Ezekiel 29 NRS

1 In the tenth year, in the tenth month, on the twelfth day of the month, the word of the Lord came to me:
2 Mortal, set your face against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy against him and against all Egypt;
3 speak, and say, Thus says the Lord God: I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great dragon sprawling in the midst of its channels, saying, "My Nile is my own; I made it for myself."
4 I will put hooks in your jaws, and make the fish of your channels stick to your scales. I will draw you up from your channels, with all the fish of your channels sticking to your scales.
5 I will fling you into the wilderness, you and all the fish of your channels; you shall fall in the open field, and not be gathered and buried. To the animals of the earth and to the birds of the air I have given you as food.
6 Then all the inhabitants of Egypt shall know that I am the Lord because you a were a staff of reed to the house of Israel;

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    • Ì 29:6 - Gk Syr Vg: Heb [they]
      7 when they grasped you with the hand, you broke, and tore all their shoulders; and when they leaned on you, you broke, and made all their legs unsteady. b

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        • Í 29:7 - Syr: Heb [stand]
          8 Therefore, thus says the Lord God: I will bring a sword upon you, and will cut off from you human being and animal;
          9 and the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste. Then they shall know that I am the Lord. Because you c said, "The Nile is mine, and I made it,"

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            • Î 29:9 - Gk Syr Vg: Heb [he]
              10 therefore, I am against you, and against your channels, and I will make the land of Egypt an utter waste and desolation, from Migdol to Syene, as far as the border of Ethiopia. d

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                • Ï 29:10 - Or [Nubia]; Heb [Cush]
                  11 No human foot shall pass through it, and no animal foot shall pass through it; it shall be uninhabited forty years.
                  12 I will make the land of Egypt a desolation among desolated countries; and her cities shall be a desolation forty years among cities that are laid waste. I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations, and disperse them among the countries.
                  13 Further, thus says the Lord God: At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the peoples among whom they were scattered;
                  14 and I will restore the fortunes of Egypt, and bring them back to the land of Pathros, the land of their origin; and there they shall be a lowly kingdom.
                  15 It shall be the most lowly of the kingdoms, and never again exalt itself above the nations; and I will make them so small that they will never again rule over the nations.
                  16 The Egyptians e shall never again be the reliance of the house of Israel; they will recall their iniquity, when they turned to them for aid. Then they shall know that I am the Lord God.

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                      17 In the twenty-seventh year, in the first month, on the first day of the month, the word of the Lord came to me:
                      18 Mortal, King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon made his army labor hard against Tyre; every head was made bald and every shoulder was rubbed bare; yet neither he nor his army got anything from Tyre to pay for the labor that he had expended against it.
                      19 Therefore thus says the Lord God: I will give the land of Egypt to King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon; and he shall carry off its wealth and despoil it and plunder it; and it shall be the wages for his army.
                      20 I have given him the land of Egypt as his payment for which he labored, because they worked for me, says the Lord God.
                      21 On that day I will cause a horn to sprout up for the house of Israel, and I will open your lips among them. Then they shall know that I am the Lord.