Ezekiel 29:1-16 NAS

Judgment of Egypt

1 In the 1tenth year, in the tenth month, on the twelfth * of the month, the word of the LORD came to me saying,

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2 "Son of man, set your face against 2Pharaoh king of Egypt and prophesy against him and against all 3Egypt.

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3 "Speak and say, 'Thus says the Lord aGOD, "Behold, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt, The great b4monster that lies in the midst of his crivers, That 5has said, 'My Nile is mine, and I myself have made it.'

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    • Ȁ 29:3 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD, and so throughout the ch
    • ȁ 29:3 - Lit "tannim"
    • Ȃ 29:3 - Or "Nile"
      4 "I will put 6hooks in your jaws And make the fish of your drivers cling to your scales. And I will bring you up out of the midst of your erivers, And all the fish of your frivers will cling to your scales.

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        • ȃ 29:4 - Or "Nile"
        • Ȅ 29:4 - Or "Nile"
        • ȅ 29:4 - Or "Nile"
          5 "I will 7abandon you to the wilderness, you and all the fish of your grivers; You will fall on the hopen field; you will not be brought together or i8gathered. I have given you for 9food to the beasts of the earth and to the birds of the sky.

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            • Ȇ 29:5 - Or "Nile"
            • ȇ 29:5 - Lit "faces of the field"
            • Ȉ 29:5 - Or with several mss and Targum, "buried"
              6 "Then all the inhabitants of Egypt will know that I am the LORD, Because they have been only a 10staff made of reed to the house of Israel.

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              7 "When they took hold of you with the hand, You 11broke and tore all their jhands; And when they leaned on you, You broke and made all their loins kquake."

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                • ȉ 29:7 - So with some ancient versions; M.T. "shoulders"
                • Ȋ 29:7 - Lit "stand"
                  8 'Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will 12bring upon you a sword and I will cut off from you man and beast.

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                  9 "The 13land of Egypt will become a desolation and waste. Then they will know that I am the LORD. Because lyou 14said, 'The Nile is mine, and I have made it,'

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                  10 therefore, behold, I am 15against you and against your mrivers, and I will make the land of Egypt an utter waste and desolation, from Migdol to Syene and even to the border of nEthiopia.

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                      11 "A man's foot will 16not pass through it, and the foot of a beast will not pass through it, and it will not be inhabited for forty years.

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                      12 "So I will make the land of Egypt a desolation in the 17midst of desolated lands. And her cities, in the midst of cities that are laid waste, will be desolate forty years; and I will 18scatter the Egyptians among the nations and disperse them among the lands."

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                      13 'For thus says the Lord GOD, "At the end of forty years I will 19gather the Egyptians from the peoples oamong whom * they were scattered.

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                      14 "I will turn the fortunes of Egypt and make them return to the land of 20Pathros, to the land of their origin, and there they will be a lowly kingdom.

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                      15 "It will be the 21lowest of the kingdoms, and it will never again lift itself up above the nations. And I will make them so small that they will not 22rule over the nations.

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                      16 "And it will never again be the 23confidence of the house of Israel, p24bringing to mind the iniquity of their having turned qto Egypt. Then they will know that I am the Lord GOD.""'

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                        • ȏ 29:16 - Lit "causing to remember"
                        • Ȑ 29:16 - Lit "after them"