Jeremiah 20:2
Text Analysis
5221 [e]וַיַּכֶּ֣ה
And struckConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
6583 [e]פַשְׁח֔וּר
853 [e]אֵ֖ת
3414 [e]יִרְמְיָ֣הוּ
5030 [e]הַנָּבִ֑יא
the prophetArt | N-ms
5414 [e]וַיִּתֵּ֨ן
and putConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֹת֜וֹ
himDirObjM | 3ms
5921 [e]עַל־
4115 [e]הַמַּהְפֶּ֗כֶת
the stocksArt | N-fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֨ר
that [were]Pro-r
8179 [e]בְּשַׁ֤עַר
in gatePrep-b | N-msc
1144 [e]בִּנְיָמִן֙
of BenjaminN-proper-ms
5945 [e]הָֽעֶלְי֔וֹן
the highArt | Adj-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֖ר
that [was]Pro-r
1004 [e]בְּבֵ֥ית
by the housePrep-b | N-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָֽה׃
of YahwehN-proper-ms

Hebrew Texts
ירמיה 20:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּכֶּ֣ה פַשְׁח֔וּר אֵ֖ת יִרְמְיָ֣הוּ הַנָּבִ֑יא וַיִּתֵּ֨ן אֹתֹ֜ו עַל־הַמַּהְפֶּ֗כֶת אֲשֶׁ֨ר בְּשַׁ֤עַר בִּנְיָמִן֙ הָֽעֶלְיֹ֔ון אֲשֶׁ֖ר בְּבֵ֥ית יְהוָֽה׃

ירמיה 20:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויכה פשחור את ירמיהו הנביא ויתן אתו על־המהפכת אשר בשער בנימן העליון אשר בבית יהוה׃

ירמיה 20:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויכה פשחור את ירמיהו הנביא ויתן אתו על־המהפכת אשר בשער בנימן העליון אשר בבית יהוה׃

ירמיה 20:2 Hebrew Bible
ויכה פשחור את ירמיהו הנביא ויתן אתו על המהפכת אשר בשער בנימן העליון אשר בבית יהוה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Pashhur had Jeremiah the prophet beaten and put him in the stocks that were at the upper Benjamin Gate, which was by the house of the LORD.

King James Bible
Then Pashur smote Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks that were in the high gate of Benjamin, which was by the house of the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Pashhur had Jeremiah the prophet beaten and put him in the stocks at the Upper Benjamin Gate in the LORD's temple.
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the stocks. Hammahpecheth, to overturn, subvert, distort, generally denotes an overthrow, and seems to signify here a sort of stocks, by which the limbs were distorted unto uneasy postures. So the Chaldee, keephtha and Jerome, nervus, which he explains in his comment as 'a kind of wooden fetter, into which the feet were thrust, {vinculi lignei genus, cui pedes inseruntur.} Some learned men understand it as merely signifying a place of confinement, or house of correction; but the word is never used for any of the prisons into which the prophet was afterwards cast; and the punishment seems to have been public and ignominious.

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