Jeremiah 42:17-22 NIV

17 Indeed, all who are determined to go to Egypt to settle there will die by the sword, famine and plague;1 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 wrath2 have been poured out on those who lived in Jerusalem,3 so will my wrath be poured out on you when you go to Egypt. You will be an object of cursing4 and horror,5 of condemnation and reproach;6 you will never see this place again.'7

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19 "O remnant8 of Judah, the LORD has told you, 'Do not go to Egypt.'9 Be sure of this: I warn you today

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20 that you made a fatal mistakea 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.'10

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    • b 42:20 - Or "you erred in your hearts"
      21 I have told you today, but you still have not obeyed the LORD your God in all he sent me to tell you.11

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      22 So now, be sure of this: You will die by the sword, famine12 and plague13 in the place where you want to go to settle."14

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