New American Standard Bible
And they asked Baruch, saying, "Tell us, please, how did you write all these words? Was it at his dictation?"
King James Bible
And they asked Baruch, saying, Tell us now, How didst thou write all these words at his mouth?
Darby Bible Translation
And they asked Baruch, saying, Tell us now, How didst thou write all these words from his mouth?
World English Bible
They asked Baruch, saying, Tell us now, How did you write all these words at his mouth?
Young's Literal Translation
And they asked Baruch, saying, 'Declare, we pray thee, to us, how didst thou write all these words -- from his mouth?'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The scroll might have been drawn up by Baruch from memoranda of his own without the prophet's direct authority. The princes therefore did not ask from curiosity, but to obtain necessary information.
LibraryOn the Interpretation of Scripture
IT is a strange, though familiar fact, that great differences of opinion exist respecting the Interpretation of Scripture. All Christians receive the Old and New Testament as sacred writings, but they are not agreed about the meaning which they attribute to them. The book itself remains as at the first; the commentators seem rather to reflect the changing atmosphere of the world or of the Church. Different individuals or bodies of Christians have a different point of view, to which their interpretation …
Frederick Temple—Essays and Reviews: The Education of the World
So they were saying to him, "How then were your eyes opened?"
Then the Pharisees also were asking him again how he received his sight. And he said to them, "He applied clay to my eyes, and I washed, and I see."
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