Jeremiah 42:10-16 NIV

10 ‘If you stay in this land, I will build you up and not tear you down; I will plant you and not uproot you, for I have relented concerning the disaster I have inflicted on you.

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11 Do not be afraid of the king of Babylon, whom you now fear. Do not be afraid of him, declares the LORD, for I am with you and will save you and deliver you from his hands.

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12 I will show you compassion so that he will have compassion on you and restore you to your land.’

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13 “However, if you say, ‘We will not stay in this land,’ and so disobey the LORD your God,

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14 and if you say, ‘No, we will go and live in Egypt, where we will not see war or hear the trumpet or be hungry for bread,’

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15 then hear the word of the LORD, you remnant of Judah. This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: ‘If you are determined to go to Egypt and you do go to settle there,

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16 then the sword you fear will overtake you there, and the famine you dread will follow you into Egypt, and there you will die.

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