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Johanan and the people desire Jeremiah to enquire of God, promising
obedience to his will, ver. 1 - 6.
Jeremiah assures them of safety in Judea, ver. 7 - 12.
and destruction in Egypt, ver. 13 - 18.
Reproves their hypocrisy and obstinacy, ver. 19 - 22.
6: Good or evil - Whether grateful or ungrateful to us.
10: I repent - I am satisfied with the punishment your nation hath
undergone, and as to the remainder, will change the course of my providence.