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mine uncle's son, that was in Anathoth, and



about 606.

k Neh. 3. 1.
Zech. 14.10.

I Ezek. 40.


Zech. 2. 1.

m 2 Chron.
Neh. 3. 28.
n Joel 3. 17.

about 590.

a 2 Kings
25. 1, 2.
Jer. 39. 1.

b Neh. 3. 25.
ch. 33.1. &
37. 21. & 38.
a. & 39. 14.

c ch. 34. 2.

d ch. 34. 3.
& 38. 18, 23.
& 39. 5. &
52. 9.

e ch. 27. 22.

f ch. 21. 4.
t 33. 5.

a Lev. 25.
24, 25, 32.
Kuth 4. 4.


about 590.

h Gen. 23.

Zech. 11.12.
It Or, aeven
shekels and
ten pieces of
t Hcb.
wrote in the

i ch. 36. 4.

k See laai.

I ver. 37, 43.

m 2 Kings
19. 15.

n Gen. 18.

ver. 27.
Luke 1. 37
rOr, Md
from thee.
o Exod. 20.
6. & 34. 7.
Deut. 5. 9,

p Isai. 9. 6.

q ch. 10. 16.

r Isai. 28.

t Heb.
sJob 34.21.
Pr. 33. 13.
Prov. 5. 21.
ch. 10. 17.
t ch. 17. 10.

u Exod. 9.

1 Chron. 17.

Lsai. 63. 12.
ran. 9. 15.
X Exod. 6.0.

2 Sam. 7. 23.
1 Chron. 17.

Ps. 136. 11,

V Exod. 3.
8, 17.
cli. 11. 5.

z Neh. 9. 26.
ch. 11.8.
Dan. 9. 10,


buyeth HanavneeVs field.

''weighed him the money, even || seventeen
shekels of silver.

10 And I t subscribed the evidence, and
sealed it, and took witnesses, and weighed
him the money in the balances.

11 So I took the evidence of the purchase,
both that which was sealed according to the
law and custom, and that which was open :

12 And I gave the evidence of the pur-
chase unto ' Baruch the son of Neriah, the
son of Maaseiah, in the sight of Hanameel
mine uncle's son, and in the presence of the
•^witnesses that subscribed the book of the
purchase, before all the Jews that sat in the
court of the prison.

13 HAnd I charged Baruch before them,

14 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God
of Israel; Take these evidences, this evidence
of the purchase, both which is sealed, and
this evidence which is open ; and put them in
an earthen vessel, that they may continue
many days.

15 For thus saith the Lord of hosts, the
God of Israel ; Houses and fields and vine-
yards ■ shall be possessed again in this land.

16 IT Now when I had delivered the evi-
dence of the purchase unto Baruch the son
of Neriah, I prayed unto the Lord, saying,

17 Ah Lord God! behold, "thou hast
made the heaven and the earth by thy great
power and stretched out arm, and ° there is
nothing || too hard for thee :

18 Thou shewest ° loving-kindness unto
thousands, and recompensest the iniquity of
the fathers into the bosom of their children
after them : The Great, p The Mighty God,
iThe Lord of hosts, is his name;

19 ■" Great in counsel, and mighty in
t work : for thine ^ eyes are open upon all
the ways of the sons of men ; ' to give every
one according to his ways, and according to
the fruit of his doings:

20 Which hast set signs and wonders in
the land of Egypt, even unto this day, and in
Israel, and among other men ; and hast made
thee "a name, as at this day ;

21 And -^hast brought forth thy people
Israel out of. the land of Egypt with signs,
and with wonders, and with a strong hand,
and with a stretched out arm, and with great

22 And hast given them this land, which
thou didst swear to their fathers to give them,
y a land flowing with .milk and honey;

23 And they came in, and possessed it; but
nhey obeyed not thy voice, neither walked in
thy law ; they have done nothing of all that
thou commandedst them to do : therefore thou
hast caused all this evil to come upon them :


about 590.

II Or,

engines of


ch. h. 4.

a vcr. 25,


b ch. 14. 13.

II, Or,
c vor. 2^

d Numb. 16.


e ver. 17.

f ver 3.

