The word that Yirmeyahu the prophet spoke to Barukh the son of Neriyah, when he wrote these word in a book at the mouth of Yirmeyahu, in the fourth year of Yehoiakim the son of Yoshiyahu, king of Yehudah, saying,
Thus says the LORD, the God of Yisra'el, to you, Barukh:
You did say, Woe is me now! for the LORD has added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest.
Thus shall you tell him, Thus says the LORD: Behold, that which I have built will I break down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up; and this in the whole land.
Seek you great things for yourself? Don't seek them; for, behold, I will bring evil on all flesh, says the LORD; but your life will I give to you for a prey in all places where you go.