Jeremiah is imprisoned
When the Babylonians withdrew from Jerusalem, Jeremiah went out of the city. A guard thought he was deserting and put him in prison.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
IMPRISONMENT. Imprisonment (Gr. phylakē, usually “watch” or “prison”) was one of the trials suffered by OT believers (Heb 11:36) and by Paul and other early Christians (2 Cor 6:5). Several long imprisonments those of Joseph (Gen 39:20–41:14), Jeremiah (Jer 32:2 ff.), and Paul at Caesarea (Acts 23:23–26:32)
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings
Imprisonment Imagery
IMPRISONMENT IMAGERYImagery of imprisonment in the books of wisdom, poetry and writings is used to evoke a variety of responses, from sympathy for those who are prisoners, to an awareness that incarceration may be an appropriate state for some. Other portions of the Bible preserve narrative descriptions
Key passages
Je 37:11–15

And then, at the withdrawing of the army of the Chaldeans from Jerusalem before the army of Pharaoh, Jeremiah set out from Jerusalem to go to the land of Benjamin to receive a portion from there in the midst of the people. And when he was at the …

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Important Things
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