Jeremiah 36:12
Parallel Verses
New International Version
he went down to the secretary's room in the royal palace, where all the officials were sitting: Elishama the secretary, Delaiah son of Shemaiah, Elnathan son of Akbor, Gemariah son of Shaphan, Zedekiah son of Hananiah, and all the other officials.

King James Bible
Then he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat there, even Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.

Darby Bible Translation
and he went down to the king's house, into the scribe's chamber, and behold, all the princes were sitting there: Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.

World English Bible
he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's room: and behold, all the princes were sitting there, [to wit], Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.

Young's Literal Translation
and he goeth down to the house of the king, unto the chamber of the scribe, and lo, there are all the heads sitting: Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan son of Acbor, and Gemariah son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah son of Hananiah, and all the heads.

Jeremiah 36:12 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

In the chamber of Gemariah - He was one of the princes of Judah. See Jeremiah 36:12.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Elishama.

Jeremiah 36:20,21 And they went in to the king into the court, but they laid up the roll in the chamber of Elishama the scribe...

Jeremiah 41:1 Now it came to pass in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah the son of Elishama, of the seed royal...

Elnathan.

Jeremiah 36:25 Nevertheless Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll...

Jeremiah 26:22 And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, namely, Elnathan the son of Achbor, and certain men with him into Egypt.

2 Kings 22:12,14 And the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Achbor the son of Michaiah, and Shaphan the scribe...

2 Kings 24:8 Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. And his mother's name was Nehushta...

Gemariah.

Jeremiah 36:10,11 Then read Baruch in the book the words of Jeremiah in the house of the LORD, in the chamber of Gemariah the son of Shaphan the scribe...

2 Kings 22:3,12 And it came to pass in the eighteenth year of king Josiah, that the king sent Shaphan the son of Azaliah, the son of Meshullam...

Hananiah.

Jeremiah 28:1 And it came to pass the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, and in the fifth month...

Library
Jeremiah's Roll Burned and Reproduced
'Then took Jeremiah another roll, and gave it to Baruch ... who wrote therein ... all the words of the book which Jehoiakim king of Judah had burned in the fire, and there were added besides unto them many like words.'--JER. xxxvi. 32. This story brings us into the presence of the long death agony of the Jewish monarchy. The wretched Jehoiakim, the last king but two who reigned in Jerusalem, was put on the throne by the King of Egypt, as his tributary, and used by him as a buffer to bear the brunt
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Secret of Its Greatness
[Illustration: (drop cap G) The Great Pyramid] God always chooses the right kind of people to do His work. Not only so, He always gives to those whom He chooses just the sort of life which will best prepare them for the work He will one day call them to do. That is why God put it into the heart of Pharaoh's daughter to bring up Moses as her own son in the Egyptian palace. The most important part of Moses' training was that his heart should be right with God, and therefore he was allowed to remain
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

Cross References
Jeremiah 26:22
King Jehoiakim, however, sent Elnathan son of Akbor to Egypt, along with some other men.

Jeremiah 36:20
After they put the scroll in the room of Elishama the secretary, they went to the king in the courtyard and reported everything to him.

Jeremiah 36:25
Even though Elnathan, Delaiah and Gemariah urged the king not to burn the scroll, he would not listen to them.

Jeremiah 38:4
Then the officials said to the king, "This man should be put to death. He is discouraging the soldiers who are left in this city, as well as all the people, by the things he is saying to them. This man is not seeking the good of these people but their ruin."

Jump to Previous
Achbor Chamber Delaiah Elishama Elnathan Gemariah Hananiah House King's Princes Sat Scribe Scribe's Shaphan Shemaiah Sitting Wit Zedekiah
Jump to Next
Achbor Chamber Delaiah Elishama Elnathan Gemariah Hananiah House King's Princes Sat Scribe Scribe's Shaphan Shemaiah Sitting Wit Zedekiah
Links
Jeremiah 36:12 NIV
Jeremiah 36:12 NLT
Jeremiah 36:12 ESV
Jeremiah 36:12 NASB
Jeremiah 36:12 KJV

Jeremiah 36:12 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 36:12 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 36:12 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 36:12 French Bible
Jeremiah 36:12 German Bible

Jeremiah 36:12 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Jeremiah 36:11
Top of Page
Top of Page