20 Egypt is like a [a]fair calf, but destruction cometh: out of the North it cometh.

21 Also her hired men [b]are in the midst of her like fat calves: they are also turned back and fled away together: they could not stand, because the day of their destruction was come upon them, and the time of their visitation.

22 The voice thereof shall go forth like a [c]serpent: for they shall march with an army, and come against [d]her with axes, as hewers of wood.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 46:20 They have abundance of all things, and therefore are disobedient and proud.
  2. Jeremiah 46:21 As verse 9.
  3. Jeremiah 46:22 They shall be scarce able to speak for fear of the Chaldeans.
  4. Jeremiah 46:22 Meaning, Egypt.

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