it with the penknife
תּער 
Ta`ar 
Usage: 13

and cast
שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

it into the fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

that was on the hearth
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 3

until all the roll
מגלּה 
M@gillah 
Usage: 21

תּמם 
Tamam 
Usage: 63

in the fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

Context Readings

Jehoiakim Burns The Scroll

22 Since it was the ninth month, the king was sitting in his winter quarters with a fire burning in front of him. 23 As soon as Jehudi would read three or four columns, Jehoiakim would cut the scroll with a scribe’s knife and throw the columns into the blazing fire until the entire scroll was consumed by the fire in the brazier. 24 As they heard all these words, the king and all of his servants did not become terrified or tear their garments.



Cross References

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is still one man who can ask Yahweh, but I hate him because he never prophesies good about me, but only disaster. He is Micaiah son of Imlah.”“The king shouldn’t say that!” Jehoshaphat replied.

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.’”

Proverbs 1:30

were not interested in my counsel,
and rejected all my correction,

Isaiah 5:18-19

Woe to those who drag wickedness
with cords of deceit
and pull sin along with cart ropes,

Deuteronomy 29:19-21

When someone hears the words of this oath, he may consider himself exempt, thinking, ‘I will have peace even though I follow my own stubborn heart.’ This will lead to the destruction of the well-watered land as well as the dry land.

Psalm 50:17

You hate instruction
and turn your back on My words.

Proverbs 5:12

and you will say, “How I hated discipline,
and how my heart despised correction.

Proverbs 13:13

The one who has contempt for instruction will pay the penalty,
but the one who respects a command will be rewarded.

Proverbs 19:21

Many plans are in a man’s heart,
but the Lord’s decree will prevail.

Proverbs 21:30

No wisdom, no understanding, and no counsel
will prevail against the Lord.

Proverbs 29:1

One who becomes stiff-necked,
after many reprimands
will be shattered instantly—
beyond recovery.

Isaiah 28:14-15

Therefore hear the word of the Lord, you mockers
who rule this people in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 28:17-22

And I will make justice the measuring line
and righteousness the mason’s level.”
Hail will sweep away the false refuge,
and water will flood your hiding place.

Jeremiah 36:29-31

You are to proclaim concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah: This is what the Lord says: You have burned the scroll, saying, ‘Why have you written on it: The king of Babylon will certainly come and destroy this land and cause it to be without man or beast?’

Revelation 22:19

And if anyone takes away from the words of this prophetic book, God will take away his share of the tree of life and the holy city, written in this book.

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