Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, whom they have cast into the dungeon; and he is like to die for hunger in the place where he is: for there is no more bread in the city.

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Bible References

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Jeremiah 38:1
Now Shephatiah the son of Mattan, and Gedaliah the son of Pashhur, and Jucal the son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur the son of Malchijah heard the words that Jeremiah was speaking to all the people, saying,
Esther 7:4
for we have been sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be killed and to be annihilated. Now if we had only been sold as slaves, men and women, I would have remained silent, for the trouble would not be commensurate with the annoyance to the king.”
Job 31:34
Because I feared the great multitude,
And the contempt of families terrified me,
And kept silent and did not go out of doors?
Proverbs 24:11
Deliver those who are being taken away to death,
And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.
Proverbs 31:8
Open your mouth for the mute,
For the rights of all the unfortunate.

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Genesis 47:18
When that year was ended, they came to him the next year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord that our money is all spent, and the cattle are my lord’s. There is nothing left for my lord except our bodies and our lands.