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King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylonia Will Conquer Egypt

17 Twenty-seven years after King Jehoiachin and the rest of us had been led away as prisoners to Babylonia, the Lord spoke to me on the first day of the first month.[a] He said:

18 King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylonia has attacked the city of Tyre. He forced his soldiers to carry so many heavy loads that their heads were rubbed bald, and their shoulders were red and sore. Nebuchadnezzar and his army still could not capture the city. 19 So now I will hand over the nation of Egypt to him. He will take Egypt’s valuable treasures and give them to his own troops.

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Footnotes

  1. 29.17 Twenty-seven. . . first month: Probably March of 571 B.C.

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