Jeremiah 42:14-18 NIV

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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17 Indeed, all who are determined to go to Egypt to settle there will die by the sword, famine and plague; not one of them will survive or escape the disaster I will bring on them.’

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18 This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: ‘As my anger and wrath have been poured out on those who lived in Jerusalem, so will my wrath be poured out on you when you go to Egypt. You will be a cursea and an object of horror, a curseb and an object of reproach; you will never see this place again.’

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    • ¸ 42:18 - That is, your name will be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, others will see that you are cursed.
    • ¹ 42:18 - That is, your name will be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, others will see that you are cursed.