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10 Then say to them, ‘This is what the Lord of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says: “I’m going to send for my servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon. I’ll take him and set his throne over these stones that I’ve buried, and he will spread his canopy over them. 11 He will come and attack the land of Egypt—those meant for death will be put to death, those meant for captivity will be taken captive, and those meant for the sword will be put to the sword. 12 He[a] will set fire to the temples[b] of the gods of Egypt. He will burn their idols[c] and take them captive. He will wrap himself with the land of Egypt like a shepherd wraps himself with a garment, and then he will leave from there in peace.

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  1. Jeremiah 43:12 So LXX; Heb. reads I
  2. Jeremiah 43:12 Lit. houses; and so throughout the section
  3. Jeremiah 43:12 Lit. them