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Jeremiah 36:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Moreover Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll; but he would not hear them.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Nevertheless Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll: but he would not hear them.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Even though Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah pleaded with the king not to burn the scroll, he would not listen to them.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Nevertheless Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll: but he would not hear them.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Moreover, Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll; but he would not hear them.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Nevertheless, Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah, interceded with the king, not to burn the roll,—but he hearkened not unto them.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And also Elnathan, and Delaiah, and Gemariah have interceded with the king not to burn the roll, and he hath not hearkened unto them.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But yet Elnathan, and Dalaias, and Gamarias spoke to the king, not to burn the book: and he heard them not.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Neuerthelesse Elnathan, and Delaiah & Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burne the roule, but he would not heare them.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But Elnathan and Gedaliah{gr.Godolias} suggested to the king that he should burn the roll.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Nevertheless Elnathan and Delayah and Gemaryah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll: but he would not hear them.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Nevertheless x1571
(1571) Complement
By contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correlation both... and.
Elnn אֶלנָתָן 494
{0494} Prime
From H0410 and H5414; God (is the) giver; Elnathan, the name of four Israelites.
and Dly דְּלָיָה 1806
{1806} Prime
From H1802 adn H3050; Jah has delivered; Delajah, the name of five Israelites.
and Gmary גְּמַריָה 1587
{1587} Prime
From H1584 and H3050; Jah has perfected; Gemarjah, the name of two Israelites.
had made intercession 6293
{6293} Prime
A primitive root; to impinge, by accident or violence, or (figuratively) by importunity.
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
to the king 4428
{4428} Prime
From H4427; a king.
that he would not x1115
(1115) Complement
Constructive feminine of H1086 (equivalent to H1097); properly a failure of, that is, (used only as a negative particle, usually with prepositional prefix) not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until, etc.
burn 8313
{8313} Prime
A primitive root; to be (causatively set) on fire.
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
(0853) Complement
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the roll: 4039
{4039} Prime
From H1556; a roll.
but he would not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
hear 8085
{8085} Prime
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 36:25

_ _ (See on Jeremiah 36:16). The “nevertheless” aggravates the king’s sin; though God would have drawn him back through their intercession, he persisted: judicial blindness and reprobation!

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 36:20-32.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Jeremiah 36:25

Elnathan — These princes seemed to have had a greater dread of God upon their hearts than the rest.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Jeremiah 36:12 Then he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat there, [even] Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.
Jeremiah 26:22 And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, [namely], Elnathan the son of Achbor, and [certain] men with him into Egypt.


Jeremiah 13:15-17 Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken. ... But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for [your] pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because the LORD'S flock is carried away captive.
Genesis 37:22 And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, [but] cast him into this pit that [is] in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again.
Genesis 37:26-28 And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit [is it] if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood? ... Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty [pieces] of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt.
Matthew 27:4 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What [is that] to us? see thou [to that].
Matthew 27:24-25 When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but [that] rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed [his] hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye [to it]. ... Then answered all the people, and said, His blood [be] on us, and on our children.
Acts 5:34-39 Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles forth a little space; ... But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.


Proverbs 21:29 A wicked man hardeneth his face: but [as for] the upright, he directeth his way.
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Gn 37:22, 26. Pv 21:29. Jr 13:15; 26:22; 36:12. Mt 27:4, 24. Ac 5:34.

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