27 You put my feet in the stocks
and stand watch over all my paths,
setting a limit for the soles[a] of my feet.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 13:27 Lit paths. You mark a line around the roots

11 He puts my feet in the stocks;
He stands watch(A) over all my paths.”

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So Pashhur had Jeremiah the prophet beaten and put him in the stocks at the Upper Benjamin Gate in the Lord’s temple. The next day, when Pashhur released Jeremiah from the stocks, Jeremiah said to him, “The Lord does not call you Pashhur, but Magor-missabib,[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 20:3 = Terror Is on Every Side; Jr 6:25; 20:10; 46:5

26 ‘The Lord has appointed you priest in place of Jehoiada the priest to be the chief officer(A) in the temple of the Lord, responsible for every madman(B) who acts like a prophet. You must confine him in the stocks(C) and an iron collar.

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