"Then I took the deeds of purchase, both the sealed copy containing the 1terms and conditions and the open copy;
and I gave the deed of purchase to 2Baruch the son of 3Neriah, the son of Mahseiah, in the sight of Hanamel my uncle's son and in the sight of the witnesses who signed the deed of purchase, beforeall the Jews who were sitting in the court of the guard.
"And I commandedBaruch in their presence, saying,
14'Thussays the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Takethesedeeds, thissealeddeed of purchase and thisopendeed, and put them in an earthenwarejar, that they may alast a longtime."
'For thussays the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "4Houses and fields and vineyards will again be bought in thisland."'