Ezekiel 32:1-6 NIV

A Lament for Pharaoh

1 In the twelfth year, in the twelfth month on the first day, the word of the LORD came to me:1

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2 "Son of man, take up a lament2 concerning Pharaoh king of Egypt and say to him: " 'You are like a lion3 among the nations; you are like a monster4 in the seas5 thrashing about in your streams, churning the water with your feet and muddying the streams.6

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3 " 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: " 'With a great throng of people I will cast my net over you, and they will haul you up in my net.7

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4 I will throw you on the land and hurl you on the open field. I will let all the birds of the air settle on you and all the beasts of the earth gorge themselves on you.8

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5 I will spread your flesh on the mountains and fill the valleys9 with your remains.

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6 I will drench the land with your flowing blood10 all the way to the mountains, and the ravines will be filled with your flesh.11

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