Ezekiel 17:12-19 NIV

12 "Say to this rebellious house, 'Do you not know what these things mean?1' Say to them: 'The king of Babylon went to Jerusalem and carried off her king and her nobles,2 bringing them back with him to Babylon.3

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13 Then he took a member of the royal family and made a treaty4 with him, putting him under oath.5 He also carried away the leading men6 of the land,

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14 so that the kingdom would be brought low,7 unable to rise again, surviving only by keeping his treaty.

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15 But the king rebelled8 against him by sending his envoys to Egypt9 to get horses and a large army.10 Will he succeed? Will he who does such things escape? Will he break the treaty and yet escape?11

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16 " 'As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, he shall die12 in Babylon, in the land of the king who put him on the throne, whose oath he despised and whose treaty he broke.13

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17 Pharaoh14 with his mighty army and great horde will be of no help to him in war, when ramps15 are built and siege works erected to destroy many lives.16

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18 He despised the oath by breaking the covenant. Because he had given his hand in pledge17 and yet did all these things, he shall not escape.

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19 " 'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: As surely as I live, I will bring down on his head my oath that he despised and my covenant that he broke.18

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