God's threats against Judah confirmed. CHAP

24 Behold the || mounts, they are come
unto the city to take it ; and the city ^is given
mto the hand of the Chaldeans, that fight
against it, because of •> the sword, and of the
famine, and of the pestilence : and what thou
hast spoken is come to pass ; and behold,
thou seest it.

25 And thou hast said unto me, O Lord
God, Buy thee the field for money, and take
witnesses; || for "the city is given into the
hand of the Chaldeans.

26 IF Then came the word of the Lord
unto Jeremiah, saying,

27 Behold, t am the Lord, the ^ God of all
flesh : «is there any thing too hard for me ?

28 Therefore thus saith the Lord; Be-
hold, ""I will give this city into the hand
of the Chaldeans, and into the hand of
Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and he
shall take it :

29 And the Chaldeans, that fight against
this city, shall come and eset fire on this
city, and burn it with the houses, ""upon
whose roofs they have offered incense unto
Baal, and poured out drink-offerings unto
other gods, to provoke me to anger.

30 For the children of Israel and the
children of Judah 'have only done evil
before me from their youth : for the chil-
dren of Israel have only provoked me to
anger with the work of their hands, saith
the Lord.

31 For this city hath been to me as f a
provocation of mine anger and of my fury
from the day that they built it even unto this
day ; ^ that I should remove it from before
my face,

32 Because of all the evil of the children
of Israel and of the children of Judah, which
they have done to provoke me to anger,
'they, their kings, their princes, their priests,
and their prophets, and the men of Judah,
and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

33 And they have turned unto me the
t " back, and not the face : though I taught
them, "rising up early and teaching them,
yet they have not hearkened to receive in-

34 But they " set their abominations in
the house which is called by my name, to
defile it.

35 And they built the high places of
Baal, which are in the valley of the son of
Ilinnom, to p cause their sons and their
daughters to pass through the fire unto
1 Molech ; 'which I commanded them not,
neither came it into my mind, that they
should do this abomination, to cause Judah
to sin.

36 TIAnd now therefore thus saith the


He promiseth a gracious return.

g ch. 21. 10.
& 37. 8. 10.
& 52. 13.
h ch. 19. 13.

i ch. 2. 7. fc
3. 25. & 7.
22,-26. &

t Heb. for
my anger.

k 2 Kine

23. 27. £

24. 3.

ITsai. 1.4,6.
Dan. 9. a

t Heb.

m ch. 2. 27.
&, 7. 24.
11 ch. 7. 13.

o ch. 7. 30,
31. & 2.1. II.
Ezok. 8. 5,

p ch. 7. 31.
&. 19. 5.

5 Lev. 18.


1 Kings 11.


r ch. 7. 31.

about 500.

8 ver. 24.

t Deut. 30.


ch. 23. 3. &

29. 14. Si.

31. 10.

Ezek. 37.21.

n ch. 23. 6.
<c 33. 16.

X ch. 24. 7.
& 30. 22.


t Hob.
alt days.

T bai. ."iS. 3.

t Heb.
from after

b Deut. 30.


Zeph. 3. 17.

c ch. 24. 6.

& 31. 28.

Amos 9. 15.

t Heb.

tn truth, or,


d ch. 31. 28.

e ver. 15.
f ch. 33. la

B ch. 17. 26.

h ch. 33. 7,
11, 28.

a ch. 32. 2,

b Isai. 37.

II Or, JE-


c Exod. 15.


Amos 5. 8.

& 9. 6.

d Vs. 91. 15.

ch. 29. 13.

li Or,


leai. 48. 6.

Lord, the God of Israel, concerning this
city, whereof ye say, 'It shall be delivered
into the hand of the king of Babylon by
the sword, and by the famine, and by the
pestilence ;

37 Behold, I will 'gather them out of all
countries, whither I have driven them in
mine anger, and in my fury, and in great
wrath ; and I will bring them again unto
this place, and I will cause them » to dwell
safely :

38 And they shall be ^my people and 1
will be their God :

39 And I will ygive them one heart and
one way, that they may fear me f for ever,
for the good of them, and of their children
after them :

40 And 'I will make an everlasting cove-
nant with them, that I will not turn away
ffrom them, to do them good; but "I will
put my fear in their hearts, that they shall
not depart from me.

