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.
Jeremiah 36:24 Parallel
CommentaryClarke'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.
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'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 …
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When Reuben returned to the cistern and saw that Joseph was not there, he tore his clothes.
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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