10 And say unto them, Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel, Behold, I will send and bring Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babel [a]my servant, and will set his throne upon these stones that I have hid, and he shall spread his pavilion over them.

11 And when he shall come, he shall smite the land of Egypt: [b]such as are appointed for death, to death, and such as are for captivity, to captivity, and such as are for the sword, to the sword.

12 And I will kindle a fire in the houses of the gods of Egypt, and he shall burn them and carry them away captives, and he shall array himself with the land of Egypt, as a [c]shepherd putteth on his garment, and shall depart from thence in peace.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 43:10 Read Jer. 25:9.
  2. Jeremiah 43:11 Everyone shall be slain by that means that God hath appointed, Jer. 15:2.
  3. Jeremiah 43:12 Meaning, most easily and suddenly shall he carry the Egyptians away.