Jeremiah

Jeremiah 45 ©

Baruch being dismayed, Jeremiah instructeth and comforteth him.

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THE word that Jeremiah the prophet spake unto aBaruch the son of Neriah, bwhen he had written these words in a book at the mouth of Jeremiah, in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, saying,

a ch. 32.12.
b ch. 36.1,4,26,32.
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Thus csaith the LORD, the God of Israel, unto thee, O Baruch;

c Is. 50.4. 2Co. 1.4. Is. 63.9.
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Thou didst say, dWoe is me now! for the LORD hath eadded grief to my sorrow; I ffainted in my sighing, and I gfind no rest.

g Ps. 77.3,4.
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¶Thus shalt thou say unto him, The LORD saith thus; hBehold, that which I have built will I ibreak down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up, even this whole land.

i Is. 5.5.
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And jseekest thou great things for thyself? seek them not: kfor, behold, I will lbring evil upon all flesh, saith the LORD: but thy life will I give unto thee mfor a *prey in all places whither thou goest.