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10 After that, say to the people: The Lord of heavenly forces, the God of Israel, proclaims: I’m sending for my servant King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon, who[a] will set his throne over these stones and will spread his canopy over them. 11 He will come and ravage the land of Egypt:

those marked for disaster, to disaster,
    and those marked for exile, to exile.
        and those marked for war, to war.

12 He will set on fire[b] the temples of the Egyptian gods. He will burn them down and carry off their gods. He will wrap the land of Egypt around himself, just as a shepherd wraps[c] his garment around himself, and he will move on unharmed.[d]

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 43:10 LXX; MT I
  2. Jeremiah 43:12 LXX, Syr; MT I will set on fire
  3. Jeremiah 43:12 Or picks clean
  4. Jeremiah 43:12 Heb uncertain
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