Jeremiah 36:24
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New International Version
The king and all his attendants who heard all these words showed no fear, nor did they tear their clothes.

King James Bible
Yet they were not afraid, nor rent their garments, neither the king, nor any of his servants that heard all these words.

Darby Bible Translation
And they were not afraid, nor rent their garments, [neither] the king nor any of his servants that heard all these words.

World English Bible
They were not afraid, nor tore their garments, neither the king, nor any of his servants who heard all these words.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king and all his servants who are hearing all these words have not been afraid, nor rent their garments.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

When Jehudi had read three or four leaves - Rather columns; for the law, and the sacred Hebrew Books, are written in columns of a certain breadth. דלתות delathoth, signifies gates or openings between column and column, or between section and section.

He cut it with the penknife - בתער הספר bethaar hassopher, "the knife of the scribe," properly enough penknife.

And cast it into the fire - To show his contempt for God's words.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Jeremiah 36:16 Now it came to pass, when they had heard all the words, they were afraid both one and other, and said to Baruch...

Job 15:4 Yes, you cast off fear, and restrain prayer before God.

Psalm 36:1 The transgression of the wicked said within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes.

Psalm 64:5 They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they commune of laying snares privately; they say, Who shall see them?

Isaiah 26:11 LORD, when your hand is lifted up, they will not see: but they shall see, and be ashamed for their envy at the people; yes...

Romans 3:18 There is no fear of God before their eyes.

nor rent.

Jeremiah 5:3 O LORD, are not your eyes on the truth? you have stricken them, but they have not grieved; you have consumed them...

1 Kings 21:27 And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth on his flesh, and fasted...

2 Kings 19:1,2 And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth...

2 Kings 22:11-19 And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes...

2 Chronicles 34:19-31 And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the law, that he rent his clothes...

Isaiah 36:22 Then came Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, that was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah, the son of Asaph, the recorder...

Isaiah 37:1 And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth...

Jonah 3:6 For word came to the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth...

Matthew 12:41 The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they repented at the preaching of Jonas...

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
Genesis 37:29
When Reuben returned to the cistern and saw that Joseph was not there, he tore his clothes.

Genesis 37:34
Then Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and mourned for his son many days.

2 Samuel 1:11
Then David and all the men with him took hold of their clothes and tore them.

1 Kings 21:27
When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and fasted. He lay in sackcloth and went around meekly.

2 Kings 19:1
When King Hezekiah heard this, he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and went into the temple of the LORD.

2 Kings 19:2
He sent Eliakim the palace administrator, Shebna the secretary and the leading priests, all wearing sackcloth, to the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz.

2 Kings 22:11
When the king heard the words of the Book of the Law, he tore his robes.

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