Jeremiah 46:1-7 NLT

1 The following messages were given to Jeremiah the prophet from the LORD concerning foreign nations.
2 This message concerning Egypt was given in the fourth year of the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah, a the king of Judah, on the occasion of the battle of Carchemish when Pharaoh Neco, king of Egypt, and his army were defeated beside the Euphrates River by King Nebuchadnezzar b of Babylon.

References for Jeremiah 46:2

    • Ì 46:2 - The fourth year of Jehoiakim's reign was 605 <MS>B.C.</I>
    • Í 46:2 - Hebrew <I>Nebuchadrezzar,</I> a variant name for Nebuchadnezzar; also in 46:13, 26.
      3 "Buckle on your armor and advance into battle!
      4 Harness the horses, and prepare to mount them. Put on your helmets, sharpen your spears, and prepare your armor.
      5 But look! The Egyptian army flees in terror. The bravest of its fighting men run without a backward glance. They are terrorized at every turn, says the LORD.
      6 The swiftest cannot flee; the mightiest warriors cannot escape. By the Euphrates River to the north they stumble and fall."
      7 "Who is this, rising like the Nile River at floodtime, overflowing all the land?