Jeremiah 36:16
New International Version
When they heard all these words, they looked at each other in fear and said to Baruch, “We must report all these words to the king.”

New Living Translation
When they heard all the messages, they looked at one another in alarm. “We must tell the king what we have heard,” they said to Baruch.

English Standard Version
When they heard all the words, they turned one to another in fear. And they said to Baruch, “We must report all these words to the king.”

Berean Study Bible
When they had heard all these words, they turned to one another in fear and said to Baruch, “Surely we must report all these words to the king.”

King James Bible
Now it came to pass, when they had heard all the words, they were afraid both one and other, and said unto Baruch, We will surely tell the king of all these words.

New King James Version
Now it happened, when they had heard all the words, that they looked in fear from one to another, and said to Baruch, “We will surely tell the king of all these words.”

New American Standard Bible
When they had heard all the words, they turned in fear one to another. And they said to Baruch, “We will certainly report all these words to the king.”

NASB 1995
When they had heard all the words, they turned in fear one to another and said to Baruch, “We will surely report all these words to the king.”

NASB 1977
Now it came about when they had heard all the words, they turned in fear one to another and said to Baruch, “We will surely report all these words to the king.”

Amplified Bible
Now when they had heard all the words, they turned one to another in fear and said to Baruch, “We must surely report all these words to the king.”

Christian Standard Bible
When they had heard all the words, they turned to each other in fear and said to Baruch, “We must surely tell the king all these things.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When they had heard all the words, they turned to each other in fear and said to Baruch, “We must surely tell the king all these things.”

American Standard Version
Now it came to pass, when they had heard all the words, they turned in fear one toward another, and said unto Baruch, We will surely tell the king of all these words.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when they heard the words, they were astounded, each man, along with his neighbor, and they said to Baruk: “We shall show the King all of these words”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass, when they had heard all the words, that they took counsel each with his neighbour, and said, Let us by all means tell the king all these words.

Contemporary English Version
After they heard what was written on the scroll, they were worried and said to each other, "The king needs to hear this!" Turning to Baruch, they asked,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they had heard all the words, they looked upon one another with astonishment, and they said to Baruch: We must tell the king all these words.

English Revised Version
Now it came to pass, when they had heard all the words, they turned in fear one toward another, and said unto Baruch, We will surely tell the king of all these words.

Good News Translation
After he had read it, they turned to one another in alarm and said to Baruch, "We must report this to the king."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When they heard everything, they turned to each other in terror. They said to Baruch, "We must tell the king everything."

International Standard Version
When they heard all the words, they turned to one another in fear, saying to Baruch, "We must report all these things to the king."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now it came to pass, when they had heard all the words, they turned in fear one toward another, and said unto Baruch: 'We will surely tell the king of all these words.'

Literal Standard Version
and it comes to pass, when they hear all the words, they have been afraid—one to another—and say to Baruch, “We surely declare all these words to the king.”

NET Bible
When they had heard it all, they expressed their alarm to one another. Then they said to Baruch, "We must certainly give the king a report about everything you have read!"

New Heart English Bible
Now it happened, when they had heard all the words, they turned in fear one toward another, and said to Baruch, "We will surely tell the king of all these words."

World English Bible
Now it happened, when they had heard all the words, they turned in fear one toward another, and said to Baruch, We will surely tell the king of all these words.

Young's Literal Translation
and it cometh to pass, when they hear all the words, they have been afraid one at another, and say unto Baruch, 'We do surely declare to the king all these words.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jeremiah's Scroll Read in the King's House
15“Please sit down,” they said, “and read it in our hearing.” So Baruch read it in their hearing. 16 When they had heard all these words, they turned to one another in fear and said to Baruch, “Surely we must report all these words to the king.” 17“Tell us now,” they asked Baruch, “how did you write all these words? Was it at Jeremiah’s dictation?”…

Cross References
Acts 24:25
As Paul expounded on righteousness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became frightened and said, "You may go for now. When I find the time, I will call for you."

Jeremiah 13:18
Say to the king and to the queen mother: "Take a lowly seat, for your glorious crowns have fallen from your heads."

Jeremiah 36:24
Yet in hearing all these words, the king and his servants did not become frightened or tear their garments.

Amos 7:10
Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent word to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, "Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Israel. The land cannot bear all his words,

Amos 7:11
for this is what Amos has said: 'Jeroboam will die by the sword, and Israel will surely go into exile, away from their homeland.'"


Treasury of Scripture

Now it came to pass, when they had heard all the words, they were afraid both one and other, and said to Baruch, We will surely tell the king of all these words.

they were.

Jeremiah 36:24
Yet they were not afraid, nor rent their garments, neither the king, nor any of his servants that heard all these words.

Acts 24:25,26
And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee…

We.

Jeremiah 13:18
Say unto the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your principalities shall come down, even the crown of your glory.

Jeremiah 38:1-4
Then Shephatiah the son of Mattan, and Gedaliah the son of Pashur, and Jucal the son of Shelemiah, and Pashur the son of Malchiah, heard the words that Jeremiah had spoken unto all the people, saying, …

Amos 7:10,11
Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land is not able to bear all his words…









(16) They were afraid both one and other . . .--The words indicate a conflict of feelings. They were alarmed for themselves and their country as they heard, with at least a partial faith, the woes that were threatened as impending. They were alarmed also for the safety of the prophet and the scribe who had the boldness to utter those woes. They have no hostile purpose in communicating what they had heard to the king, but the matter had come to their official knowledge, and they had no alternative but to report it (Leviticus 5:1; Proverbs 29:24).

Verse 16. - They were afraid both one and other; rather, they turned shudderingly one to another. Such an announcement as Jeremiah's at such a serious crisis startled them by its boldness. We may infer that the prophet had for some time, by Divine command, kept his sombre anticipations in the background. We will surely tell the king; rather, we have to tell the king. Friendly feeling would have prompted them to hush up the affair (see Jeremiah 27:20, 21), but duty forbade.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When they had heard
כְּשָׁמְעָם֙ (kə·šā·mə·‘ām)
Preposition-k | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

these words,
הַדְּבָרִ֔ים (had·də·ḇā·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

they turned to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

each
אִ֣ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

other
רֵעֵ֑הוּ (rê·‘ê·hū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7453: Friend, companion, fellow

in fear
פָּחֲד֖וּ (pā·ḥă·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6342: To dread, be in dread or in awe

and said
וַיֹּֽאמְרוּ֙ (way·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Baruch,
בָּר֔וּךְ (bā·rūḵ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1263: Baruch -- 'blessed', three Israelites

“Surely we must report
הַגֵּ֤יד (hag·gêḏ)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 5046: To be conspicuous

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

these
הָאֵֽלֶּה׃ (hā·’êl·leh)
Article | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

words
הַדְּבָרִ֖ים (had·də·ḇā·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

to the king.”
לַמֶּ֔לֶךְ (lam·me·leḵ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king


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