25 The Lord will cause you to be defeated(A) before your enemies. You will come at them from one direction but flee from them in seven,(B) and you will become a thing of horror(C) to all the kingdoms on earth.(D)

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18 This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: ‘As my anger and wrath(A) have been poured out on those who lived in Jerusalem,(B) so will my wrath be poured out on you when you go to Egypt. You will be a curse[a](C) and an object of horror,(D) a curse[b] and an object of reproach;(E) you will never see this place again.’(F)

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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.

15 You will be a reproach(A) and a taunt, a warning(B) and an object of horror to the nations around you when I inflict punishment on you in anger and in wrath and with stinging rebuke.(C) I the Lord have spoken.(D)

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