Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But now, please listen, O my lord the king; please let my
petition come before you and do not make me return to the house of Jonathan the scribe, that I may not die there.”
Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the
cistern of Malchijah the king’s son, which was in the court of the guardhouse; and they let Jeremiah down with ropes. Now in the cistern there was no water but only mud, and Jeremiah sank into the mud.
stone was brought and laid over the mouth of the den; and the king sealed it with his own signet ring and with the signet rings of his nobles, so that nothing would be changed in regard to Daniel.
and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock; and he rolled
a large stone against the entrance of the tomb and went away.