15 The Lord will dry up(A)
    the gulf of the Egyptian sea;
with a scorching wind(B) he will sweep his hand(C)
    over the Euphrates River.(D)
He will break it up into seven streams
    so that anyone can cross over in sandals.(E)

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18 Now why go to Egypt(A)
    to drink water from the Nile[a]?(B)
And why go to Assyria(C)
    to drink water from the Euphrates?(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 2:18 Hebrew Shihor; that is, a branch of the Nile