Jeremiah 45:1-5, NLT
A Message for Baruch
1The prophet Jeremiah gave a message to Baruch son of Neriah in the fourth year of the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah,*45:1 The fourth year of Jehoiakim’s reign was 605 b.c. after Baruch had written down everything Jeremiah had dictated to him. He said,
4“Baruch, this is what the Lord says: ‘I will destroy this nation that I built. I will uproot what I planted.