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him, and hath taken an oath of him: he hath also taken the mighty of the
EZE 17:14 That the kingdom might be base, that it might not lift itself
up, but that by keeping of his covenant it might stand.
EZE 17:15 But he rebelled against him in sending his ambassadors into
Egypt, that they might give him horses and much people. Shall he
prosper? shall he escape that doeth such things? or shall he break the
covenant, and be delivered?
EZE 17:16 As I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely in the place where the
king dwelleth that made him king, whose oath he despised, and whose
covenant he brake, even with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.
King James Bible