10 Then say to them, ‘This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: I will send for my servant(A) Nebuchadnezzar(B) king of Babylon, and I will set his throne(C) over these stones I have buried here; he will spread his royal canopy(D) above them. 11 He will come and attack Egypt,(E) bringing death(F) to those destined(G) for death, captivity to those destined for captivity,(H) and the sword to those destined for the sword.(I) 12 He will set fire(J) to the temples(K) of the gods(L) of Egypt; he will burn their temples and take their gods captive.(M) As a shepherd picks(N) his garment clean of lice, so he will pick Egypt clean and depart. 13 There in the temple of the sun[a](O) in Egypt he will demolish the sacred pillars(P) and will burn down the temples of the gods of Egypt.’”

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 43:13 Or in Heliopolis
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A sword will come against Egypt,(A)
    and anguish will come upon Cush.[a](B)
When the slain fall in Egypt,
    her wealth will be carried away
    and her foundations torn down.(C)

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  1. Ezekiel 30:4 That is, the upper Nile region; also in verses 5 and 9
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10 “‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says:

“‘I will put an end to the hordes of Egypt
    by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar(A) king of Babylon.(B)

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24 I will strengthen(A) the arms of the king of Babylon and put my sword(B) in his hand, but I will break the arms of Pharaoh, and he will groan(C) before him like a mortally wounded man. 25 I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, but the arms of Pharaoh will fall limp. Then they will know that I am the Lord, when I put my sword(D) into the hand of the king of Babylon and he brandishes it against Egypt.(E)

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11 “‘For this is what the Sovereign Lord says:

“‘The sword(A) of the king of Babylon(B)
    will come against you.(C)

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