Jeremiah 42:16
then the sword you fear will overtake you there, and the famine you dread will follow on your heels into Egypt, and you will die there.
Cross References
Jeremiah 27:8
As for the nation or kingdom that does not serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and does not place its neck under his yoke, I will punish that nation by sword and famine and plague, declares the LORD, until I have destroyed it by his hand.

Jeremiah 41:18
to escape the Chaldeans. For they were afraid of the Chaldeans because Ishmael son of Nethaniah had struck down Gedaliah son of Ahikam, whom the king of Babylon had appointed over the land.

Jeremiah 44:13
I will punish those who live in the land of Egypt, just as I punished Jerusalem, by sword and famine and plague,

Jeremiah 44:27
I am watching over them for harm and not for good, and every man of Judah who is in the land of Egypt will meet his end by sword or famine, until they are finished off.

Ezekiel 11:8
You fear the sword, so I will bring the sword against you, declares the Lord GOD.

Amos 9:1
I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and He said: "Strike the tops of the pillars so that the thresholds shake. Topple them on the heads of all the people, and I will kill the rest with the sword. None of those who flee will get away; none of the fugitives will escape.

Treasury of Scripture
Then it shall come to pass, that the sword, which you feared, shall overtake you there in the land of Egypt, and the famine, whereof you were afraid, shall follow close after you there in Egypt; and there you shall die.

that the sword.

Jeremiah 42:13
But if ye say, We will not dwell in this land, neither obey the voice of the LORD your God,

Jeremiah 44:13,27
For I will punish them that dwell in the land of Egypt, as I have punished Jerusalem, by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: …

Deuteronomy 28:15,22,45
But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee: …

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Jeremiah 44:11,12,27
Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will set my face against you for evil, and to cut off all Judah…


Jeremiah 42:15
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