Jeremiah 46:2

Prophecies against Egypt

2 About Egypt and the army of Pharaoh Neco, Egypt's king, which was defeated at Carchemish on the Euphrates River by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon in the fourth year of Judah's King Jehoiakim son of Josiah:

Jeremiah 46:2 In-Context

1 The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet about the nations:
2 About Egypt and the army of Pharaoh Neco, Egypt's king, which was defeated at Carchemish on the Euphrates River by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon in the fourth year of Judah's King Jehoiakim son of Josiah:
3 Deploy small shields and large; draw near for battle!
4 Harness the horses; mount the steeds; take your positions with helmets on! Polish the lances; put on armor!
5 Why have I seen [this]? They are terrified, they are retreating, their warriors are crushed, they flee headlong, they never look back, terror is on every side! [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.
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