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17 They will call there,
‘Pharaoh, the king of Egypt is but a roar,
    he missed the opportunity.’[a]
18 As I live,”[b] declares[c] the king,
    Yahweh of hosts is his name,
“one will come like Tabor among the mountains
    and like Carmel by the sea.
19 Pack your baggage for exile,
    O inhabitants[d] of the daughter of Egypt,
for Memphis will become as a horror,
    and it will be destroyed, without[e] inhabitant.

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  1. Jeremiah 46:17 Literally “he has allowed to pass over the appointed time”
  2. Jeremiah 46:18 Literally “Life I”
  3. Jeremiah 46:18 Literally “a declaration of”
  4. Jeremiah 46:19 Hebrew “inhabitant”
  5. Jeremiah 46:19 Literally “from there is not”

17 There they will exclaim,
    ‘Pharaoh king of Egypt is only a loud noise;(A)
    he has missed his opportunity.(B)

18 “As surely as I live,” declares the King,(C)
    whose name is the Lord Almighty,
“one will come who is like Tabor(D) among the mountains,
    like Carmel(E) by the sea.
19 Pack your belongings for exile,(F)
    you who live in Egypt,
for Memphis(G) will be laid waste(H)
    and lie in ruins without inhabitant.

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