Jeremiah 45
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1The message that Jeremiah the prophet spoke to Baruch the son of Neriah, when he wrote these words in a book at the mouth of Jeremiah, in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, saying, 2“The Lord, the God of Israel, says to you, Baruch: 3‘You said, “Woe is me now! For the Lord has added sorrow to my pain! I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest.”’
4“You shall tell him, the Lord says: ‘Behold, that which I have built, I will break down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up; and this in the whole land. 5Do you seek great things for yourself? Don’t seek them; for, behold, I will bring evil on all flesh,’ says the Lord; ‘but I will let you escape with your life wherever you go.’”