Jer:36:5: And Jeremiah commanded Baruch, saying, I am shut up; I cannot go into the house of the LORD:
Jer:36:6: Therefore go thou, and read in the roll, which thou hast written from my mouth, the words of the LORD in the ears of the people in the LORDís house upon the fasting day: and also thou shalt read them in the ears of all Judah that come out of their cities.
Jer:36:7: It may be they will present their supplication before the LORD, and will return every one from his evil way: for great is the anger and the fury that the LORD hath pronounced against this people.
Jer:36:8: And Baruch the son of Neriah did according to all that Jeremiah the prophet commanded him, reading in the book the words of the LORD in the LORDís house.
Jer:36:9: And it came to pass in the fifth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, in the ninth month, that they proclaimed a fast before the LORD to all the people in Jerusalem, and to all the people that came from the cities of Judah unto Jerusalem.
Jer:36:10: Then read 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, in the higher court, at the entry of the new gate of the LORDís house, in the ears of all the people.
Jer:36:11: When Michaiah the son of Gemariah, the son of Shaphan, had heard out of the book all the words of the LORD,
Jer:36:12: Then he went down into the kingís house, into the scribeís chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat there, even Elishama the scribe, 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.
Jer:36:13: Then Michaiah declared unto them all the words that he had heard, when Baruch read the book in the ears of the people.
Jer:36:14: Therefore all the princes sent Jehudi the son of Nethaniah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Cushi, unto Baruch, saying, Take in thine hand the roll wherein thou hast read in the ears of the people, and come. So Baruch the son of Neriah took the roll in his hand, and came unto them.
Jer:36:15: And they said unto him, Sit down now, and read it in our ears. So Baruch read it in their ears.
Jer:36:16: Now it came to pass, when they had heard all the words, they were afraid both one and other, and said unto Baruch, We will surely tell the king of all these words.
Jer:36:17: And they asked Baruch, saying, Tell us now, How didst thou write all these words at his mouth?
Jer:36:18: Then Baruch answered them, He pronounced all these words unto me with his mouth, and I wrote them with ink in the book.
Jer:36:19: Then said the princes unto Baruch, Go, hide thee, thou and Jeremiah; and let no man know where ye be.
Jer:36:20: And they went in to the king into the court, but they laid up the roll in the chamber of Elishama the scribe, and told all the words in the ears of the king.
Jer:36:21: So the king sent Jehudi to fetch the roll: and he took it out of Elishama the scribeís chamber. And Jehudi read it in the ears of the king, and in the ears of all the princes which stood beside the king.
Jer:36:22: Now the king sat in the winterhouse in the ninth month: and there was a fire on the hearth burning before him.
Jer:36:23: And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was on the hearth, until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was on the hearth.
Jer:36:24: Yet they were not afraid, nor rent their garments, neither the king, nor any of his servants that heard all these words.
Jer:36:25: Nevertheless Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll: but he would not hear them.
Jer:36:26: But the king commanded Jerahmeel the son of Hammelech, and Seraiah the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah the son of Abdeel, to take Baruch the scribe and Jeremiah the prophet: but the LORD hid them.
Jer:36:27: Then the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah, after that the king had burned the roll, and the words which Baruch wrote at the mouth of Jeremiah, saying,
Jer:36:28: Take thee again another roll, and write in it all the former words that were in the first roll, which Jehoiakim the king of Judah hath burned.