Jeremiah 2:14-16 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
14 Is Israel a servant? Is he a homeborn slave? Why has he become a captive and a prey?
15 The young lions have roared over him and made their voices heard. And they have made his land a waste; his cities are burned ruins without inhabitant.
16 Moreover, the children of Memphis and Tahpanhes (Egypt) [have in times past shown their power as a foe; they] have broken and fed on the crown of your head [Israel]—so do not rely on them as an ally now.
Jeremiah 2:14-16 New International Version (NIV)
14 Is Israel a servant, a slave by birth?