Ezekiel 17:13-19 NIV

13 Then he took a member of the royal family and made a treaty1 with him, putting him under oath.2 He also carried away the leading men3 of the land,

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14 so that the kingdom would be brought low,4 unable to rise again, surviving only by keeping his treaty.

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15 But the king rebelled5 against him by sending his envoys to Egypt6 to get horses and a large army.7 Will he succeed? Will he who does such things escape? Will he break the treaty and yet escape?8

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16 " 'As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, he shall die9 in Babylon, in the land of the king who put him on the throne, whose oath he despised and whose treaty he broke.10

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17 Pharaoh11 with his mighty army and great horde will be of no help to him in war, when ramps12 are built and siege works erected to destroy many lives.13

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18 He despised the oath by breaking the covenant. Because he had given his hand in pledge14 and yet did all these things, he shall not escape.

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19 " 'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: As surely as I live, I will bring down on his head my oath that he despised and my covenant that he broke.15

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