16 “After I had given the deed of purchase to Baruch(A) son of Neriah, I prayed to the Lord:

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So Jeremiah called Baruch(A) son of Neriah,(B) and while Jeremiah dictated(C) all the words the Lord had spoken to him, Baruch wrote them on the scroll.(D)

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But Baruch(A) son of Neriah is inciting you against us to hand us over to the Babylonians,[a] so they may kill us or carry us into exile to Babylon.”(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 43:3 Or Chaldeans

They also led away all those whom Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard had left with Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan—the men, the women,(A) the children and the king’s daughters. And they took Jeremiah the prophet and Baruch(B) son of Neriah along with them.

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A Message to Baruch

45 When Baruch(A) son of Neriah(B) wrote on a scroll(C) the words Jeremiah the prophet dictated in the fourth year of Jehoiakim(D) son of Josiah king of Judah, Jeremiah said this to Baruch:

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