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#416056 - 08/21/16 05:08 AM Jeremiah / Baruch  
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The Third Royal Hour for the Eve of the Nativity has an Old Testament lesson which is announced as "A reading from the prophet Jeremiah", though it is Baruch 3:36-4:4.

The Wikipedia entry for Baruch states:
In the Eastern Orthodox Church and those Eastern Catholic Churches which follow the Byzantine Rite, a selection from Baruch (which is considered an extension of the Book of Jeremiah, and is announced in the services as "Jeremiah") ...

Can anyone shed any more light on this?

#416180 - 09/02/16 10:14 AM Re: Jeremiah / Baruch [Re: KO63AP]  
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This is the "Letter of Jeremiah" and is s stand alone book in the Eastern Orthodox churches, not to be confused with the Book of the Prophet Jeremiah. See the table at

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