Jeremiah 29:29
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New American Standard Bible
Zephaniah the priest read this letter to Jeremiah the prophet.

King James Bible
And Zephaniah the priest read this letter in the ears of Jeremiah the prophet.

Darby Bible Translation
And Zephaniah the priest read This letter in the ears of the prophet Jeremiah.

World English Bible
Zephaniah the priest read this letter in the ears of Jeremiah the prophet.

Young's Literal Translation
And Zephaniah the priest readeth this letter in the ears of Jeremiah the prophet.

Jeremiah 29:29 Parallel
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The Last King of Judah
Zedekiah at the beginning of his reign was trusted fully by the king of Babylon and had as a tried counselor the prophet Jeremiah. By pursuing an honorable course toward the Babylonians and by paying heed to the messages from the Lord through Jeremiah, he could have kept the respect of many in high authority and have had opportunity to communicate to them a knowledge of the true God. Thus the captive exiles already in Babylon would have been placed on vantage ground and granted many liberties; the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

The Costliness of Prayer
"Lord, teach us to pray."--Luke xi. 1. "And ye shall seek Me, and find Me, when ye shall search for Me with all your heart."--Jer. xxix. 13. IN his fine book on Benefits, Seneca says that nothing is so costly to us as that is which we purchase by prayer. When we come on that hard-to-be-understood saying of his for the first time, we set it down as another of the well-known paradoxes of the Stoics. For He who is far more to us than all the Stoics taken together has said to us on the subject of prayer,--"Ask,
Alexander Whyte—Lord Teach Us To Pray

Cross References
2 Kings 25:18
Then the captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest and Zephaniah the second priest, with the three officers of the temple.

Jeremiah 21:1
The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD when King Zedekiah sent to him Pashhur the son of Malchijah, and Zephaniah the priest, the son of Maaseiah, saying,

Jeremiah 29:1
Now these are the words of the letter which Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem to the rest of the elders of the exile, the priests, the prophets and all the people whom Nebuchadnezzar had taken into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon.

Jeremiah 29:25
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Because you have sent letters in your own name to all the people who are in Jerusalem, and to Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, the priest, and to all the priests, saying,

Jeremiah 29:30
Then came the word of the LORD to Jeremiah, saying,

Jeremiah 52:24
Then the captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest and Zephaniah the second priest, with the three officers of the temple.

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