Jeremiah 52:32
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New International Version
He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat of honor higher than those of the other kings who were with him in Babylon.

King James Bible
And spake kindly unto him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

Darby Bible Translation
and he spoke kindly unto him, and set his seat above the seat of the kings that were with him in Babylon.

World English Bible
and he spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon,

Young's Literal Translation
and speaketh with him good things, and setteth his throne above the throne of the kings who are with him in Babylon,

Jeremiah 52:32 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Spake kindly - Conversed freely with him.

Set his throne - Gave him a more respectable seat than any of the captive princes, or better than even his own princes had, probably near his person.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

kindly unto him [heb] good things with him

Proverbs 12:25 Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop: but a good word makes it glad.

set
Gave him a more respectable seat than any of the captive princes

Jeremiah 27:6-11 And now have I given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant...

Daniel 2:37 You, O king, are a king of kings: for the God of heaven has given you a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory.

Daniel 5:18,19 O you king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honor...

Library
'As Sodom'
'Zedekiah was one and twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah. 2. And he did that which was evil in the eyes of the Lord, according to all that Jehoiakim had done. 3. For through the anger of the Lord it came to pass in Jerusalem and Judah, till he had cast them out from his presence, that Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon. 4. And it came to pass, in the ninth year of his reign,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Jeremiah
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Kings 25:28
He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat of honor higher than those of the other kings who were with him in Babylon.

Ezekiel 26:7
"For this is what the Sovereign LORD says: From the north I am going to bring against Tyre Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, king of kings, with horses and chariots, with horsemen and a great army.

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