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Ezekiel 30:21

Overview - Ezekiel 30
The desolation of Egypt and her helpers.
20 The arm of Babylon shall be strengthened to break the arm of Egypt.
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Ezekiel 30:21  (King James Version)
Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and, lo, it shall not be bound up to be healed, to put a roller to bind it, to make it strong to hold the sword.
 


Son of man
This prophecy was delivered soon after the Egyptians under Pharaoh-hophra had come to relieve Jerusalem, and some months before the city was taken, being the eleventh year of Jeremiah's captivity, and answering to April 26, A
M. 3416. When the king of Babylon took from the king of Egypt, in the days of Pharaoh-necho, all his dominions in Asia, one of his arms was broken. God now declared that he should never recover these territories, or gain any ascendancy in that part of the world; nay, that his other arm, which was now strong, should soon be broken, and rendered utterly useless. This was fulfilled when Hophra was dethroned and driven into Upper Egypt by Amasis; and then Nebuchadnezzar, taking advantage of this civil discord, invaded and conquered that kingdom, and enslaved, dispersed, and carried captive the Egyptians.

I have
24 ; Psalms 10:15 ; 37:17 Jeremiah 48:25

it shall not
Isaiah 1:6 ; Jeremiah 30:13 ; 46:11 Jeremiah 51:8 Jeremiah 51:9 Nahum 3:16 ; Revelation 18:21
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