17 Then King Zedekiah sent for him and had him brought to the palace, where he asked him privately, ‘Is there any word from the Lord?’

‘Yes,’ Jeremiah replied, ‘you will be delivered into the hands of the king of Babylon.’

18 Then Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, ‘What crime have I committed against you or your attendants or this people, that you have put me in prison? 19 Where are your prophets who prophesied to you, “The king of Babylon will not attack you or this land”?

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