The Book of the Prophet Jeremiah
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The word that Jeremiah the prophet spake unto Baruch the son of Neriah, when he wrote these word in a book at the mouth of Jeremiah, in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, saying,
Thus saith Yahweh, the Elohim of Israel, unto thee, O Baruch:
Thou didst say, Woe is me now! for Yahweh hath added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest.
Thus shalt thou say unto him, Thus saith 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.
And seekest thou great things for thyself? seek them not; for, behold, I will bring evil upon all flesh, saith Yahweh; but thy life will I give unto thee for a prey in all places whither thou goest.
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