bring thee into Egypt
However, he must not acquire many horses for himself or send the people back to Egypt to acquire many horses, for the LORD has told you, 'You are never to go back that way again.'
and they went to the land of Egypt because they did not obey the voice of the LORD. They went as far as Tahpanhes.
And I will take away the remnant of Judah, those who have resolved to go to the land of Egypt to live there for a while; they will meet their end. All of them in the land of Egypt will fall by the sword; they will meet their end by famine. From the least to the greatest, they will die by the sword and by famine. Then they will become an object of execration, of scorn, of cursing, and of disgrace.
Though they offer sacrificial gifts and eat the flesh, the LORD does not accept them. Now He will remember their guilt and punish their sins; they will return to Egypt.
They will not stay in the land of the LORD. Instead, Ephraim will return to Egypt, and they will eat unclean food in Assyria.
there ye shall
I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the place of slavery.
and said, "We have done our best to buy back our Jewish countrymen who were sold to foreigners, but now you sell your own countrymen, and we have to buy them back." They remained silent and could not say a word.
For my people and I have been sold out to destruction, death, and extermination. If we had merely been sold as male and female slaves, I would have kept silent. Indeed, the trouble wouldn't be worth burdening the king."
They cast lots for My people; they bartered a boy for a prostitute and sold a girl for wine to drink.
And also: Tyre, Sidon, and all the territories of Philistia-- what are you to Me? Are you paying Me back or trying to get even with Me? I will quickly bring retribution on your heads.
For you took My silver and gold and carried My finest treasures to your temples.
You sold the people of Judah and Jerusalem to the Greeks to remove them far from their own territory.
Look, I am about to rouse them up from the place where you sold them; I will bring retribution on your heads.
They will fall by the edge of the sword and be led captive into all the nations, and Jerusalem will be trampled by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.