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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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Footnotes

  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”

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