Jeremiah 45 NIV

A Message to Baruch

1 This is what Jeremiah the prophet told Baruch1 son of Neriah2 in the fourth year of Jehoiakim3 son of Josiah king of Judah, after Baruch had written on a scroll4 the words Jeremiah was then dictating:

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2 "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says to you, Baruch:
3 You said, 'Woe5 to me! The LORD has added sorrow6 to my pain;7 I am worn out with groaning8 and find no rest.' "9

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4 [The LORD said,] "Say this to him: 'This is what the LORD says: I will overthrow what I have built and uproot10 what I have planted,11 throughout the land.12

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5 Should you then seek great13 things for yourself ? Seek them not.14 For I will bring disaster15 on all people,16 declares the LORD, but wherever you go I will let you escape17 with your life.' "18

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