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hanan's request to Jeremiah. CHAP. XLII. Ilis hypocrisy reprovel. forces that were with him, heard of all, when we obey the voice of the LORD the evil that isbmael the son of Netba- our God. niat had done,

7 And it came to pass after les 12 Then they took all the men, and days, that the word of tbe LORD Callie went to fight with Isbınael ine son of unto Jeremiali. Melanial, and found him by the great 8 Then called he Jobann the sun waters that are in Giteon.

of Wareab, and all the captains of the 13 Now it caine to pass, trat when forces which were with him, and all all the people which were with lsh- the people, from the least even to the nael saw Jobanan the son of Kareah, greatest, and all the captains of the forces 9 And said unto them, Thus saith that were with bin, then they were the LORD, the God of Israel, onto

whole seat ine to present your su, 14 So all the people that Ishmael plication before him; had (.tried away captive from Mizpai 10 If ye will still abide in this land, cast about and returned, and went then will i build you, and not pull ycia unto Johanan the son of Kareah. down, and I will piant you, and it

15 But Isamael the son of Nethaniah pluck you up: for I repeut me of the escaped from Johanan with eight inen, elibat have done unto you. ari went to the sinonites.

il Be not afiid of the king of Ba. 16 Then took Johanan the son of! bylon, of whom ye are afraid ; LCD Kareah, and all the captains of the airaid of him, saith the LORD: for I forces that rere with bim, all the an with you to save you, and to del.remnant of the people whom he had ver you from his bani. recovered from Ishmael the son of Ne 12 And I will shew mercies unto you, thaniah, from Mizpah, after that he that he may have mercy upon yor, had siain Gedaliah the son of Alikam, and cause you to return to your own cron mighty men of war, and the worland. jnen,and the children and the eunuchs, 131 But if ye say, We will not dire!! whom he had brought again from 11. in this land, neither obey the voice of beon:

the LORD your God, 17 And they departed, and dwell 14 Saving, No; but we will go in'o in the habitation of Chupham, which the land of Egypt, where we shall see is hy Beth-lehem to go to enter into no war, nor hear the sound of the Egypt,

trumper, bor have hunger of bread; 18 because of the Chaldeans: for and there will we dweil. they were afraid of them, because 15 And now there'oie hear the wordt lihinael the son of Nethaniah had slain of the LORD, ye remnant of Judah; Gedaliah the son of Abikam, whom Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the Elif king of Babylon made governor God of Israel; li ye wiolly set your in he land.

laces to enter into Egypi, and go to CHAP. XLII.

sojourn there; THEN ali the captains of the forces, 16 Then it shall come to pass, shat

and Johanan the son of Kareab, the sword, which ye feared, slai and Jezaniah the son of Hosbaiah, and overtake you there in the land of all the people, from the least even unto Egypt, and the fainine, whereof je the greatest, came near,

were afraid, shall tollow close after 2 And said unto Jeremiah the pro- you there in Egypt; and there ye plet, Let, we beseech thee, our sup. shall die. plication be accepted before thee, and 17 So shall it be with all the men pray for us unto the LORD thy God, that set their faces to go into Egypt to quen for all this remnant ; (for we are sojourn there ; they shall die by the left but a few of many, as thine eyes sword, by the famine, and by the do bebold us :)

pestilence: and none of them shall 3 That the LORD thy God may shew remain or escape from the evil that ! us the way wherein we may walk, and will bring upon them the thing tbat we may do.

18 For thus saith the LORD of hosts, 4 Then Jeremiah the prophet said the God of Israel; As mine anger and unto them, I have heard you ; behold my fury hath been poured forth upen I will pray unto the LORD your God the inbabitants of Jerusalem; so shall according to your words; and it shail my fury be poured forth upon you, come to pass, that whatsoever thing when ye shall enter into Egypt, and the LORD shall answer you, I will ye shall be an execration, and an declare it unto you; I will keep no- astonishment, and a curse, and a rething back from you.

proach ; and ye shall see this place 5 Then they said to Jeremiah, The no more. LORD be a true and faithful witness 19 | The LORD bath said concerning between us, if we do not even ac- you, o ye remnant of Judah ; Go ye cording to all things for the which not into Egypt: know certainly thai the LORD thy God shall send thee to have admonished you this day. us.

| 20 For ye dissembled in your hearts, 6 Whether it be good, or whether vben ye sent me unto the LORD d be evil, we will obey the voice of your God, saying, Pray for us unte the LORD our God, to whom we send the LORD our God; and according thee; that it may be well with us, unto all that the LORD our God sail

Jeremiah carried to Egypt. JEREMIA!.

