Isaiah 19:1-8 NIV

A Prophecy Against Egypt

1 A prophecy against Egypt: See, the LORD rides on a swift cloud and is coming to Egypt. The idols of Egypt tremble before him, and the hearts of the Egyptians melt with fear.

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2 “I will stir up Egyptian against Egyptian— brother will fight against brother, neighbor against neighbor, city against city, kingdom against kingdom.

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3 The Egyptians will lose heart, and I will bring their plans to nothing; they will consult the idols and the spirits of the dead, the mediums and the spiritists.

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4 I will hand the Egyptians over to the power of a cruel master, and a fierce king will rule over them,” declares the Lord, the LORD Almighty.

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5 The waters of the river will dry up, and the riverbed will be parched and dry.

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6 The canals will stink; the streams of Egypt will dwindle and dry up. The reeds and rushes will wither,

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7 also the plants along the Nile, at the mouth of the river. Every sown field along the Nile will become parched, will blow away and be no more.

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8 The fishermen will groan and lament, all who cast hooks into the Nile; those who throw nets on the water will pine away.

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