But do not fear, O My servant Jacob,And do not be dismayed, O Israel! For behold, I will save you from afar,And your offspring from the land of their captivity;Jacob shall return, have rest and be at ease;No one shall make him afraid. Jeremiah 46 tells us of Pharaoh Necho, King of Egypt. Necho had killed good King Josiah of Judah (2 Chronicles 35:20-27). After his return to Egypt, Necho deposed and deported Josiah's son Jehoahaz, and made Jehoiakim his puppet king in Jerusalem. In 606 B.C.