Judall's desolation say, so declare uoto us, and we will shall burn them, and carry them away do it.

captives: and he shall ariay himself 21 And now I have this day declared with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd it to you, but ye have not oveyed the putteth on his garment; and he shall voice of the LORD your God, nor any go forth from therce in peace. thing for the which he hath' sent me 1.3 He shall break also the images of unto you.

Beth-shemesh, that is in the land of 22 Now therefore know certainly, Egypt ; and the houses of the gods of tbat ye shall die by the sword, by the the Lgpians shall be burn with fire. tamine, and by the pestilence, in the

CHAP. XLIV. place whither ve desire to go, and to THE word that came to Jeremiah sojourn. CHAP. XLIII.

dwell in the land of Egypt, whicb AND to ,

Jeremiah had made an end of and at Noph, and in the country of speaking, unto all the people all the Pathros, saying, words of the LORD their God, for 2 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, which the LORD their God bad sent the God of Israel ; Ye have seen all bin to them, tren all these words, the evil that I have brought upon Je.

2 Then spake Azariah the son of rusalem, and upon all the cities of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Judah; and behold, this day they are Kareah, and all the proud men, say- a desolation, and no man dwelletb ng unto Jeremiali, Thou speakest false- therein; Jy: the LORD our God bath not sent 3 Because of their wickedness whicke thçe to say, Go not into Egypt to so- they have committed to provoke me journ there :

to anger, in that they went to burn in. 3 But Baruch the son of Neriah set-cense, and to serve oiuer gods, whom reth thee on against iis, for to deliver they knew not, neither they, ye, nor His into the band of the Chaldeans, your fathers. that they might put us to death; and 4 flowbejt I sent unto you all my can y lls away captives into Babylon. servants the prophets, rising early, and

4 So Jolanan the son of Kareah, sending them, saying, ob, do not this and all the captains of the forces, and abominable thing that I hate. ail the people, obeyed not the voice 5 But they hearkened not, nor inof the LORD, to dwell in the land of clined their ear to turn from their Judah.

wickedness, to burn no incense unto 5 But Johanan the son of Kareah, other gods. and all the captains of the forces, 6 Whereiore my fury and mine anger fuok all the ren.nant of Judah, that was poured forth, and was kindled in were returned from all nations, whi- the cities of Judah, and in the streets ther they had been driven, to dwell in of Jerusalem ; and they are wasted and the land of Judab;

desolate, as at this day.. Even men, and women, and chil 7 Therefore now thus saith the dren, and the king's daugliters, and LORD the God of hosts, the God of every person tha: Nebuzat-adań the Israci, Wherefore coinmit ye this captain of the guard had left with Ge- great evil against your souls, to cut waliah the son of Ahikam, the son of off froia vou man and woman, child Shaphan, and Jeremiah the prophet, and suckling, out of Judah, to leave aad Daruch the son of Neriah.

you none to remain ; 7 So they came into the land of & In that ye provoke me into wrath Fsypt: for they obeyed not the voice with the works or your hands, burning of the LORD: thus came they even to incense unto other gods in the land of Tahpanhes.

Egypt, whither ye be gone to dwell, 8. Then came the word of the LORD that ye might cut yourselves off, and unto Jeremiah in Tahpanbes, saying, that ye night be a curse and a re

9. Take great stones in the band, proach anong all the nations of the and hide them in the clay in the brick- earth? kiln, which is at the entry of Pharaoh's 9 Have ye forgotten the wickedness I use in Tabpanhes, in the sight of the of your fathers, and the wickedness of en of Judah ;

the kings of Judah, and the wickedness 10 And say urto them, Thus saith of their wives, and your own wicked. the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; ness, and the wickedness of your Behold, I will send and take Nebu-wives, which they have committed in Cadrezzar the king of Babylon, my the land of Judab, and in the streets servant, and will set his throne upon of Jerusalem these stones that I have bid ; and be 10 l'hey are not humbled even unto sliall spread his royal pavilion over this day, neither have they feared, them.

ror walked in my law, nor in my 11 And when he cometh, he shall statutes, that I set before yon and beSinite the land of Egypt, and deliver fore your fathers. such as are for death to death; and such I Therefore thus saith tbe LORD os are for captivity 'o captivity; ard of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, such as are for the sword to the sword. I will set my face against you for evi),

19 And I will kindle a fire in the and to cut off all Judah. house of tbe gods of Egypt; and he 12 And I will take the remnant of

Obstinaie idolaters threatened. CHAP. XLÝ.

