And I will scatter to every wind all that [are] about him
Either his bodyguards, the men of war that were with him when he fled, ( Jeremiah 52:7 ) ; or his auxiliary troops, the Egyptians, whom he had taken into his pay for his assistance: and all his bands:
or "wings" F23; the wings of his army. The Targum interprets it his army; these were all scattered from him when he was taken, ( Jeremiah 52:8 ) ; and I will draw out the sword after them:
which fled into Egypt, and other countries; so that they did not escape, though they went not into captivity; see ( Ezekiel 5:12 ) .
F23 (wypga) "alas militum", Montanus; "alas ejus", Cocceius, Starckius; so Ben Melech.