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Baruch

1611 KJV < < Chapter 4 > > Modern

4:1 This is the Booke of the commandements of God: and the Law that endureth for euer: all they that keepe it shall come to life: but such as leaue it, shall die.

  

4:1 This is the book of the commandments of God, and the law that endureth for ever: all they that keep it shall come to life; but such as leave it shall die.

4:2 Turne thee, O Iacob, & take heed of it: walke in the presence of the light therof, that thou mayest be illuminated.

4:2 Turn thee, O Jacob, and take hold of it: walk in the presence of the light thereof, that thou mayest be illuminated.

4:3 Giue not thine honour to another, nor the things that are profitable vnto thee, to a strange nation.

4:3 Give not thine honour to another, nor the things that are profitable unto thee to a strange nation.

4:4 O Israel, happie are wee: for things that are pleasing to God, are made knowen vnto vs.

4:4 O Israel, happy are we: for things that are pleasing to God are made known unto us.

4:5 Be of good cheare, my people, the memoriall of Israel.

4:5 Be of good cheer, my people, the memorial of Israel.

4:6 Ye were sold to the nations, not for [your] destruction: but because you moued God to wrath, ye were deliuered vnto the enemies.

4:6 Ye were sold to the nations, not for [your] destruction: but because ye moved God to wrath, ye were delivered unto the enemies.

4:7 For yee prouoked him that made you, by sacrificing vnto deuils, and not to God.

4:7 For ye provoked him that made you by sacrificing unto devils, and not to God.

4:8 Ye haue forgotten the euerlasting God, that brought you vp, and ye haue grieued Ierusalem that noursed you.

4:8 Ye have forgotten the everlasting God, that brought you up; and ye have grieved Jerusalem, that nursed you.

4:9 For when shee saw the wrath of God coming vpon you, she said; Hearken, O ye that dwell about Sion: God hath brought vpon me great mourning.

4:9 For when she saw the wrath of God coming upon you, she said, Hearken, O ye that dwell about Sion: God hath brought upon me great mourning;

4:10 For I saw the captiuitie of my sonnes and daughters, which the euerlasting brought vpon them.

4:10 For I saw the captivity of my sons and daughters, which the Everlasting brought upon them.

4:11 With ioy did I nourish them: but sent them away with weeping and mourning.

4:11 With joy did I nourish them; but sent them away with weeping and mourning.

4:12 Let no man reioyce ouer me a widow, and forsaken of many, who for the sinnes of my children, am left desolate: because they departed from the Law of God.

4:12 Let no man rejoice over me, a widow, and forsaken of many, who for the sins of my children am left desolate; because they departed from the law of God.

4:13 They knew not his statutes, nor walked in the waies of his Commandements, nor trode in the pathes of discipline in his righteousnesse.

4:13 They knew not his statutes, nor walked in the ways of his commandments, nor trod in the paths of discipline in his righteousness.

4:14 Let them that dwell about Sion come, and remember ye the captiuity of my sonnes and daughters, which the euerlasting hath brought vpon them.

4:14 Let them that dwell about Sion come, and remember ye the captivity of my sons and daughters, which the Everlasting hath brought upon them.

4:15 For he hath brought a nation vpon them from far: a shamelesse nation, and of a strange language, who neither reuerenced old man, nor pitied childe.

4:15 For he hath brought a nation upon them from far, a shameless nation, and of a strange language, who neither reverenced old man, nor pitied child.

4:16 These haue caried away the deare beloued children of the widow, and left her that was alone, desolate without daughters.

4:16 These have carried away the dear beloved children of the widow, and left her that was alone desolate without daughters.

4:17 But what can I helpe you?

4:17 But what can I help you?

4:18 For he that brought these plagues vpon you, will deliuer you from the hands of your enemies.

4:18 For he that brought these plagues upon you will deliver you from the hands of your enemies.

4:19 Goe your way, O my children, goe your way: for I am left desolate.

4:19 Go your way, O my children, go your way: for I am left desolate.

4:20 I haue put off the clothing of peace, and put vpon me the sackcloth of my prayer. I will cry vnto the euerlasting in my dayes.