Baruch Comforted Iudab, that have set their faces to go, the LORD, and bave not obeyed the into the land of Egypt to sojourn voice of the LORD, nor walked in his there, and they shall all be consumed, law, nor in bis statutes, nur in his and fall in the land of Egypt; they testimonies; therefore this evil is shall even be consumed by the sword happened unto you, as at this day. and by the famine : they shall die, 24 Moreover, Jeremiah said unto all from the least even unto ibe greatest, the people, and to all the women, by the sword and by the famine : and Hear the word of the LORD, all Judah they shall be an execration, and an that are in the land or Egypt : astonishment, and a curse, and a re 25 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, proach.

the God of Israel, saying ; Ye and 18 For I will punish them that dwell your wives bave both spoken with in the land of Egypt, as I have punish- your mouths, and fulfilled with your ed Jerusalem, by the sword, by the hand, saying, we will surely perform jamine, and by the pestilence : our vows that we have vowed, to burn

14 Só that none of the remnant of incense to the queen of heaven, and Judah, which are gone into the land to pour out diini-etienngs unto her: of Egypt to sojourn there, shall escape ye will surely accoin, lish your vows, or reinain, that they should return and surely perform Tou vows. into the land of Judah, to the which 26 Thereroe hear ye the word of they have a desire to return to dwell the LORD), all Jucah that dwell in the there: for none shall return but such land of Egypt ; Behold, I have sworn as sball escape.

by my great name, saith the LORD, 15 9 Then all the men which knew that my name shall no more be named that their wires had burnea incense in the mouth of any man of Judah in unto other gods, and all the women all the land of Egypt, saying, The that stood by, a great multitude, ever LORD God liveth. all the people that dwelt in the land 27 Behold, I will watch over them of Egypt, in Pathros, answered Jere- for evil, and not for good: and all the miah, saying,

men of Judah that are in the land of 16 As for the word that thou hast Egypt shall be consunied by the sword spoken unto us in the name of the and by the famine, until there be an LORD, we will not hearken unto thee. end of them.

17 But we will certainly do whatso 99 Yet a small number that escape ever thing goeth forth out of our own the sword sball return out of the land mouth, to burn incense unto the queen of Egypt into the land of Judah, and of heaven, and to pour out drink-offer- all the remnant of Judah, that are ings unto her, as we have done, we, gone into the land of Feypt to sojoura and our fathers, our kings, and our there, shall know wbose word shall princes, in the cities of Judah, and in stand, mine, or theirs. the streets of Jerusalem : for i hen bad 29 And this shall be a sign unto you, we pienty of victuals, and were well, saith the LORD, that I will punish and saw no evil.

you in this place, that ye nay know 18 But since we left off to burn in that my words shall surely stand cense to the queen of heaven, and against you for evil: 20 pour out drink-offerings unto her, 30 Tbus saith the LORD; Begold, ! we have wanted all things, and have will give Pharaoh-hophra king of been consumed by the sword and by Egypt into the band of his enemies, the fainine.

and into the band of them that seek 19 And when we burned incense to bis life ; as I gave Zedekah king of the queen of heaven, and poured out Judah into the hand of Nebuchadrezdrink-offerings unto her, did we make zar king of Baby, on, hus enemy, and her cakes to worship her, and pour that sought his life. out drink-offerings unto her, without

CHAP. XL. our men 20 Then Jeremiah said unto all the THE word that Jeremiah the pro

phet spake unto Baruch the son people, to the men, and to the wo- of Neriah, when be had written these men, and to all the people which bad words in a book at the mouth of Jeregiven him that answer, saying,

miab, in the fourth year o: Jeboiakim 21 The incense that ye burned in the son of Josiah king of Judab, saying, she cities of Judah, and in the streets 2 Thus saith the LOXD, the God of of Jerusalem, ye, and your fathers, Israel, unto thee, O Baruch; 'our kings, and your princes, and the 3 Thou didst say, Wo is me now! people of the land, did not the LORD for the LORD hath added griei to my emember them, and came it not into sorrow ; I fainted in my sigbing, and bis mind?

I find no rest. 92 So that the LORD could no longer 4 [ Thus shalt thou say unto him, bear, because of the evil of your The LORD saith thus; Behold, that doings, and because of the abomina- which I have built will I break down, tions which ye bave committed ; and that which I have planted I will therefore is your land à desolation, pluck up, even this whole land. and an astonishment, and a curse, 5 And seekest thou great thitigs for without an inhabitant, as at this day. thyself seek them not: for bebold,

23 Because ye bare burned incense, I will bring evil upon all flesh, saith and because ye bave sinned against the LORD but thy life will I give unto

Jeremiah carried to Egypt. JEREMIA!I.

