Jeremiah 42:10-16 NIV

10 'If you stay in this land,1 I will build2 you up and not tear you down; I will plant3 you and not uproot you,4 for I am grieved over the disaster I have inflicted on you.5

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11 Do not be afraid of the king of Babylon,6 whom you now fear.7 Do not be afraid of him, declares the LORD, for I am with you and will save8 you and deliver you from his hands.9

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12 I will show you compassion10 so that he will have compassion on you and restore you to your land.'11

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13 "However, if you say, 'We will not stay in this land,' and so disobey12 the LORD your God,

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14 and if you say, 'No, we will go and live in Egypt,13 where we will not see war or hear the trumpet14 or be hungry for bread,'15

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15 then hear the word of the LORD,16 O 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 sword17 you fear18 will overtake you there, and the famine19 you dread will follow you into Egypt, and there you will die.20

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