Ezekiel 30:16-26 NIV

16 I will set fire to Egypt; Pelusium will writhe in agony. Thebes will be taken by storm; Memphis will be in constant distress.

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17 The young men of Heliopolis and Bubastis will fall by the sword, and the cities themselves will go into captivity.

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18 Dark will be the day at Tahpanhes when I break the yoke of Egypt; there her proud strength will come to an end. She will be covered with clouds, and her villages will go into captivity.

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      19 So I will inflict punishment on Egypt, and they will know that I am the LORD.’ ”

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      Pharaoh’s Arms Are Broken

      20 In the eleventh year, in the first month on the seventh day, the word of the LORD came to me:

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      21 “Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt. It has not been bound up to be healed or put in a splint so that it may become strong enough to hold a sword.

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      22 Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am against Pharaoh king of Egypt. I will break both his arms, the good arm as well as the broken one, and make the sword fall from his hand.

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      23 I will disperse the Egyptians among the nations and scatter them through the countries.

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      24 I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon and put my sword in his hand, but I will break the arms of Pharaoh, and he will groan before him like a mortally wounded man.

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      25 I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, but the arms of Pharaoh will fall limp. Then they will know that I am the LORD, when I put my sword into the hand of the king of Babylon and he brandishes it against Egypt.

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      26 I will disperse the Egyptians among the nations and scatter them through the countries. Then they will know that I am the LORD.”

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      • a 30:4 - That is, the upper Nile region; also in verses 5 and 9