Are you any better than Thebes, a surrounded by rivers, protected by water on all sides?
Ethiopia b and the land of Egypt were the source of her strength, which seemed without limit. The nations of Put and Libya also helped and supported her.
Yet Thebes fell, and her people were led away as captives. Her babies were dashed to death against the stones of the streets. Soldiers cast lots to see who would get the Egyptian officers as servants. All their leaders were bound in chains.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)