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Jeremiah 37:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— When Jeremiah was come into the dungeon-house, and into the cells, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— When Jeremiah was entered into the dungeon, and into the cabins, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For Jeremiah had come into the dungeon, that is, the vaulted cell; and Jeremiah stayed there many days.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— When Jeremiah had entered into the dungeon, and into the cabins, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— When Jeremiah was come into the dungeon and into the vaults, and Jeremiah had remained there many days,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— When Jeremiah had entered into the dungeon-house and into the cells, and Jeremiah, had remained there, many days,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— When Jeremiah hath entered into the house of the dungeon, and unto the cells, then Jeremiah dwelleth there many days,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— So Jeremias went into the house of the prison, and into the dungeon: and Jeremias remained there many days.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— When Ieremiah was entred into the dungeon, and into the cabbins, and Ieremiah had remained there many dayes:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— So Jeremiah{gr.Jeremias} came into the dungeon, and into the cells, and he remained there many days.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— When Yirmeyah was entered into the dungeon, and into the cabins, and Yirmeyah had remained there many days;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
When x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
Yirmy יִרמְיָה 3414
{3414} Prime
יִרְמְיָה
Yirm@yah
{yir-meh-yaw'}
From H7311 and H3050; Jah will rise; Jirmejah, the name of eight or nine Israelites.
was entered 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
into x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(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.
the dungeon, 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
953
{0953} Prime
בּוֹר
bowr
{bore}
From H0952 (in the sense of H0877); a pit hole (especially one used as a cistern or prison).
and into x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(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.
the cabins, 2588
{2588} Prime
חָנוּת
chanuwth
{khaw-nooth'}
From H2583; properly a vault or cell (with an arch); by implication a prison.
and Yirmy יִרמְיָה 3414
{3414} Prime
יִרְמְיָה
Yirm@yah
{yir-meh-yaw'}
From H7311 and H3050; Jah will rise; Jirmejah, the name of eight or nine Israelites.
had remained 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
there x8033
(8033) Complement
שָׁם
sham
{shawm}
A primitive particle (rather from the relative H0834); there (transfered to time) then; often thither, or thence.
many 7227
{7227} Prime
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
days; 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 37:16

_ _ dungeon ... cabins — The prison consisted of a pit (the “dungeon”) with vaulted cells round the sides of it. The “cabins,” from a root, “to bend one’s self.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 37:11-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Jeremiah 37:16

The dungeon — The Hebrew words signify some pit, or deep hole, where were some cells or apartments, in which they were wont to keep those whom they judged great malefactors.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
am 3415, bc 589

into the dungeon:

Jeremiah 38:6 Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that [was] in the court of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon [there was] no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sunk in the mire.
Jeremiah 38:10-13 Then the king commanded Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from hence thirty men with thee, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he die. ... So they drew up Jeremiah with cords, and took him up out of the dungeon: and Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison.
Genesis 40:15 For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews: and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.
Lamentations 3:53 They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.
Lamentations 3:55 I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

cabins:
or, cells
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Gn 40:15. Jr 38:6, 10. Lm 3:53, 55.

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