But neither he, nor his servants, nor the people of the land would obey the words of the Lord which he spake by the [a]ministry of the Prophet Jeremiah.

And Zedekiah the king [b]sent Jehucal the son of Shelemiah, and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah the Priest to the Prophet Jeremiah, saying, Pray now unto the Lord our God for us.

(Now Jeremiah went [c]in and out among the people: for they had not put him into the prison.

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  1. Jeremiah 37:2 Hebrew, hand.
  2. Jeremiah 37:3 Because he was afraid of the Chaldeans that came against him.
  3. Jeremiah 37:4 That is, was out of prison, and at liberty.