Jeremiah 26:17
Good News Translation
After that, some of the elders stood up and said to the people who had gathered,

Contemporary English Version
Then some of the leaders from other towns stepped forward. They told the crowd that

Douay-Rheims Bible
And some of the ancients of the land rose up: and they spoke to all the assembly of the people, saying:

New American Bible
At this, some of the elders of the land arose and said to the whole assembly of the people,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And some of the ancients of the land rose up: and they spoke to all the assembly of the people, saying:

Micah.

Micah 1:1 And shall I not spare Ninive, that great city, in which there are more than a hundred and twenty thousand persons, that know how to distinguish between their right hand and their left, and many beasts?

Zion.

1818, he found one part of Mount Zion supporting a crop of barley, and another undergoing the labour of the plough: the soil turned up consisted of stone and lime mixed with earth, such as is usually met with in foundations of ruined cities. It is nearly a mile in circumference; is highest on the west side, and towards the east, falls down in broad terraces on the upper part of the mountain as it slopes down toward the brook Kidron.

Micah 3:12 Her princes have judged for bribes: and her priests have taught for hire, and her prophets divined for money: and they leaned upon the Lord, saying: Is not the Lord in the midst of us? no evil shall come among us.

Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 9:11 And I will make Jerusalem to be heaps of sand, and dens of dragons: and I will make the cities of Juda desolate, for want of an inhabitant.

Jeremiah 51:37 And Babylon shall be reduced to heaps, a dwelling place for dragons, an astonishment and a hissing, because there is no inhabitant.

2 Kings 19:25 Hast thou not heard what I have done from the beginning? from the days of old I have formed it, and now I have brought it to effect: that fenced cities of fighting men should be turned to heaps of ruins:

Nehemiah 4:2 And said before his brethren, and the multitude of the Samaritans: What are the silly Jews doing? Will the Gentiles let them alone? will they sacrifice and make an end in a day? are they able to raise stones out of the heaps of the rubbish, which are burnt?

Psalm 79:1 A psalm for Asaph. O God, the heathens are come into thy inheritance, they have defiled thy holy temple: they have made Jerusalem as a place to keep fruit.

the mountain.

Jeremiah 17:3 Sacrificing in the field: I will give thy strength, and all thy treasures to the spoil, and thy high places for sin in all thy borders.

Isaiah 2:2,3 And in the last days the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be prepared on the top of mountains, and it shall be exalted above the hills, and all nations shall flow unto it. . . .

Micah 4:1 Therefore because of you, Sion shall be ploughed as a field, and Jerusalem shall be as a heap of stones, and the mountain of the temple as the high places of the forests.

Zechariah 8:3 Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I am returned to Sion, and I will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called The city of truth, and the mountain of the Lord of hosts, The sanctified mountain.

Context
Jeremiah Spared from Death
16Then the princes, and all the people said to the priests, and to the prophets: There is no judgment of death for this man: for he hath spoken to us in the name of the Lord our God. 17And some of the ancients of the land rose up: and they spoke to all the assembly of the people, saying:18Micheas of Morasthi was a prophet in the days of Ezechias king of Juda, and he spoke to all the people of Juda, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Sion shall be ploughed like a field, and Jerusalem shall be a heap of stones: and the mountain of the house the high places of woods.…
Cross References
Acts 5:34
But one in the council rising up, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, respected by all the people, commanded the men to be put forth a little while.

Jeremiah 26:18
Micheas of Morasthi was a prophet in the days of Ezechias king of Juda, and he spoke to all the people of Juda, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Sion shall be ploughed like a field, and Jerusalem shall be a heap of stones: and the mountain of the house the high places of woods.

Additional Translations
Some of the elders of the land stood up and said to the whole assembly of the people,Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spoke to all the assembly of the people, saying,

Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying,

And there rose up men of the elders of the land, and said to all the assembly of the people,

And there rose up certain of the elders of the land and spoke to all the congregation of the people, saying,

Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying,

Then arose certain of the elders of the land, and spoke to all the assembly of the people, saying,

Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spoke to all the assembly of the people, saying,

And certain of the elders of the land rise up, and speak unto all the assembly of the people, saying,
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