Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"The land of Egypt will become a desolation and waste Then they will know that I am the LORD Because you said, 'The Nile is mine, and I have made it,'

King James Version

And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

Holman Bible

The land of Egypt will be a desolate ruin. Then they will know that I am the Lord. Because you said: The Nile is my own; I made [it],

International Standard Version

and the land of Egypt will be turned into a desolate ruin. Then you will know that I am the LORD. Because Egypt said, "The Nile is mine. I made it!"

A Conservative Version

And the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste. And they shall know that I am LORD. Because he has said, The river is mine, and I have made it,

American Standard Version

And the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste; and they shall know that I am Jehovah. Because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it;

Amplified

And the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste. And they shall know (understand and realize) that I am the Lord [the Sovereign Ruler, Who calls forth loyalty and obedient service]. Because you have said, The river is mine and I have made it,

Bible in Basic English

And the land of Egypt will be an unpeopled waste; and they will be certain that I am the Lord: because he has said, The Nile is mine, and I made it.

Darby Translation

And the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste: and they shall know that I am Jehovah, because he saith, The river is mine, and I made it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the land of Egypt shall be made desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

Julia Smith Translation

And the land of Egypt was for desolation and waste; and they shall know that I am Jehovah, because he said, The river is to me; I made.

King James 2000

And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he has said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the land of Egypt will become desolation and ruins, and they will know that I [am] Yahweh because he said, 'The Nile [is] {mine}! And I, I made [it]!'

Modern King James verseion

And the land of Egypt shall be a desert and waste; and they shall know that I am Jehovah, because he has said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste, and they shall know that I am the LORD: Because he said, 'The water is mine, I myself have made it.'

NET Bible

The land of Egypt will become a desolate ruin. Then they will know that I am the Lord. Because he said, "The Nile is mine and I made it,"

New Heart English Bible

The land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD. Because he has said, 'The river is mine, and I have made it;'

The Emphasized Bible

And the land of Egypt shall become an astonishment and desolation, go shall they know that, I, am Yahweh, - Because he said - The river is mine own, Since, I, myself made it!

Webster

And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

World English Bible

The land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste; and they shall know that I am Yahweh. Because he has said, 'The river is mine, and I have made it;'

Youngs Literal Translation

And the land of Egypt hath been for a desolation and a waste, And they have known that I am Jehovah. Because he said: The flood is mine, and I made it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

שׁממה שׁממה 
Sh@mamah 
Usage: 57

that I am the Lord

Usage: 0

יאר 
Y@`or 
Usage: 65

is mine, and I have made

Usage: 0

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Yahweh's Judgment Upon Egypt

8 'Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will bring upon you a sword and I will cut off from you man and beast. 9 "The land of Egypt will become a desolation and waste Then they will know that I am the LORD Because you said, 'The Nile is mine, and I have made it,' 10 therefore, behold, I am against you and against your rivers, and I will make the land of Egypt an utter waste and desolation, from Migdol to Syene and even to the border of Ethiopia.


Cross References

Ezekiel 29:3

"Speak and say, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt, The great monster that lies in the midst of his rivers, That has said, 'My Nile is mine, and I myself have made it.'

Proverbs 16:18

Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.

Proverbs 18:12

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But humility goes before honor.

Ezekiel 29:10-12

therefore, behold, I am against you and against your rivers, and I will make the land of Egypt an utter waste and desolation, from Migdol to Syene and even to the border of Ethiopia.

Proverbs 29:23

A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.

Jeremiah 43:10-13

and say to them, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Behold, I am going to send and get Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, My servant, and I am going to set his throne right over these stones that I have hidden; and he will spread his canopy over them.

Ezekiel 30:7-8

"They will be desolate In the midst of the desolated lands; And her cities will be In the midst of the devastated cities.

Ezekiel 30:13-19

'Thus says the Lord GOD, "I will also destroy the idols And make the images cease from Memphis. And there will no longer be a prince in the land of Egypt; And I will put fear in the land of Egypt.

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