also the plants1 along the Nile, at the mouth of the river. Every sown field2 along the Nile will become parched, will blow away and be no more.3
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The fishermen4 will groan and lament, all who cast hooks5 into the Nile; those who throw nets on the water will pine away.
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Those who work with combed flax6 will despair, the weavers of fine linen7 will lose hope.
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The workers in cloth will be dejected, and all the wage earners will be sick at heart.
The officials of Zoan8 are nothing but fools; the wise counselors9 of Pharaoh give senseless advice.10 How can you say to Pharaoh, "I am one of the wise men,11 a disciple of the ancient kings"?
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Where are your wise men12 now? Let them show you and make known what the LORD Almighty has planned13 against Egypt.
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The officials of Zoan14 have become fools, the leaders of Memphis15 are deceived; the cornerstones16 of her peoples have led Egypt astray.
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The LORD has poured into them a spirit of dizziness;17 they make Egypt stagger in all that she does, as a drunkard staggers18 around in his vomit.
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There is nothing Egypt can do-- head or tail, palm branch or reed.19
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In that day20 the Egyptians will be like women.21 They will shudder with fear22 at the uplifted hand23 that the LORD Almighty raises against them.
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And the land of Judah will bring terror to the Egyptians; everyone to whom Judah is mentioned will be terrified,24 because of what the LORD Almighty is planning25 against them.
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