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Jeremiah 36:30 'Therefore thus says the LORD concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah, "He shall have no one to sit on the throne of David, and his dead body shall be cast out to the heat of the day and the frost of the night.

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      30. He shall have none to sit upon the throne--fulfilled (2Ki 24:8, &c.; 2Ki 25:1-30). He had successors, but not directly of his posterity, except his son Jeconiah, whose three months' reign is counted as nothing. Zedekiah was not the son, but the uncle of Jeconiah, and was raised to the throne in contempt of him and his father Jehoiakim (Jer 22:30).
      dead body . . . cast out-- (Jer 22:18, 19).
      day . . . heat . . . night . . . frost--There are often these variations of temperature in the East between night and day (Ge 31:40).

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Brief Summary: Here is another expedient tried to work upon this heedless and untoward people, but it is tried in vain. A roll of a book is provided, containing an abstract or abridgment of all the sermons that Jeremiah had preached to them, that they might be put in mind of what they had heard and might the better understand it, when they had it all before them at one view. Now here we have, I. The writing of this roll by Baruch, as Jeremiah dictated it (v. 1-4). II. The reading of the roll by Baruch to all the people publicly on a fast-day (v. 5-10), afterwards by Baruch to the princes privately (v. 11-19), and lastly by Jehudi to the king (v. 20, v. 21). III. The burning of the roll by the king, with orders to prosecute Jeremiah and Baruch (v. 22-26). IV. The writing of another roll, with large additions, particularly of Jehoiakim's doom for burning the former (v. 27-32).

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Baruch is to write the prophecies of Jeremiah. (1-8)
The princes advise them to hide themselves. (9-19)
The king having heard a part, burns the roll. (20-32)

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