And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste
Men few or none being left in it, to till it, nor cattle found upon it: and they shall know that I am the Lord;
by these judgments executed upon them, now foretold; and which when come to pass, they will be obliged to acknowledge the omniscience and omnipotence of Jehovah: because thou hast said, the river is mine, and I have made it;
(See Gill on Ezekiel 29:3); this insolent expression was highly resented by the Lord, as appears by the repetition of it. The Targum is here, as before,
``the kingdom is mine, and I have subdued it;''but, notwithstanding this vaunt, he could not keep it.