41 Yea, ""I will rejoice over them to do
them good, and " I will plant them in this
land t assuredly with my whole heart and
with my whole soul.

42 For thus saith the Lord; ^Like as I
have brought all this great evil upon this
people, so will I bring upon them all the
good that I have promised them.

43 And « fields shall be bought in this
land, ''whereof ye say, It is desolate without
man or beast ; it is given into the hand of
the Chaldeans.

44 Men shall buy fields for money, and
subscribe evidences, and seal them, and take
witnesses in s the land of Benjamin, and in
the places about Jerusalem, and in the cities
of Judah, and in the cities of the mountains,
and in the cities of the valley, and in the
cities of the south : for ''I will -cause their
captivity to return, saith the Lord.

CHAP. xxxm.

1 God promiseth to tJte captivity a gracious return,
9 a joyful state, 12 a settled government, 15 Christ,
the Branch of righteousness, 17 a continuance of king-
dom and priesthood, 20 and a stability of a blessed

MOREOVER the word of the Lord
came unto Jeremiah the second time,
while he was yet "^ shut up in the court of
the prison, saying,

2 Thus saith the Lord the •'maker thereof,
the Lord that formed it, to establish it ;

"The Lord is his name ;

3 ^ Call unto me, and I will answer thee,
and shew thee great and || mighty things,
which thou knowest not.

4 For thus saith the Lorp, the God of
Israel, concerning the houses of this city


God reneweth his promise

and concerning the houses of the kings of
Judah, which are thrown down by *the
mounts, and by the sword ;

5 fThey come to fight with the Chal-
deans, but it is to fill them with the dead
bodies of men, whom I have slain in mine
anger and in my fury, and for all whose
wickedness I have hid my face from this

6 Behold, s I will bring it health and cure,
and I will cure them, and will reveal unto
them the abundance of peace and truth.

7 And ''I will cause the captivity of
Judah and the captivity of Israel to return,
and will build them, 'as at the first.

8 And I will i' cleanse them from all their
iniquity, whereby they have sinned against
me ; and I will • pardon all their iniquities,
whereby they have sinned, and whereby they
have transgressed against me.

9 IF ""And it shall be to me a name of joy,
a praise, and an honour, before all the nations
of the earth, which shall hear all the good
that I do unto them : and they shall ° fear
and tremble for all the goodness and for all
the prosperity that I procure unto it.

10 Thus saith the Lord ; Again there
shall be heard in this place, ° which ye say
shall be desolate without man and without
beast, even in the cities of Judah, and in
the streets of Jerusalem, that are desolate,
without man, and without inhabitant, and
without beast,

11 The P voice of joy, and the voice of
gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and
the voice of the bride, the voice of them
that shall say, i Praise the Lord of hosts :
for the Lord is good ; for his mercy endur-
eth for ever : and of them that shall bring
'the sacrifice of praise into the house of the
Lord. For =1 will cause to return the cap-
tivity of the land, as at the first, saith the

12 Thus saith the Lord of hosts;
'Again in this place, which is desolate with-
out man and without beast, and in all the
cities thereof, shall be an habitation of shep-
herds causing their flocks to lie down.

13 "In the cities of the mountains, in the
cities of the vale, and in the cities of the
south, and in the land of Benjamin, and in
the places about Jerusalem, and in the cities
of Judah, shall the flocks ^pass again under
the hands of him that telleth them, saith the

14 y Behold, the days come, saith the
Lord, that ^I will perform that good thing
which I have promised unto the house of
Israel and to the house of Judah.

15 1" In those days, and at that time, will


about 590.

ch. 32. 34.

8 ch. 30. 17.

h ch. 30. 3.
& 32. 44.
ver. 11.

i tai. 1.26.

ch. 24. 6. &.

30. 20. & 31.

4.28. & 42.


k Ezek. 36.


Zech. 13. 1.

Hebr. 9. 13,


1 ch. 31. 34.

Mic. 7. 18.

m Irai. 62.


ch. 13. 11.

n Isai. 60. 5.

o ch. 32. 43.

p ch. 7. 34.
& 16. 9. &
2.x 10.
Rev. 18. 53.

