Apocrypha / Deuterocanonical Books

Baruch (Douay-Reims Bible)

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Cruelty and Violence
Boring Stuff

Dwindling in Unbelief


Baruch: Injustice

  1. "The Lord would bring upon us great evils ... that a man should eat the flesh of his own son, and the flesh of his own daughter." 2:2-3

  2. Because the Israelites didn't obeying him, God delivered them to their enemies' hand. 2:4-5

  3. Justice belongs to God, everyone else gets "confusion of face." 2:6

  4. God sends us evil, "for the Lord is just in all his works." 2:7-9

  5. "Thou hast sent out thy wrath, and thy indignation upon us." 2:20

  6. God commands the Israelites to serve the king of Babylon. 2:21

  7. Despite the prayers of dead people, God curses the living for the sins of their ancestors. 3:4-8

  8. Israel is defiled with the dead and damned to hell for forsaking the fountain of wisdom. If they would have obeyed God, they would have dwelt in peace forever. 3:10-13

  9. Princes that rule over beasts, play with birds, and hoard silver and gold, will be cut off and damned to hell. 3:10-13

  10. To punish the Jews for their sins, God enslaves them for seven generations in Babylon. 6:1-2