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JEREMIAH

24The daughter of Egypt is put to shame;
She is delivered into the hand of the people of the north.

25The Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, saith: Behold, I will punish Amon of No, and Pharaoh, and Egypt, with her gods, and her kings; even Pharaoh, and them that trust in him; 26and I will deliver them into the hand of those that seek their lives, and into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of his servants; and afterwards it shall be inhabited, as in the days of old, saith the Lord.


27But fear not thou, O Jacob My servant,
Neither be dismayed, O Israel;
For, lo, I will save thee from afar,
And thy seed from the land of their captivity;
And Jacob shall again be quiet and at ease,
And none shall make him afraid.
28Fear not thou, O Jacob My servant, saith the Lord,
For I am with thee;
For I will make a full end of all the nations whither I have driven thee,
But I will not make a full end of thee;
And I will correct thee in measure,
But will not utterly destroy thee.


47The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the Philistines, before that Pharaoh smote Gaza.

2Thus saith the Lord:
Behold, waters rise up out of the north,
And shall become an overflowing stream,
And they shall overflow the land and all that is therein,
The city and them that dwell therein;
And the men shall cry,
And all the inhabitants of the land shall wail.
3At the noise of the stamping of the hoofs of his strong ones,
At the rushing of his chariots, at the rumbling of his wheels,
The fathers look not back to their children
For feebleness of hands;
4Because of the day that cometh
To spoil all the Philistines,
To cut off from Tyre and Zidon
Every helper that remaineth;
For the Lord will spoil the Philistines,
The remnant of the isle of Caphtor.
5Baldness is come upon Gaza,
Ashkelon is brought to nought, the remnant of their valley;
How long wilt thou cut thyself?
6O thou sword of the Lord,
How long will it be ere thou be quiet?
Put up thyself into thy scabbard,
Rest, and be still.
7How canst thou be quiet?
For the Lord hath given it a charge;
Against Ashkelon, and against the sea-shore,
There hath He appointed it.


48Of Moab.


Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel:
Woe unto Nebo! for it is spoiled;
Kiriathaim is put to shame, it is taken;
Misgab is put to shame and dismayed.
2The praise of Moab is no more;

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