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Jeremiah 45



1Baruch being dismayed,
4Jeremiah instructs and comforts him.

Verse 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,
A. M. 3397. B.C. 607. Baruch
32:12,16; 43:3-6
in the
25:1; 26:1; 36:1,9

Verse 2
Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, unto thee, O Baruch;
Isaiah 63:9; Mark 16:7; 2 Corinthians 1:4; 7:6; Hebrews 2:18; 4:15

Verse 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 rest.
9:1; 15:10-21; 20:7-18; Psalms 120:5
Genesis 37:34,35; 42:36-38; Numbers 11:11-15; Joshua 7:7-9; Job 16:11-13; 23:2; Psalms 42:7; Lamentations 3:1-19,32
I fainted
8:18; Psalms 27:13; 77:3,4; Proverbs 24:10; Lamentations 1:13,22; 2 Corinthians 4:1,16; Galatians 6:9; 2 Thessalonians 3:13; Hebrews 12:3-5

Verse 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.
that which
1:10; 18:7-10; 31:28; Genesis 6:6,7; Psalms 80:8-16; Isaiah 5:2-7

Verse 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.
2 Kings 5:26; Romans 12:16; 1 Corinthians 7:26-32; 1 Timothy 6:6-9; Hebrews 13:5
Matthew 6:25-32
I will bring
25:26; Genesis 6:12; Isaiah 66:16; Zephaniah 3:8
thy life
21:9; 38:2; 39:18


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Jeremiah 45:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge".

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