4:20 I have put off the clothing of peace, and put upon me the sackcloth of my prayer: I will cry unto the Everlasting in my days.

4:21 Be of good cheare, O my children, cry vnto the Lord: & he shal deliuer you from the power & hand of the enemies.

4:21 Be of good cheer, O my children, cry unto the Lord, and he will deliver you from the power and hand of the enemies.

4:22 For my hope is in the Euerlasting that hee will saue you, and ioy is come vnto me from the Holy one, because of the mercy which shall soone come vnto you from the euerlasting our Sauiour.

4:22 For my hope is in the Everlasting, that he will save you; and joy is come unto me from the Holy One, because of the mercy which shall soon come unto you from the Everlasting our Saviour.

4:23 For I sent you out with mourning and weeping: but God will giue you to mee againe, with ioy and gladnesse for euer.

4:23 For I sent you out with mourning and weeping: but God will give you to me again with joy and gladness for ever.

4:24 Like as now the neighbours of Sion haue seene your captiuity: so shall they see shortly your saluation from our God, which shall come vpon you with great glory, and brightnesse of the euerlasting.

4:24 Like as now the neighbours of Sion have seen your captivity: so shall they see shortly your salvation from our God which shall come upon you with great glory, and brightness of the Everlasting.

4:25 My children, suffer patiently the wrath that is come vpon you from God: for thine enemy hath persecuted thee: but shortly thou shalt see his destruction, & shalt tread vpon his necke.

4:25 My children, suffer patiently the wrath that is come upon you from God: for thine enemy hath persecuted thee; but shortly thou shalt see his destruction, and shalt tread upon his neck.

4:26 My delicate ones haue gone rough wayes, and were taken away as a flocke caught of the enemies.

4:26 My delicate ones have gone rough ways, and were taken away as a flock caught of the enemies.

4:27 Be of good comfort, O my children, and cry vnto God: for you shall be remembred of him that brought these things vpon you.

4:27 Be of good comfort, O my children, and cry unto God: for ye shall be remembered of him that brought these things upon you.

4:28 For as it was your minde to goe astray from God: so being returned seeke him ten times more.

4:28 For as it was your mind to go astray from God: so, being returned, seek him ten times more.

4:29 For he that hath brought these plagues vpon you, shall bring you euerlasting ioy againe with your saluation.

4:29 For he that hath brought these plagues upon you shall bring you everlasting joy with your salvation.

4:30 Take a good heart, O Ierusalem: for hee that gaue thee that name, will comfort thee.

4:30 Take a good heart, O Jerusalem: for he that gave thee that name will comfort thee.

4:31 Miserable are they that afflicted thee, and reioyced at thy fall.

4:31 Miserable are they that afflicted thee, and rejoiced at thy fall.

4:32 Miserable are the cities which thy children serued: miserable is she that receiued thy sonnes.

4:32 Miserable are the cities which thy children served: miserable is she that received thy sons.

4:33 For as shee reioyced at thy ruine, and was glad of thy fall: so shall she be grieued for her owne desolation.

4:33 For as she rejoiced at thy ruin, and was glad of thy fall: so shall she be grieved for her own desolation.

4:34 For I will take away the reioycing of her great multitude, and her pride shalbe turned into mourning.

4:34 For I will take away the rejoicing of her great multitude, and her pride shall be turned into mourning.

4:35 For fire shal come vpon her fro the euerlasting, long to endure: and she shal be inhabited of deuils for a great time.

4:35 For fire shall come upon her from the Everlasting, long to endure; and she shall be inhabited of devils for a great time.

4:36 O Ierusalem, looke about thee toward the East, and behold the ioy that commeth vnto thee from God.

4:36 O Jerusalem, look about thee toward the east, and behold the joy that cometh unto thee from God.

4:37 Loe, thy sonnes come whom thou sentest away: they come gathered together from the East to the West, by the word of the holy One, reioycing in the glory of God.

4:37 Lo, thy sons come, whom thou sentest away, they come gathered together from the east to the west by the word of the Holy One, rejoicing in the glory of God.


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