Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Even though Elnathan, Delaiah, and Gemariah had urged the king not to burn the scroll, he would not listen to them.

New American Standard Bible

Even though Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah pleaded with the king not to burn the scroll, he would not listen to them.

King James Version

Nevertheless Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll: but he would not hear them.

International Standard Version

Even though Elnathan, Delaiah, and Gemariah urged the king not to burn the scroll, he would not listen to them.

A Conservative Version

Moreover Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll, but he would not hear them.

American Standard Version

Moreover Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll; but he would not hear them.

Amplified

Even though Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah tried to persuade the king not to burn the scroll, he would not listen to them.

Bible in Basic English

And Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made a strong request to the king not to let the book be burned, but he would not give ear to them.

Darby Translation

Moreover, Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll; but he would not hear them.

Julia Smith Translation

And also Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah supplicated to the king not to burn the roll: and he heard to them not

King James 2000

Nevertheless Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the scroll: but he would not hear them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And even [when] Elnathan, and Delaiah, and Gemariah urged the king not to burn the scroll, he would not listen to them.

Modern King James verseion

But Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had pleaded with the king that he should not burn the scroll, but he would not hear them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless Elnathan, Delaiah, and Gemariah besought the king, that he would not burn the book: notwithstanding the king would not hear them,

NET Bible

The king did not even listen to Elnathan, Delaiah, and Gemariah, who had urged him not to burn the scroll.

New Heart English Bible

Moreover Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the scroll; but he would not hear them.

The Emphasized Bible

Nevertheless Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah, interceded with the king, not to burn the roll, - but he hearkened not unto them.

Webster

Nevertheless Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll: but he would not hear them.

World English Bible

Moreover Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the scroll; but he would not hear them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And also Elnathan, and Delaiah, and Gemariah have interceded with the king not to burn the roll, and he hath not hearkened unto them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלנתן 
'Elnathan 
Usage: 7

and Delaiah
דּליהוּ דּליה 
D@layah 
Usage: 7

and Gemariah
גּמריהוּ גּמריה 
G@maryah 
Usage: 5

פּגע 
Paga` 
Usage: 46

to the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

that he would not burn
שׂרף 
Saraph 
Usage: 117

the roll
מגלּה 
M@gillah 
Usage: 21

but he would not hear
שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

Context Readings

Jehoiakim Burns The Scroll

24 As they heard all these words, the king and all of his servants did not become terrified or tear their garments. 25 Even though Elnathan, Delaiah, and Gemariah had urged the king not to burn the scroll, he would not listen to them. 26 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.



Cross References

Genesis 37:22

Reuben also said to them, “Don’t shed blood. Throw him into this pit in the wilderness, but don’t lay a hand on him”—intending to rescue him from their hands and return him to his father.

Jeremiah 36:12

he went down to the scribe’s chamber in the king’s palace. All the officials were sitting there—Elishama the scribe, Delaiah son of Shemaiah, Elnathan son of Achbor, Gemariah son of Shaphan, Zedekiah son of Hananiah, and all the other officials.

Acts 5:34-39

A Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law who was respected by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered the men to be taken outside for a little while.

Genesis 37:26-28

Then Judah said to his brothers, “What do we gain if we kill our brother and cover up his blood?

Proverbs 21:29

A wicked man puts on a bold face,
but the upright man considers his way.

Jeremiah 13:15-17

Listen and pay attention. Do not be proud,
for the Lord has spoken.

Jeremiah 26:22

But King Jehoiakim sent men to Egypt: Elnathan son of Achbor and certain other men with him went to Egypt.

Matthew 27:4

“I have sinned by betraying innocent blood,” he said.“What’s that to us?” they said. “See to it yourself!”

Matthew 27:24-25

When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was starting instead, he took some water, washed his hands in front of the crowd, and said, “I am innocent of this man’s blood. See to it yourselves!”

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