Message to Baruch
45:1 The word that Jeremiah the prophet spake unto
Baruch the son of Neriah, when he had written these words in
a book at the mouth of Jeremiah, in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, saying,
45:2 Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, unto thee, O
45:3 Thou didst say, Woe is me now! for the LORD hath added
grief to my sorrow; I fainted in my sighing, and I find no
45:4 Thus shalt thou say unto him, The LORD saith 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.
45:5 And seekest thou great things for thyself? seek them
not: for, behold, I will bring evil upon all flesh, saith
the LORD: but thy life will I give unto thee for a prey in
all places whither thou goest.