Jeremiah 42:15

Overview - Jeremiah 42
Johanan desires Jeremiah to enquire of God, promising obedience to his will.
Jeremiah assures him of safety in Judea;
13 and destruction in Egypt.
19 He reproves their hypocrisy, in enquiring of the Lord that which they mean not to follow.
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Jeremiah 42:15  (King James Version)
And now therefore hear the word of the LORD, ye remnant of Judah; Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; If ye wholly set your faces to enter into Egypt, and go to sojourn there;

If ye are determined to go into Egypt, the evils which ye dreaded by staying in your own land shall overtake and destroy you there; "and there shall ye die." God turned the policy of the wicked to their own destruction; for while they thought themselves safe in Egypt, there Nebuchadnezzar destroyed both them and the Egyptians.
17 ; 44:12-14 Genesis 31:21 ; Deuteronomy 17:16 ; Daniel 11:17 ; Luke 9:51