Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Howl ye, Woe worth the
For the day is near, even the day of the LORD is near, a cloudy day; it shall be
the time of the heathen.
And the sword shall come upon Egypt, and great pain shall be in Ethiopia, when the
slain shall fall in Egypt, and they shall take away her multitude, and her foundations
shall be broken down.
Ethiopia, and Libya, and Lydia, and all the mingled people, and Chub, and the men
of the land that is in league, shall fall with them by the sword.
Thus saith the LORD; They also that uphold Egypt shall fall; and the pride of her
power shall come down: from the tower of Syene shall they fall in it by the sword,
saith the Lord GOD.
And they shall be desolate in the midst of the countries that are desolate, and her
cities shall be in the midst of the cities that are wasted.
And they shall know that I am the LORD, when I have set a fire in Egypt, and when
all her helpers shall be destroyed.
In that day shall messengers go forth from me in ships to make the careless
Ethiopians afraid, and great pain shall come upon them, as in the day of Egypt: for,
lo, it cometh.
Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also make the multitude of Egypt to cease by the
hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon.
He and his people with him, the terrible of the nations, shall be brought to
destroy the land: and they shall draw their swords against Egypt, and fill the land
with the slain.
And I will make the rivers dry, and sell the land into the hand of the wicked: and
I will make the land waste, and all that is therein, by the hand of strangers: I the
LORD have spoken it.
Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also destroy the idols, and I will cause their
images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt:
and I will put a fear in the land of Egypt.
And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set fire in Zoan, and will execute
judgements in No.
And I will pour my fury upon Sin, the strength of Egypt; and I will cut off the
multitude of No.
And I will set fire in Egypt: Sin shall have great pain, and No shall be rent
asunder, and Noph shall have distresses daily.
The young men of Aven and of Pibeseth shall fall by the sword: and these cities
shall go into captivity.
At Tehaphnehes also the day shall be darkened, when I shall break there the yokes
of Egypt: and the pomp of her strength shall cease in her: as for her, a cloud shall
cover her, and her daughters shall go into captivity.
Thus will I execute judgements in Egypt: and they shall know that I am the
And it came to pass in the eleventh year, in the first month, in the seventh day of
the month, that the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and, lo, it shall not
be bound up to be healed, to put a roller to bind it, to make it strong to hold the
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and
will break his arms, the strong, and that which was broken; and I will cause the sword
to fall out of his hand.
And I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations, and will disperse them through
And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put my sword in his
hand: but I will break Pharaoh’s arms, and he shall groan before him with the
groanings of a deadly wounded man.
But I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and the arms of Pharaoh
shall fall down; and they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall put my sword into
the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall stretch it out upon the land of
And I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations, and disperse them among the
countries; and they shall know that I am the LORD.