Context7and they entered the land of Egypt (for they did not obey the voice of the LORD) and went in as far as Tahpanhes.
8Then the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah in Tahpanhes, saying, 9Take some large stones in your hands and hide them in the mortar in the brick terrace which is at the entrance of Pharaohs palace in Tahpanhes, in the sight of some of the Jews; 10and say to them, Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Behold, I am going to send and get Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, My servant, and I am going to set his throne right over these stones that I have hidden; and he will spread his canopy over them. 11He will also come and strike the land of Egypt; those who are meant for death will be given over to death, and those for captivity to captivity, and those for the sword to the sword. 12And I shall set fire to the temples of the gods of Egypt, and he will burn them and take them captive. So he will wrap himself with the land of Egypt as a shepherd wraps himself with his garment, and he will depart from there safely. 13He will also shatter the obelisks of Heliopolis, which is in the land of Egypt; and the temples of the gods of Egypt he will burn with fire.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
and they came into the land of Egypt; for they obeyed not the voice of Jehovah: and they came unto Tahpanhes.
And they went Into the land of Egypt, for they obeyed not the voice of the Lord: and they came as far as Taphnis.
Darby Bible Translation
and they came into the land of Egypt: for they hearkened not unto the voice of Jehovah. And they came as far as Tahpanhes.
English Revised Version
and they came into the land of Egypt; for they obeyed not the voice of the LORD: and they came even to Tahpanhes.
Webster's Bible Translation
So they came into the land of Egypt: for they obeyed not the voice of the LORD: thus they came even to Tahpanhes.
World English Bible
and they came into the land of Egypt; for they didn't obey the voice of Yahweh: and they came to Tahpanhes.
Young's Literal Translation
and they enter the land of Egypt, for they have not hearkened to the voice of Jehovah, and they enter unto Tahpanhes.
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In the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign "Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem," to besiege the city. 2 Kings 25:1. The outlook for Judah was hopeless. "Behold, I am against thee," the Lord Himself declared through Ezekiel. "I the Lord have drawn forth My sword out of his sheath" it shall not return any more. . . . Every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water." "I will pour out Mine indignation …
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