Judan's desolatron cay, so declare uoto us, and we will, shall burn them, and carry them away do it.

captives: and he shall array himiselt 21 And now I have wis day declared with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd i: topyou; but ye have not oveyed the putteth on his garment; and he stak voice of the LORD your God, nor any go forth from therce in peace. thing for the which he hath sent me 13 He shall break also the images of unto you.

Berh-shemesh, that is in the land of 22 Now therefore know certainly, Egypt; and the houses of the gods of tbat ye shall die by the sword, by the the Egypirans shall he burn with fire. famine, and by the pestilence, in the

CHAP. XLIV. place whither ye desire to go, and to THE word that came to Jeremiah CHAP. XLIII.

dwell in the land of Egypt, which AND it came to pass, that when dwell at Migdol, and at Tahpanhes.

Jeremiah had made an end of and at Noph, and in the country of speaking, unto all the people all the Pathros, saying, words of the LORD their God, for 2 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, which the LORD their God had sent the God of Israel; Ye kave seen all bin to them, even all these words, the evil that I have brought upon Je

2 Then spake Azariah the son of rusalem, and upon all the cities of Hoshaiah, and lohanan the son of Judah; and behold, this day they are Kareah, and all the proud men, say-a desolation, and no man dwelleth ing into Jeremiah, Thou speakest false therein; Jy : the LORD our God bath not sent 3 Because of their wickedness which thçe to say, Go not into Egypt to so- they have committed to provoke me Journ there :

to anger, in that they went to burn in. 3 But Baruch the son of Neriah set-cense, and to serve oiuer gods, whom teth thee on against us, for to deliver they knew not, neither they, ye, nor is into the band of the Chaldeans, your fathers. that they might put us to deat; and 4 Howbeit I sent unto you all my (any ils away captives into Babylon. servarıs the prophets, rising early, and

4 So Jolanan the son of Kareah, sending them, saying, Ob, do not this and all the captains of the forces, and abominable thing that I bate. all the people, obeyed not the voice 5 But they hearkened not, nor inof the LORD, to dwell in the land of clined their ear to turn from their Judab.

wickedness, to burn no incense unto 5 But Johanan the son of Kareah, other gods. and all the captains of the forces, 6 Wherefore my fury and mine anger iook all the ren.nant of Judah, that was poured forth, and was kindled in were returned from all nations, whi-the cities of Judah, and in the streets ther they had been driven, to dwell in of Jerusalem ; and they are wasted and the land of Judah;

desolate, as at this day. © Even men, and women, and chil 7 Therefore now thus saith the dren, and the king's daughters, and LORD the God of hosts, the God of every person tha: Nebuzar-adań the Israc, Wherefore cominit ye this captain of the guard had left with Ge- great evil against your souls, ie cut daliah the son of Abikam, tbe son of off from you man and woman, child Shaphan, and Jeremiah the prophet, and suckling, out of Judah, to leare aod Baruch the son of Neriah.

you none to remain ; 7 So they came into the land of 8 In that ye provoke me unto wrath Esypt : for they obeyed not the voice with the works of your hands, burning of the LORD: Thus came they even to incense unto o:ber gods in the land of "Tahpanhes.

Egypt, wbither ye be gone to dwell, 8 Then came the word of the LORD that ye might cut yourselves off, and unto Jeremiah in Tahpanhes, saying, that ye night be a curse and a re

9. Take great stones in thine band, proach among all the nations of the and hide them in the clay in the brick- earth? kin, which is at the entry of Pharaoh's 9 Have ye forgotten the wickedness Scuse in Tabpanhes, in the sight of the of your fathers, and the wickedness of en of Judah ;

the kings of Judah, and the wickedness 10 And say unto them, Thus saith of their wives, and your own wicked. the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, ness, and the wickedness of your Behold, I will send and take Nebui- wives, which they bave committed in chadrezzar the king of Babylon, my the land of Judah, and in the streets servant, and will set his throne upon of Jerusalem these stones that I have bid ; and be 10 They are not humbled even unto shall spread his royal pavilion over this day, neither have they feared, them.

nor walked in my law, nor in my u And when he cometh, he shall statutes, that I set before yon and besite the land of Egypt, and deliver fore your fathers. such as are for death to death; and such JI Therefore thus saith the LORD os are for captivity *o captivity; ar of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, such as are for the sword to the sword. I will set my face against you for evil,

12 And I will kindle a fire in tbe and to cut off all Judah. touts of tbe gods of Egypt; and he 12 And I will take the remnant of

Obstinate idalaters threatened. CHAP. XLV.