?1 Chron.
6. 8, 34.
2 Chron. 5.
13. & 7. 3.
Ezra 3. 11.
Ps. 136. 1.
Isai. 12. 4.
r Lev. 7. 12.
Ps. 107. 22.
iL 116. 17
s ver. 7.

t Isai. 65. 10.
ch. 31. 24.
it 60 19.

u ch. 17. 2
& 32. 44.

I Lev. 27.

y ch. 23. 5.
& 31. 27, 31.
z ch. 20. 10.

about 590.

a laai. 4. 2.
& 11. 1.
ch. 23. 5.
b ch. 23. 6.

t Heb.



t Heb.

There shall

not be cut



c 2 Sam. 7.


1 Kings 2. 4.

Pb. 89. 29,


Luke 1. 32,


(1 Rom. 12.

1. & 15. 16.

1 Pet 2. 5,


Eev. 1. 6.

e Ps. 89. 37.
Isai. 54. 9.
ch. 31. 36.
ver. 25.

s Gen. 13.
16. & 15. 5.
& 22. 17.
ch. 31. 37.

h vor. 21,

i ver. 20.
God. 8. 22.

k Ps. 74. 16,

17. i 104.


ch. 31. 35


1 ch. 31. 37.

m ver. 7, 11.
Ezra 2. 1.

about 591.

a 2 Kings
23. 1, &0.
ch. 3!). 1.
& .52. 4.
b ch. \. 15.
t Heb. the
dominion of
his hand.

to th0' captive Jews.

I cause the * Branch of righteousness to grow
up urrto David ; and he shall execute judg-i
ment and righteousness in the land.

16 ''In those days shall Judah be saved,
and Jerusalem shall dwell safely : and this is
the name wherewith she shall be called, f The
Lord our Righteousness.

17 H For thus saith the Lord ; t David
shall never "want a man to sit upon the
throne of the house of Israel;

18 Neither shall the priests the Levites
want a man before me to ^ offer burnt-ofier-
ings, and to kindle meat-offerings, and to do
sacrifice continually.

19 IT And the word of the Lord came
unto Jeremiah, saying,

20 Thus saith the Lord ; *If ye can
break mj^ covenant of the day, and my cove-
nant of the night, and that there should not
be day and night in their season ;

21 Then may also '"my covenant be broken
with David rriy servant, that he should not
have a son to reign upon his throne ; and
with the Levites the priests, my ministers.

22 As s the host of heaven cannot be
numbered, neither the sand of the sea
measured : so will I multiply the seed of
David my servant, and the Levites that
minister unto me.

23 Moreover the word of the Lord came
to Jeremiah,' saying,

24 Considerest thou not what this people
have spoken, saying, ''The two families
which the Lord hath chosen, he hath even
cast them oflf? thus they have despised my
people, that they should be no more a nation
befoi'e them.

25 Thus saith the Lord ; If ' my cove-
nant be not with day and night, and if I have
not ''appointed the ordinances of heaven and
earth ;

26 'Then will I cast away the seed of
Jacob, and David my servant, so that I will
not take a7iy of his seed to be rulers over the
seed of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob : for ""I
will cau-se their captivity to return, and have
mercy on them.


1 Jeremiah prophesieth the captivity of Zedelciah and the
city. 8 The princes and the people having dismissed
their hond-servants, contrary to the covenant of God,
reassume them-. 12 Jeremiah, for their disobedience,
giveth them and Zedekiah into the hands of their

THE word which came unto Jeremiah
from the Lord, "when Nebuchadnezzar
king of Babylon, and all his army, and '•all
the kingdoms of the earth t of his dominion,
and all the people fought against Jerusalem,
and against all the cities thereof, saymg,

The destruction of Jerusalem,


2 Thus saith the Lord, the God of Israel;
Go and speak to Zedekiah king of Judah,
and tell him, Thus saith the Lord; Behold,
" I will give this city into the hand of the
king of Babylon, and "^he shall burn it with

3 And " thou shalt not escape out of his
hand, but shalt surely be taken, and deli-
vered into his hand ; and thine eyes shall
behold the eyes of the king of Babylon, and
t he shall speak with thee mouth to mouth,
and thou shalt go to Babylon.

