17 Indeed, all who are determined to go to Egypt to settle there will die by the sword, famine and plague;(A) not one of them will survive or escape the disaster I will bring on them.’ 18 This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: ‘As my anger and wrath(B) have been poured out on those who lived in Jerusalem,(C) so will my wrath be poured out on you when you go to Egypt. You will be a curse[a](D) and an object of horror,(E) a curse[b] and an object of reproach;(F) you will never see this place again.’(G)

19 “Remnant(H) of Judah, the Lord has told you, ‘Do not go to Egypt.’(I) Be sure of this: I warn you today

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 42:18 That is, your name will be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, others will see that you are cursed.
  2. Jeremiah 42:18 That is, your name will be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, others will see that you are cursed.

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