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17 Then King Zedekiah sent and fetched him. And the king questioned him in secrecy in his house, and he said, “Is there a word from Yahweh?” And Jeremiah said, “There is.” And he said, “You will be given into the hand of the king of Babylon.”

18 Then Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, “What did I do wrong to you, or to your servants, or to this people, that you have put me in prison?[a] 19 And where are your prophets who prophesied to you, saying,[b] ‘The king of Babylon will not come against you and against this land’?

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  1. Jeremiah 37:18 Literally “the house of the imprisonment”
  2. Jeremiah 37:19 Literally “to say”