4 Yet hear the word of the Lord, O
Zedekiah king of Judah; Thus saith the
Lord of thee, Thou shalt not die by the
sword :

5 But thou shalt die in peace : and with
^the burnings of thy fathers, the former
kings which were before thee, sso shall they
burn odours for thee; and ''they will lament
thee, saying, Ah lord ! for I have pronounced
the word, saith the Lord.

6 Then Jeremiah the prophet spake all
these words unto Zedekiah king of Judah
in Jerusalem,

7 When the king of Babylon's army fought
against Jerusalem, and against all the cities
of Judah that were left, against Lachish, and
against Azekah: for 'these defenced cities
remained of the cities of Judah.

8 IT This is the word that came unto Je-
remiah from the Lord, after that the king
Zedekiah had made a covenant with all
the people which were at Jerusalem, to
proclaim ■'liberty unto them ;

9 'That every man should let his man-
servant, and every man his maid-servant, being
an Hebrew or an Hebrewess, go free ; "' that
none should serve himself of them, to wit, of
a Jew his brother.

10 Now when all the princes, and all the
people which had entered into the cove-
nant, heard that every one should let his
man-servant, and every one his maid-servant,
go free, that none should serve themselves
of them any more, then they obeyed, and
let them go.

1 1 But ° afterwards they turned, and caused
the servants and the handmaids, whom they
had let go free, to return, and brought them
into subjection for servants and for hand-

12 H Therefore the word of the Lord
came to Jeremiah, from the Lord, saying,

13 Thus saith the Lord, the God of
Israel ; I made a covenant with your fathers
in the day that I brought them forth out
of the land of Egypt, out of the house of
bond-men, saying,

14 At the end of "seven years, let ye go



nbout 591.

c cli. 21. 10.
& 32. 3. 28.

d ch. 32. 29.
vcr. 22.

t Heb.
Iiis woitth
shall speak
to thv

f Seo

2 Chron. 18.

H. & 21. 19.

B Dan. 2.



ch. 22. 1&

IB. 13. %

2 Chron. 11.
5, 9.
about 591.

k Exod. 21.


Lev. 25. 10.

ver. 14.

I Neh. 5. II.

»Lov. 25.

about 590.
n Seo
ver. 21.
cli. 37. 5.

o Exod. 21.
2. & %\. 10.
Doat IS. 12.

about 590.

II Or.
hatll sold

t Hob.

B So

2 Kings 23.

Neh. 10. 29.

qch.7. 10.

t Heb.


my name is


r Exod. SO.


Lev. 19. 12.

s Matt. 7. 2.
Gal. 6. 7.
Jam. 2. 13.
t ch. 32. 24,

t Heb.
for a re-

25, 64.
ch. 29. 18.

X See

Gen. 15. 10,

& 16. 4. Ic
19. 7.

z See

ch. 37. 5, 11.

a ch. 37. 8,

& 39.1,2, 8.
& 52. 7, 13.
c ch. 9. 11.
& 44. 2, 6.

about 607.

a 2 Kinga
10. 15.
1 Chroa. 2

and fate of Zedeldah, foretold.

every man his brother an Hebrew, which
II hath been sold unto thee ; and when he hath
served thee six years, thou shalt let him go
free from thee; but your fathers hearkened
not unto me, neither inclined their ear.

15 And ye were fnow turned, and had
done right in my sight, in proclaiming liberty
every man to his neighbour; and ye had
Pmade a covenant before me ^in the house
t which is called by my name :

16 But ye turned and 'polluted my name,
and caused every man his servant, and every
man his handmaid, whom he had set at liberty
at their pleasure, to return, and brought them
into subjection, to be unto you for servants
and for handmaids.

17 Therefore thus saith the Lord; Ye
have not hearkened unto me, in proclaiming
liberty, every one to his brother, and every
man to his neighbour : ° behold, I proclaim
a liberty for you, saith the Lord, * to the
sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine ;
and I will make you t to be " removed into
all the kingdoms of the earth.

