The word that Jeremiah the prophetspake unto Baruch the son of Neriah, when he had written these words in a book at the mouth of Jeremiah, in the fourthyear of Jehoiakim the son of Josiahking of Judah,saying ,
Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, unto thee, O Baruch;3
Thou didst say , Woe is me now! for the LORD hath addedgrief to my sorrow; I fainted in my sighing, and I find no rest.4
Thus shalt thou say unto him, The LORDsaith thus; Behold, that which I have built will I break down , and that which I have planted I will pluck up , even this whole land.5
And seekest thou great things for thyself? seek them not: for, behold, I will bringevil upon all flesh,saith the LORD: but thy life will I give unto thee for a prey in all places whither thou goest .