In the 1twelfthyear, in the twelfth month, on the first of the month, the word of the LORDcame to me saying,
2"Son of man, take up a 2lamentationoverPharaohking of Egypt and say to him, 'You acompared yourself to a young3lion of the nations, Yet you are like the 4monster in the seas; And you 5burstforth in your rivers And muddied the waters with your feet And bfouled their rivers.' "
3Thussays the LordcGOD, "Now I will 6spread My netover you With a company of manypeoples, And they shall lift you up in My net.
"I will leave you on the land; I will cast you on the dopenfield. And I will cause all the 7birds of the heavens to dwell on you, And I will satisfy the beasts of the wholeearthewith you.
"I will lay your flesh8on the mountains And fill the valleys with your refuse.
"I will also make the landdrink the discharge of your 9blood As far as the mountains, And the ravines will be full of you.