18 And I will give the men that have
transgressed my covenant, which have not
performed the words of the covenant which
they had made before me, when * they cut
the calf in twain, and passed between the
parts thereof,

19 The princes of Judah, and the princes
of Jerusalem, the eunuchs, and the priests,
and all the people of the land, which passed
between the parts of the calf;

20 I will even give them into the hand
of their enemies, and into the hand of them
that seek their life: and their ^dead bodies
shall be for meat unto the fowls of the
heaven, and to the beasts of the earth.

21 And Zedekiah king of Judah and his
princes will I give into the hand of their
enemies, and into the hand of them that
seek their life, and into the hand of the
king of Babylon's army, ^ which are gone up
from you.

22 » Behold, I will command, saith the
Lord, and cause them to return to this
city; and they shall fight against it, ""and
take it, and burn it with fire : and « I will
make the cities of Judah a desolation without
an inhabitant.


1 By the obedience of the Rechabites, 12 Jeremiah con-
demneth the disobedience of the Jews. 18 God blesseth
the Rechabites for their obedience.

THE word which came unto Jeremiah from
the LoRD,in the days of Jehoiakim the
son of Josiah king of Judah, saymg,
2 Go unto the house of the "^ Rechabites

By the obedience of the Rechabites

and speak unto them, and bring them into
the house of the Lord, into one of ''the
chambers, and give them wine to drink.

3 Then I took Jaazaniah the son of
Jeremiah, the son of Habaziniah, and his
brethren, and all his sons, and the whole
house of the Rechabites;

4 And I brought them into the house of
the Lord, into the chamber of the sons
of Hanan, the son of Igdahah, a man of
God, which was by the chamber of the
princes, which was above the chamber of
Maaseiah the son of Shallum, "= the keeper
of the t door :

5 And I set before the sons of the house
of the Rechabites, pots full of wine, and cups,
and I said unto them. Drink ye wine.

6 But they said. We will drink no wine :
for "i Jonadab the son of Rechab our father
commanded us, saying. Ye shall drink no
wine, neither ye, nor your sons for ever :

7 Neither shall ye build house, nor sow
seed, nor plant vineyard, nor have any : but
all your days ye shall dwell in tents; <'that
ye may live many days in the land where
ye he strangers.

8 Thus have we obeyed the voice of
Jonadab the son of Rechab our father in all
that he hath charged us, to drink no wine
all our days, we, our wives, our sons, nor our
daughters ;

9 Nor to build houses for us to dwell in :
neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor

10 But we have dwelt in tents, and have
obeyed, and done according to all that Jona-
dab our father commanded us.

11 But it came to pass, when Nebuchad-
rezzar king of Babylon came up into the
land, that we said. Come, and let us go to
Jerusalem for fear of the army of the Chal-
deans, and for fear of the army of the Syrians :
so we dwell at Jerusalem.

12 IT Then came the word of the Lord
unto Jeremiah, saying,

13 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God
of Israel ; Go and tell the men of Judah and
the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will ye not
''receive instruction to hearken to my words ?
saith the Lord.

14 The words of Jonadab the son of Re-
chab, that he commanded his sons not to
drink wine, are performed ; for unto this
day they drink none, but obey their father's
commandment: « notwithstanding! have spo-
ken unto you, ^ rising early and speaking ;
but ye hearkened not unto me.

15 'I have sent also unto you all my
servants the prophets, rising up early and
sending //tern, saying, ''Return ye now every



about 607.

b 1 KingB

c 2 Kings
13. 9. & 25.

I Chron. 9.
18. 19.
t Heb.
or, vessels

(I 2 Kings
10. 15.

e Eiod. 20.

Ephes. & 2,


about C07.

fch.32. 33.

e 2 Chion.
36. 15.
h ch. 7. 13.
&i». 3.

i ch. 7. 25.
&25. 4.

k ch. 18. 11.
& 25. 5. 6.

1 Prov. 1.


luai. 6.5. 12.
& 60. 4.
oh. 7. 13.

t Heb.
There shall
not a man
be ent ojf
front Jona-
dab the son
of Rechab to
stand, ^c.
m ch. 15. 19.

a I.iai. 8. 1.
Ezek. 2. 9.
Zcch. 5. 1.

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