Baruch comforted Budab, that have set their faces to go, the LORD, and have not obeyed the into the land of Egypt to sojourn voice of the LORD, nor walked in his there, and they shall all be consumed, law, nor in bis statutes, nor in bis and fall in the land of Egypt; they testimonies; therefore this evil is shall even be consumed by the sword bappened unto you, as at this day. and by the famine : they shall die, 24 Moreover, Jeremiah said unto all from the least even unto the greatest, the people, and to all the women, by the sword and by the famine : and Hear the word of the LORD, all Judab they shall be an execration, and an that are in the iand or Egypt : astonishment, and a curse, and a re 25 Thus saith tre LORD of bosts, proach.

the God of Israel, saying ; Ye and 18 For I will punish them that dwell your wives have both spoken with in the land of Egypt, as I have punish- your mouths, and fulfilled with your ed Jerusalem, by the sword, by the hand, saying, we will surely performe ramine, and by the pestilence: our vows that we have vowed, to burn

14 Só that none of the remnant of incense to the queen of heaven, and Judah, wbich are gone into the land to pour our diinh.etfenings unto her: of Egypt to sojourn there, slınlı escape ye will surely accoint list your vows, or remain, that they should return and surely perform your vows, into the land of Judah, to the which 20 Therefore hear ye the word of

have a desire to ieturn to dwell the LORD), all Jucah that dwell in the there: for none shall return but such land of tyypt ; Berold, I have sworn as shall escape.

by my great name, saith the LORD, 15 9 Ther all the men which knew that my same shall no more be named that their wises had bumea incense in the mouth of any man of Judah in unto other gods, and all the women all the land of Egypt, saying, The that stood by, a great multitude, erer. LORD God liveth. all the people that dwelt in the land 27 Behold, I will watch over them of Egypt, in Pathros, answered Jere- for evil, and not for good: and all the miah, saying,

men of Judah that are in the land of 16 As for the word that thou hast Egypt shall be consanied by the sword spoken unto us in the name of the and hy the fanne, until there be an LORD, we will not hearken unto thee. end of them.

17 But we will certainly do whatso 99 Yet' a small number that escape ever thing goeth forth out of our own the sworu shall return out of the land mouth, to burn incense unto the queen of Egypt into the land of Judah, and of heaven, and to pour out drink-offer- all the remnant of Judah, that are ings unto her, as we have done, we, gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn and our fathers, our kings, and our there, sball know whose word shall princes, in the cities of Judah, and in stand, mine, or theirs. the streets of Jerusalem: for í hen bad 29 And this shall be a sign unto you, we pienty of victuals, and were vell, saith the LORD, that I will punish and saw no evil.

you in this place, that ye may know 18 But since we left off to burn in that my words shall surely stand cense to the queen of heaven, and against yon for evil: to pour out drink-offerings unto her, 30 Thus saith the LORD ; Begold, I we have wanted all things, and have will give Pharaoh-hophra king of been consumed by the sword and by Egypt into the band of bis enemies, the fainine.

and into the band of them that seek 19 And when we burned incense to his life; as I gave Zedekiah king of the queen of heaven, and poured out Judah into the hand of Nebuchadrezdrink-offerings unto her, did we make zar king of Baby on, lus enemy, and her cakes to worship her, and pour that sought his life. out drink-offerings unto her, without

CHAP. XLV. our men 20 Then Jeremiah said unto all the THE woud that Jeremiah the pro

phetspake unto Baruch the son people, to the men, and to the wo: of Neriab, when be had written these men, and to all the people which bad words in a book at the mouth of Jeregiven him that answer, saying, miah, in the fourth year of Jehoiakim

91 Tbe incense that ye burned in the son of Josiah king of Judab, saying, she cities of Judah, and in the streets 2 Tbus saith the LORD, the God of of Jerusalem, ye, and your fathers, Israel, unto thee, O Baruch; our kings, and your princes, and tbé Thou didst say, Wo is me now! people of the land, did not the LORD for the LORD hath added grief to my remember them, and came it not into sorrow ; I fainted in my sigbing, and bis mind

I find no rest. 92 So that the LORD could no longer 4 [ Thus shalt thou say unto him, bear, because of the evil of your The LORD saith thus; Kehold, that doings, and because of the abomina- which I have built will I break down, tions which ye bave committed ; and that which I have planted I wil therefore is your land à desolation, pluck up, even this whole land. and an astonishment, and a curse, 5 And seekest thou great thiligs for without an inhabitant, as at this day. thyself? seek them not: for bebold,

23 Because ye bare burned incense, I will bring evil upon all fesh, saith and because ye bave sinned against tbs LQED: but thy life will give unto

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