||quod factum est verbum Domini ad Hieremiam prophetam contra gentes
The word of the Lord that came to Jeremias the prophet against the Gentiles,
||ad Aegyptum adversum exercitum Pharaonis Nechao regis Aegypti qui erat iuxta flumen Eufraten in Charchamis quem percussit Nabuchodonosor rex Babylonis in quarto anno Ioachim filii Iosiae regis Iuda
Against Egypt, against the army of Pharao Nechao king of Egypt, which was by the river Euphrates in Charcamis, whom Nabuchodonosor the king of Babylon defeated, in the fourth year of Joakim the son of Josias king of Juda.
||praeparate scutum et clypeum et procedite ad bellum
Prepare ye the shield and buckler, and go forth to battle.
||iungite equos et ascendite equites state in galeis polite lanceas induite vos loricis
Harness the horses, and get up, ye horsemen: stand forth with helmets, furbish the spears, put on coats of mail.
||quid igitur vidi ipsos pavidos et terga vertentes fortes eorum caesos fugerunt conciti nec respexerunt terror undique ait Dominus
What then? I have seen them dismayed, and turning their backs, their valiant ones slain: they fled apace, and they looked not back: terror was round about, saith the Lord.
||non fugiat velox nec salvari se putet fortis ad aquilonem iuxta flumen Eufraten victi sunt et ruerunt
Let not the swift flee away, nor the strong think to escape: they are overthrown, and fallen down, towards the north by the river Euphrates.
||quis est iste qui quasi flumen ascendit et veluti fluviorum intumescunt gurgites eius
Who is this that cometh up as a flood: and his streams swell like those of rivers?
||Aegyptus fluminis instar ascendet et velut flumina movebuntur fluctus eius et dicet ascendens operiam terram perdam civitatem et habitatores eius
Egypt riseth up like a flood, and the waves thereof shall be moved as rivers, and he shall say: I will go up and will cover the earth: I will destroy the city, and its inhabitants.
||ascendite equos et exultate in curribus et procedant fortes Aethiopia et Lybies tenentes scutum et Lydii arripientes et iacientes sagittas
Get ye up on horses, and glory in chariots, and let the valiant men come forth, the Ethiopians, and the Libyans that hold the shield, and the Lydians that take, and shoot arrows.
||dies autem ille Domini Dei exercituum dies ultionis ut sumat vindictam de inimicis suis devorabit gladius et saturabitur et inebriabitur sanguine eorum victima enim Domini exercituum in terra aquilonis iuxta flumen Eufraten
For this is the day of the Lord the God of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may revenge himself of his enemies: the sword shall devour, and shall be filled, and shall be drunk with their blood: for there is a sacrifice of the Lord God of hosts in the north country, by the river Euphrates.
||ascende in Galaad et tolle resinam virgo filia Aegypti frustra multiplicas medicamina sanitas non erit tibi
Go up into Galaad, and take balm, O virgin daughter of Egypt: in vain dost thou multiply medicines, there shall be no cure for thee.
||audierunt gentes ignominiam tuam et ululatus tuus replevit terram quia fortis inpegit in fortem ambo pariter conciderunt
The nations have heard of thy disgrace, and thy howling hath filled the land: for the strong hath stumbled against the strong, and both are fallen together.
||verbum quod locutus est Dominus ad Hieremiam prophetam super eo quod venturus esset Nabuchodonosor rex Babylonis et percussurus terram Aegypti
The word that the Lord spoke to Jeremias the prophet, how Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon should come and strike the land of Egypt:
||adnuntiate Aegypto et auditum facite Magdolo et resonet in Memphis et in Tafnis dicite sta et praepara te quia devoravit gladius ea quae per circuitum tuum sunt
Declare ye to Egypt, and publish it in Magdal, and let it be known in Memphis, and in Taphnis: say ye: Stand up, and prepare thyself: for the sword shall devour all round about thee.
||quare conputruit fortis tuus non stetit quoniam Dominus subvertit eum
Why are thy valiant men come to nothing? they stood not: because the Lord hath overthrown them.
