New International Version
As for you, because of the blood of my covenant with you, I will free your prisoners from the waterless pit.
King James Bible
As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water.
Darby Bible Translation
As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant, I will send forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water.
World English Bible
As for you also, because of the blood of your covenant, I have set free your prisoners from the pit in which is no water.
Young's Literal Translation
Also thou -- by the blood of thy covenant, I have sent thy prisoners out of the pit, There is no water in it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As for thee also (Jerusalem) by the blood of thy covenant - The covenant made with Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and the Israelites in general, and ratified by the blood of many victims; until the time should come in which the Messiah should shed his blood, as typified by the ancient sacrifices.
I have sent forth thy prisoners - Those who were under the arrest of God's judgments; the human race, fast bound in sin and misery, and who by the pitifulness of his tender mercy were loosed, he dying in their stead.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
by the blood of thy covenant. or, whose covenant is by blood.
LibraryMessiah's Entrance into Jerusalem
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: He is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass. -- And He shall speak peace unto the heathen. T he narrowness and littleness of the mind of fallen man are sufficiently conspicuous in the idea he forms of magnificence and grandeur. The pageantry and parade of a Roman triumph, or of an eastern monarch, as described in history, exhibit him to us …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1
History of the Interpretation.
The Quotation in Matt. Ii. 6.
Fifthly, as this Revelation, to the Judgment of Right and Sober Reason,
Otherwise, would they not have stopped being offered? For the worshipers would have been cleansed once for all, and would no longer have felt guilty for their sins.
Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep,
Moses then took the blood, sprinkled it on the people and said, "This is the blood of the covenant that the LORD has made with you in accordance with all these words."
to turn them back from the pit, that the light of life may shine on them.
They will be herded together like prisoners bound in a dungeon; they will be shut up in prison and be punished after many days.
The cowering prisoners will soon be set free; they will not die in their dungeon, nor will they lack bread.
So they took Jeremiah and put him into the cistern of Malkijah, the king's son, which was in the courtyard of the guard. They lowered Jeremiah by ropes into the cistern; it had no water in it, only mud, and Jeremiah sank down into the mud.
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