Jeremiah is thrown into a cistern
A group of the king’s officials put Jeremiah into a cistern because they thought he was discouraging the people.
Key passages
Je 38:1–6

Now Shephatiah the son of Mattan, and Gedaliah the son of Pashhur, and Jehucal the son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur the son of Malchiah heard the words that Jeremiah was saying to all the people, saying, “Thus says Yahweh, ‘The one who stays in this city …