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.
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.’

References for Jeremiah 42:17

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.’

References for Jeremiah 42:18

    • ¸ 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.
      19 “Remnant of Judah, the LORD has told you, ‘Do not go to Egypt.’ Be sure of this: I warn you today

      References for Jeremiah 42:19

      20 that you made a fatal mistake when you sent me to the LORD your God and said, ‘Pray to the LORD our God for us; tell us everything he says and we will do it.’

      References for Jeremiah 42:20

      21 I have told you today, but you still have not obeyed the LORD your God in all he sent me to tell you.
      22 So now, be sure of this: You will die by the sword, famine and plague in the place where you want to go to settle.”

      References for Jeremiah 42:22