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Jeremiah 36

CEB 1 In the fourth year of Judah's King Jehoiakim, Josiah's son, this word came to Jeremiah from the LORD: NIV 1 In the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from the LORD: CEB 2 Take a scroll and write in it all the words I have spoken to you concerning Israel, Judah, and all the nations from the time of Josiah until today. NIV 2 "Take a scroll and write on it all the words I have spoken to you concerning Israel, Judah and all the other nations from the time I began speaking to you in the reign of Josiah till now. CEB 3 Perhaps when the people of Judah hear about every disaster I intend to bring upon them, they will turn from their evil ways, and I will forgive their wrongdoing and sins. NIV 3 Perhaps when the people of Judah hear about every disaster I plan to inflict on them, each of them will turn from his wicked way; then I will forgive their wickedness and their sin." CEB 4 So Jeremiah sent for Baruch, Neriah's son. As Jeremiah dictated all the words that the LORD had spoken to him, Baruch wrote them in the scroll. NIV 4 So Jeremiah called Baruch son of Neriah, and while Jeremiah dictated all the words the LORD had spoken to him, Baruch wrote them on the scroll. CEB 5 Then Jeremiah told Baruch, "I'm confined here and can't go to the LORD's temple. NIV 5 Then Jeremiah told Baruch, "I am restricted; I cannot go to the LORD's temple. CEB 6 So you go to the temple on the next day of fasting, and read the LORD's words from the scroll that I have dictated to you. Read them so that all the people in the temple can hear them, as well as all the Judeans who have come from their towns. NIV 6 So you go to the house of the LORD on a day of fasting and read to the people from the scroll the words of the LORD that you wrote as I dictated. Read them to all the people of Judah who come in from their towns. CEB 7 If they turn from their evil ways, perhaps the LORD will hear their prayers. The LORD has threatened them with fierce anger." NIV 7 Perhaps they will bring their petition before the LORD, and each will turn from his wicked ways, for the anger and wrath pronounced against this people by the LORD are great." CEB 8 Baruch, Neriah's son, did everything the prophet Jeremiah instructed him: he read all the LORD's words from the scroll in the temple. NIV 8 Baruch son of Neriah did everything Jeremiah the prophet told him to do; at the LORD's temple he read the words of the LORD from the scroll. CEB 9 In the ninth month of the fifth year of Judah's King Jehoiakim, Josiah's son, all the people in Jerusalem and all those who had come from Judean towns observed a fast for the LORD in Jerusalem. NIV 9 In the ninth month of the fifth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, a time of fasting before the LORD was proclaimed for all the people in Jerusalem and those who had come from the towns of Judah. CEB 10 Then Baruch read Jeremiah's words from the scroll to all the people in the LORD's temple; he read them in the chamber of Gemariah, Shaphan the scribe's son, in the upper courtyard near the entrance of the New Gate of the LORD's temple. NIV 10 From the room of Gemariah son of Shaphan the secretary, which was in the upper courtyard at the entrance of the New Gate of the temple, Baruch read to all the people at the LORD's temple the words of Jeremiah from the scroll. CEB 11 When Micaiah, Gemariah's son and Shaphan's grandson, heard all the LORD's words from the scroll, NIV 11 When Micaiah son of Gemariah, the son of Shaphan, heard all the words of the LORD from the scroll, CEB 12 he went down to the scribes' chamber in the royal palace. There he found all the officials meeting together: Elishama the scribe; Delaiah, Shemaiah's son; Elnathan, Achbor's son; Gemariah, Shaphan's son; Zedekiah, Hananiah's son, and all the other officials. NIV 12 he went down to the secretary's room in the royal palace, where all the officials were sitting: Elishama the secretary, Delaiah son of Shemaiah, Elnathan son of Acbor, Gemariah son of Shaphan, Zedekiah son of Hananiah, and all the other officials. CEB 13 Micaiah told them all the words he heard Baruch read from the scroll before the people. NIV 13 After Micaiah told them everything he had heard Baruch read to the people from the scroll, CEB 14 Then all the officials sent Jehudi, Nethaniah's son and Shelemiah's grandson, and Cushi's great-grandson, to Baruch: "Take the scroll you read to the people and come with me." So Baruch, Neriah's son, took the scroll and went to the officials. NIV 14 all the officials sent Jehudi son of Nethaniah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Cushi, to say to Baruch, "Bring the scroll from which you have read to the people and come." So Baruch son of Neriah went to them with the scroll in his hand. CEB 15 They said to him, "Sit down and read it to us." So Baruch read it to them. NIV 15 They said to him, "Sit down, please, and read it to us." So Baruch read it to them. CEB 16 When they heard all its words, they were alarmed and said to Baruch: "We must at once report all this to the king!" NIV 16 When they heard all these words, they looked at each other in fear and said to Baruch, "We