Ezekiel 30:20-26 NLT

20 On April 29, a during the eleventh year of King Jehoiachin's captivity, this message came to me from the LORD:

References for Ezekiel 30:20

    • – 30:20 - Hebrew <I>On the seventh day of the first month,</I> of the Hebrew calendar. This event occurred on April 29, 587 <MS>B.C.</I>; also see note on 29:1.
      21 "Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh, the king of Egypt. His arm has not been put in a cast so that it may heal. Neither has it been bound up with a splint to make it strong enough to hold a sword.
      22 Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am the enemy of Pharaoh, the king of Egypt! I will break both of his arms -- the good arm along with the broken one -- and I will make his sword clatter to the ground.
      23 I will scatter the Egyptians to many lands throughout the world.
      24 I will strengthen the arms of Babylon's king and put my sword in his hand. But I will break the arms of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and he will lie there mortally wounded, groaning in pain.
      25 I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, while the arms of Pharaoh fall useless to his sides. And when I put my sword in the hand of Babylon's king and he brings it against the land of Egypt, Egypt will know that I am the LORD.
      26 I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations. Then they will know that I am the LORD."