King James Bible
Take3 thee a roll of a book, and write1 therein all the words that I have spoken14 unto thee against Israel, and against Judah, and against all the nations, from the day I spake14 unto thee, from the days of Josiah, even unto this day.
Therefore go1 thou, and read1 in the roll, which thou hast written1 from my mouth, the words of the LORD in the ears of the people in the LORD'S house upon the fasting day: and also thou shalt read4 them in the ears of all Judah that come out6 of their cities.
It may be they will present4 their supplication before the LORD, and will return4 every one from his evil way: for great [is] the anger and the fury that the LORD hath pronounced14 against this people.
And it came to pass in the fifth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, in the ninth month, [that] they proclaimed1 a fast before the LORD to all the people in Jerusalem, and to all the people that came6 from the cities of Judah unto Jerusalem.
Then read4 Baruch in the book the words of Jeremiah in the house of the LORD, in the chamber of Gemariah the son of Shaphan the scribe,6 in the higher court, at the entry of the new gate of the LORD'S house, in the ears of all the people.
Then he went down4 into the king's house, into the scribe's6 chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat6 there, [even] Elishama the scribe,6 and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.
Therefore all the princes sent4 Jehudi the son of Nethaniah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Cushi, unto Baruch, saying,2 Take3 in thine hand the roll wherein thou hast read1 in the ears of the people, and come.3 So Baruch the son of Neriah took4 the roll in his hand, and came4 unto them.
So the king sent4 Jehudi to fetch2 the roll: and he took4 it out of Elishama the scribe's6 chamber. And Jehudi read4 it in the ears of the king, and in the ears of all the princes which stood6 beside the king.
And it came to pass, [that] when Jehudi had read2 three or four leaves, he cut4 it with the penknife, 5608 6 and cast53 [it] into the fire that [was] on the hearth, until all the roll was consumed2 in the fire that [was] on the hearth.
But the king commanded17 Jerahmeel the son of Hammelech, 4429 and Seraiah the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah the son of Abdeel, to take2 Baruch the scribe6 and Jeremiah the prophet: but the LORD hid55 them.
And thou shalt say4 to Jehoiakim king of Judah, Thus saith1 the LORD; Thou hast burned1 this roll, saying,2 Why hast thou written1 therein, saying,2 The king of Babylon shall certainly2 come4 and destroy52 this land, and shall cause to cease52 from thence man and beast?
Therefore thus saith1 the LORD of Jehoiakim king of Judah; He shall have none to sit6 upon the throne of David: and his dead body shall be cast out94 in the day to the heat, and in the night to the frost.
And I will punish1 him and his seed and his servants for their iniquity; and I will bring52 upon them, and upon the inhabitants6 of Jerusalem, and upon the men of Judah, all the evil that I have pronounced14 against them; but they hearkened1 not.
Then took1 Jeremiah another roll, and gave4 it to Baruch the scribe,6 the son of Neriah; who wrote4 therein from the mouth of Jeremiah all the words of the book which Jehoiakim king of Judah had burned1 in the fire: and there were added8 besides unto them many like words.
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