Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I have given him the land of Egypt for his labor which he performed, because they acted for Me,” declares the Lord God.

King James Version

I have given him the land of Egypt for his labour wherewith he served against it, because they wrought for me, saith the Lord GOD.

Holman Bible

I have given him the land of Egypt as the pay he labored for, since they worked for Me.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

International Standard Version

I've given him the land of Egypt as a reward for attacking Tyre for me,' declares the Lord GOD.

A Conservative Version

I have given him the land of Egypt as his recompense for which he served, because they worked for me, says lord LORD.

American Standard Version

I have given him the land of Egypt as his recompense for which he served, because they wrought for me, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Amplified

I have given him the land of Egypt for the hard work which he did [against Tyre], because they did it for Me,” says the Lord God.

Bible in Basic English

I have given him the land of Egypt as the reward for his hard work, because they were working for me, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

I have given him the land of Egypt for his labour wherewith he served against it, because they wrought for me, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

I gave to him the land of Egypt the wages which he served against her, because they worked for me, says the Lord Jehovah.

King James 2000

I have given him the land of Egypt for his labor for which he served against it, because they wrought for me, says the Lord GOD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[As] his wages that he worked for, I will give to him the land of Egypt, because they worked for me," {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

I have given him the land of Egypt for his labor with which he served against it, because they worked for Me, says the Lord Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the work which he wrought about it, I have given him the land of Egypt, because they wrought for me, sayeth the LORD God.

NET Bible

I have given him the land of Egypt as his compensation for attacking Tyre, because they did it for me, declares the sovereign Lord.

New Heart English Bible

I have given him the land of Egypt as his recompense for which he served, because they worked for me,' says the Lord GOD.

The Emphasized Bible

As a reward for his labour wherewith he hath served, have I given to him the land of Egypt, - in that they wrought for me, Declareth My Lord, Yahweh.

Webster

I have given him the land of Egypt for his labor with which he served against it, because they wrought for me, saith the Lord GOD.

World English Bible

I have given him the land of Egypt as his recompense for which he served, because they worked for me, says the Lord Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

His wage for which he laboured I have given to him, The land of Egypt -- in that they wrought for Me, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

him the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

פּעלּה 
P@`ullah 
Usage: 14

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

for me, saith
נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

References

Context Readings

Babylon Receives Egypt As Compensation

19 Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said; Behold, I give the land of Egypt unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall take her multitude and gather her spoil and take her prey; and it shall be the wages for his army. 20 I have given him the land of Egypt for his labor which he performed, because they acted for Me,” declares the Lord God. 21 In that time I will cause the horn of the house of Israel to bud forth, and I will give thee the opening of the mouth in the midst of them; and they shall know that I am the LORD.



Cross References

Isaiah 10:6-7

I will send him against a hypocritical nation, and upon the people of my wrath will I send him to take spoil and to take prey and to ready them that they might be tread down like the mire of the streets.

Jeremiah 25:9

behold, I will send and take all the families of the north wind, saith the LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my slave, and will bring them against this land and against its inhabitants and against all these nations round about and will utterly destroy them and make them an astonishment, and a hissing, and perpetual desolations.

Isaiah 45:1-3

Thus saith the LORD to his Messiah, to Cyrus, whom I have taken by his right hand to subdue Gentiles before him and to loose the loins of kings. To open before him the two-leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut:

2 Kings 10:30

And the LORD said unto Jehu, Because thou hast done well in executing that which is right in my eyes and hast done unto the house of Ahab according to all that was in my heart, thy sons shall sit on the throne of Israel unto the fourth generation.

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