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broken up from Jerusalem for fear of Pharaoh's army,
JER 37:12 Then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land
of Benjamin, to separate himself thence in the midst of the people.
JER 37:13 And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the
ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of
Hananiah; and he took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest away to
JER 37:14 Then said Jeremiah, It is false; I fall not away to the
Chaldeans. But he hearkened not to him: so Irijah took Jeremiah, and
brought him to the princes.
JER 37:15 Wherefore the princes were wroth with Jeremiah, and smote
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