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10 and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: “Behold, I will send and bring Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, (A)My servant, and will set his throne above these stones that I have hidden. And he will spread his royal pavilion over them. 11 (B)When he comes, he shall strike the land of Egypt and deliver to death (C)those appointed for death, and to captivity those appointed for captivity, and to the sword those appointed for the sword. 12 [a]I will kindle a fire in the houses of (D)the gods of Egypt, and he shall burn them and carry them away captive. And he shall array himself with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd puts on his garment, and he shall go out from there in peace. 13 He shall also break the sacred pillars of [b]Beth Shemesh that are in the land of Egypt; and the houses of the gods of the Egyptians he shall burn with fire.” ’ ”

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  1. Jeremiah 43:12 So with MT, Tg.; LXX, Syr., Vg. He
  2. Jeremiah 43:13 Lit. House of the Sun, ancient On, later called Heliopolis

10 ‘Thus says the Lord God:

(A)“I will also make a multitude of Egypt to cease
By the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.

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