||multiplicavit ruentes ceciditque vir ad proximum suum et dicent surge et revertamur ad populum nostrum et ad terram nativitatis nostrae a facie gladii columbae
He hath multiplied them that fall, and one hath fallen upon another, and they shall say: Arise, and let us return to our own people, and to the land of our nativity, from the sword of the dove.
||vocate nomen Pharao regis Aegypti Tumultum adduxit tempus
Call ye the name of Pharao king of Egypt, a tumult time hath brought.
||vivo ego inquit Rex Dominus exercituum nomen eius quoniam sicut Thabor in montibus et sicut Carmelus in mari veniet
As I live, saith the King, (whose name is the Lord of hosts,) as Thabor is among the mountains, and as Carmel by the sea, so shall he come.
||vasa transmigrationis fac tibi habitatrix filia Aegypti quia Memphis in solitudinem erit et deseretur inhabitabilis
Furnish thyself to go into captivity, thou daughter inhabitant of Egypt: for Memphis shall be made desolate, and shall be forsaken and uninhabited.
||vitula eligans atque formonsa Aegyptus stimulator ab aquilone veniet ei
Egypt is like a fair and beautiful heifer: there shall come from the north one that shall goad her.
||mercennarii quoque eius qui versabantur in medio eius quasi vituli saginati versi sunt et fugerunt simul nec stare potuerunt quia dies interfectionis eorum venit super eos tempus visitationis eorum
Her hirelings also that lived in the midst of her, like fatted calves are turned back, and are fled away together, and they could not stand, for the day of their slaughter is come upon them, the time of their visitation.
||vox eius quasi aeris sonabit quoniam cum exercitu properabunt et cum securibus venient ei quasi ligna caedentes
Her voice shall sound like brass, for they shall hasten with an army, and with axes they shall come against her, as hewers of wood.
||succiderunt saltum eius ait Dominus qui supputari non potest multiplicati sunt super lucustas et non est eis numerus
They have cut down her forest, saith the Lord, which cannot be counted: they are multiplied above locusts, and are without number.
||confusa est filia Aegypti et tradita in manu populi aquilonis
The daughter of Egypt is confounded, and delivered into the hand of the people of the north.
||dixit Dominus exercituum Deus Israhel ecce ego visitabo super tumultum Alexandriae et super Pharao et super Aegyptum et super deos eius et super reges eius et super Pharao et super eos qui confidunt in eo
The Lord of hosts the God of Israel hath said: Behold I will visit upon the tumult of Alexandria, and upon Pharao, and upon Egypt, and upon her gods, and upon her kings, and upon Pharao, and upon them that trust in him.
||et dabo eos in manu quaerentium animam eorum et in manu Nabuchodonosor regis Babylonis et in manu servorum eius et post haec habitabitur sicut diebus pristinis ait Dominus
And I will deliver them into the hand of them that seek their lives, and into the hand of Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon, and into the hand of his servants: and afterwards it shall be inhabited, as in the days of old, saith the Lord.
||et tu ne timeas serve meus Iacob et ne paveas Israhel quia ecce ego salvum te faciam de longinquo et semen tuum de terra captivitatis suae et revertetur Iacob et quiescet et prosperabitur et non erit qui exterreat eum
And thou my servant Jacob, fear not and be not thou dismayed, O Israel: for behold I will save thee from afar off, and thy seed out of the land of thy captivity: and Jacob shall return and be at rest, and prosper: and there shall be none to terrify him.
||et tu noli timere serve meus Iacob ait Dominus quia tecum ego sum quia consumam ego cunctas gentes ad quas eieci te te vero non consumam sed castigabo te in iudicio nec quasi innocenti parcam tibi
And thou, my servant Jacob, fear not, saith the Lord: because I am with thee, for I will consume all the nations to which I have cast thee out: but thee I will not consume, but I will correct thee in judgment, neither will I spare thee as if thou wert innocent.