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17 They cried there,
‘Pharaoh, king of Egypt, is but a noise.
He has passed by the appointed time!’

18 As I live,” says the King,
(A)Whose name is the Lord of hosts,
“Surely as Tabor is among the mountains
And as Carmel by the sea, so he shall come.
19 O (B)you daughter dwelling in Egypt,
Prepare yourself (C)to go into captivity!
For [a]Noph shall be waste and desolate, without inhabitant.

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  1. Jeremiah 46:19 Ancient Memphis

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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