Egypt will hiss like a slithering snake, for the enemy will advance in force; with axes they will come against her like woodsmen cutting down trees.
Cross ReferencesJoshua 9:21
They continued, "Let them live, but let them be woodcutters and water carriers for the whole congregation." So the leaders kept their promise.
like men wielding axes, in a thicket of trees,
Even the mercenaries among her are like fattened calves. They too will turn back; together they will flee; they will not stand their ground, for the day of their calamity is coming upon them--the time of their punishment.
They will chop down her forest, declares the LORD, dense though it may be, for they are more numerous than locusts; they cannot be counted.
Chapter Outline1. Jeremiah prophesies the overthrow of Pharaoh's army at Euphrates
13. and the conquest of Egypt by Nebuchadnezzar
27. He comforts Jacob in his chastisement
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