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and every person that Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had left with
Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Jeremiah the prophet,
and Baruch the son of Neriah.
JER 43:7 So they came into the land of Egypt: for they obeyed not the
voice of the LORD: thus came they even to Tahpanhes.
JER 43:8 Then came the word of the LORD unto Jeremiah in Tahpanhes,
JER 43:9 Take great stones in thine hand, and hide them in the clay in
the brickkiln, which is at the entry of Pharaoh's house in Tahpanhes, in
the sight of the men of Judah;
JER 43:10 And say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of
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