must report all these words to the king." CEB 17 Then they asked Baruch, "Tell us, how did you write all these words? Did they come from Jeremiah?" NIV 17 Then they asked Baruch, "Tell us, how did you come to write all this? Did Jeremiah dictate it?" CEB 18 Baruch replied, "He dictated all the words to me, and I wrote them with ink in the scroll." NIV 18 "Yes," Baruch replied, "he dictated all these words to me, and I wrote them in ink on the scroll." CEB 19 The officials then said to Baruch, "You and Jeremiah had better go and hide. And don't let anyone know where you are." NIV 19 Then the officials said to Baruch, "You and Jeremiah, go and hide. Don't let anyone know where you are." CEB 20 After leaving the scroll in the room of Elishama the scribe, they went to the king's court and told him everything. NIV 20 After they put the scroll in the room of Elishama the secretary, they went to the king in the courtyard and reported everything to him. CEB 21 The king sent Jehudi to take the scroll, and he retrieved it from the room of Elishama the scribe. Then Jehudi read it to the king and all his royal officials who were standing next to the king. NIV 21 The king sent Jehudi to get the scroll, and Jehudi brought it from the room of Elishama the secretary and read it to the king and all the officials standing beside him. CEB 22 Now it was the ninth month, and the king was staying in the winterized part of the palace with the firepot burning near him. NIV 22 It was the ninth month and the king was sitting in the winter apartment, with a fire burning in the firepot in front of him. CEB 23 And whenever Jehudi read three or four columns of the scroll, the king would cut them off with a scribe's knife and throw them into the firepot until the whole scroll was burned up. NIV 23 Whenever Jehudi had read three or four columns of the scroll, the king cut them off with a scribe's knife and threw them into the firepot, until the entire scroll was burned in the fire. CEB 24 Neither the king nor any of his attendants who heard all these words were alarmed or tore their clothes. NIV 24 The king and all his attendants who heard all these words showed no fear, nor did they tear their clothes. CEB 25 Elnathan, Delaiah, and Gemariah begged the king not to burn the scroll, but he wouldn't listen to them. NIV 25 Even though Elnathan, Delaiah and Gemariah urged the king not to burn the scroll, he would not listen to them. CEB 26 The king commanded Jerahmeel, the king's son, along with Seraiah, Azriel's son, and Shelemiah, Abdeel's son, to arrest the scribe Baruch and the prophet Jeremiah. But the LORD hid them. NIV 26 Instead, the king commanded Jerahmeel, a son of the king, Seraiah son of Azriel and Shelemiah son of Abdeel to arrest Baruch the scribe and Jeremiah the prophet. But the LORD had hidden them. CEB 27 The LORD's word came to Jeremiah after the king had burned the scroll containing the words written by Baruch at Jeremiah's dictation: NIV 27 After the king burned the scroll containing the words that Baruch had written at Jeremiah's dictation, the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah: CEB 28 Get another scroll and write in it all the words that were in the first scroll that Judah's King Jehoiakim burned. NIV 28 "Take another scroll and write on it all the words that were on the first scroll, which Jehoiakim king of Judah burned up. CEB 29 Then say to Judah's King Jehoiakim: The LORD proclaims: You burned that scroll because it declared that the king of Babylon will come and destroy this land and eliminate every sign of life from it. NIV 29 Also tell Jehoiakim king of Judah, 'This is what the LORD says: You burned that scroll and said, "Why did you write on it that the king of Babylon would certainly come and destroy this land and cut off both men and animals from it?" CEB 30 Therefore, this is what the LORD proclaims about Judah's King Jehoiakim: He won't have any heirs to occupy the throne of David, and his dead body will be cast out and exposed to the heat of the day and the frost of the night. NIV 30 Therefore, this is what the LORD says about Jehoiakim king of Judah: He will have no one to sit on the throne of David; his body will be thrown out and exposed to the heat by day and the frost by night. CEB 31 I will punish him and his family and his attendants for their wrongdoing. I will bring upon them, as well as the residents of Jerusalem and the people of Judah, every disaster I pronounced against them. But they wouldn't listen. NIV 31 I will punish him and his children and his attendants for their wickedness; I will bring on them and those living in Jerusalem and the people of Judah every disaster I pronounced against them, because they have not listened.' " CEB 32 So Jeremiah took another scroll and gave it to the scribe Baruch, Neriah's son, who wrote at Jeremiah's dictation all the words in the scroll burned in the fire by Judah's King Jehoiakim. Many similar words were added to them. NIV 32 So Jeremiah took another scroll and gave it to the scribe Baruch son of Neriah, and as Jeremiah dictated, Baruch wrote on it all the words of the scroll that Jehoiakim king of Judah had burned in the fire. And many similar words were added to them.