AgainstEgypt, against the army of Pharaohnechoking of Egypt, which was by the riverEuphrates in Carchemish, whichNebuchadrezzarking of Babylonsmote in the fourthyear of Jehoiakim the son of Josiahking of Judah.
For this is the day of the Lord GOD of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries: and the swordshalldevour, and it shall be satiate and madedrunkwiththeirblood: for the Lord GOD of hostshath a sacrifice in the northcountry by the riverEuphrates.
Also her hired men are in the midst of her likefattedbullocks; for theyalso are turnedback, and are fledawaytogether: they did not stand, because the day of theircalamity was comeuponthem, and the time of theirvisitation.
And I willdelivertheminto the hand of thosethatseektheirlives, and into the hand of Nebuchadrezzarking of Babylon, and into the hand of his servants: and afterward it shall be inhabited, as in the days of old, saith the LORD.
But fear not thou, O my servantJacob, and be not dismayed, O Israel: for, behold, I willsavetheefromafar off, and thy seedfrom the land of theircaptivity; and Jacobshallreturn, and be in rest and at ease, and noneshallmake him afraid.
Fearthou not, O Jacob my servant, saith the LORD: for I am withthee; for I willmake a full end of all the nationswhither I havedriventhee: but I will not make a full end of thee, but correctthee in measure; yet will I not leavetheewhollyunpunished.