Baruch 1

1 AND these are the words of the book, which Baruch the son of Nerias, the son of Maaseas, the son of Sedekias, the son of Asadias, the son of Helkias, wrote in Babylon, 2 in the fifth year,andin the seventh day of the month, what time as the Chaldeans took Jerusalem, and burned it […]

Baruch 2

1 Therefore the Lord has made good his word, which he pronounced against us, and against our judges that judged Israel, and against our kings, and against our princes, and against the men of Israel and Judah, 2 to bring upon us great plagues, such as never happened under the whole heaven,as it came to […]

Baruch 3

1 O Lord Almighty, you God of Israel, the soul in anguish, the troubled spirit, cries to you. 2 Hear, O Lord, and have mercy; for you are a merciful God: yes, have mercy upon us, because we have sinned before you. 3 For you sitas kingfor ever, and we perish evermore. 4 O Lord […]

Baruch 4

1 This is the book of the commandments of God, and the law that endures for ever: all they that hold it fastare appointedto life; but such as leave it shall die. 2 Turn you, O Jacob, and take hold of it: walk towards her shining in the presence of the light thereof. 3 Give […]

Baruch 5

1 Put off, O Jerusalem, the garment of your mourning and affliction, and put on the comeliness of the glory thatcomesfrom God for ever. 2 Cast about you the robe of the righteousness whichcomesfrom God; set a diadem on your head of the glory of the Everlasting. 3 For God will show your brightness to […]