For the day is near,1 the day of the LORD 2 is near-- a day of clouds, a time of doom for the nations.
A sword will come against Egypt,3 and anguish will come upon Cush.a4 When the slain fall in Egypt, her wealth will be carried away and her foundations torn down.55
Cush and Put,6 Lydia and all Arabia,7 Libyab and the people8 of the covenant land will fall by the sword along with Egypt.96
" 'This is what the LORD says: " 'The allies of Egypt will fall and her proud strength will fail. From Migdol to Aswan10 they will fall by the sword within her, declares the Sovereign LORD.