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|See commentary, False Worship Continues, Jeremiah 43-46 | Bible Dictionary | Chronological Bible Reading|
Baruch being dismayed,
45:1 The 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,
45:2 Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, to you, Baruch:45:3 You said, Woe is me now! for Yahweh has added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest.
Jeremiah instructs and comforts him.
45:4 You shall tell him,Thus says Yahweh:
Behold, that which I have built will I break down,
and that which I have planted I will pluck up; *
and this in the whole land.
45:5 Do you seek great things for yourself?
Donít seek them;
for, behold, I will bring evil on all flesh,
but your life will I give to you for a prey in all places where you go.