Then I took the deed of purchase—the sealed copy, with its terms and conditions, and the unsealed copy—
and gave it to Baruch, Neriah's son and Mahseiah's grandson, before my cousin Hanamel and the witnesses named in the deed, as well as before all the Judeans who were present in the prison quarters.
I charged Baruch before all of them:
"The LORD of heavenly forces, the God of Israel, proclaims: Take these documents—this sealed deed of purchase along with the unsealed one—and put them into a clay container so they will last a long time.
The LORD of heavenly forces, the God of Israel, proclaims: Houses, fields, and vineyards will again be bought in this land."
After I had given the documents to Baruch, Neriah's son, I prayed to the LORD: