Jeremiah 34:5

But you shall die in peace: and with the ceremonial fires of your fathers, the former kings who were before you, so shall they burn incense for you; and they will lament you, saying, Alas lord! for I have pronounced the word, says the LORD.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Peace. That is, by a natural death. (Challoner) Burn thee, like Asa; (2 Paralipomenon xvi. 14.; Calmet) or aromatical spices were only burnt over their dead bodies, which were also embalmed. (Sanctius; Vatable) To stat says that Sedecias was intoxicated, for sport, (Habacuc ii. 15.) and died of grief in prison, chap. lii. 11. (Calmet) The king of Babylon would probably not refuse him a decent burial. (Watson, Let. vi.)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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