Jeremiah 38:8
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New International Version
Ebed-Melek went out of the palace and said to him,

King James Bible
Ebedmelech went forth out of the king's house, and spake to the king, saying,

Darby Bible Translation
-- and Ebed-melech went forth out of the king's house, and spoke to the king, saying,

World English Bible
Ebedmelech went forth out of the king's house, and spoke to the king, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
and Ebed-Melech goeth forth from the king's house, and speaketh unto the king, saying,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Ebed-melech - The servant of the king one of the eunuchs who belonged to the palace. Perhaps it should be read, "Now, a servant of the king, a Cushite, one of the eunuchs," etc.

The king then sitting in the gate of Benjamin - To give audience, and to administer justice. We have often seen that the gates of cities were the places of public judicature.

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The Life of Mr. James Mitchel.
Mr. James Mitchel[152] was educated at the university of Edinburgh, and was, with some other of his fellow-students, made master of arts anno 1656. Mr. Robert Leighton (afterwards bishop Leighton), being then principal of that college, before the degree was conferred upon them, tendered to them the national and solemn league and covenant; which covenants, upon mature deliberation, he took, finding nothing in them but a short compend of the moral law, binding to our duty towards God and towards
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Jeremiah 38:7
But Ebed-Melek, a Cushite, an official in the royal palace, heard that they had put Jeremiah into the cistern. While the king was sitting in the Benjamin Gate,

Jeremiah 38:9
"My lord the king, these men have acted wickedly in all they have done to Jeremiah the prophet. They have thrown him into a cistern, where he will starve to death when there is no longer any bread in the city."

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