Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Thus I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, but the arms of Pharaoh will fall. Then they will know that I am the Lord, when I put My sword into the hand of the king of Babylon and he stretches it out against the land of Egypt.

King James Version

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 Egypt.

Holman Bible

I will strengthen the arms of Babylon’s king, but Pharaoh’s arms will fall. They will know that I am Yahweh when I place My sword in the hand of Babylon’s king and he wields it against the land of Egypt.

International Standard Version

When I strengthen the military might of Babylon, the military might of Pharaoh will fail, and then they will learn that I am the LORD when I place my own sword in the hand of the king of Babylon. He will attack the land of Egypt.

A Conservative Version

And I will hold up the arms of the king of Babylon, and the arms of Pharaoh shall fall down. And they shall know that I am LORD when I shall put my sword into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall stretch it out upon the la

American Standard Version

And I will hold up the arms of the king of Babylon; and the arms of Pharaoh shall fall down; and they shall know that I am Jehovah, when I shall put my sword into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall stretch it out upon the land of Egypt.

Amplified

But I will strengthen and hold up the arms of the king of Babylon and the arms of Pharaoh will fall down. Then the people [of Egypt] will know that I am the Lord, when I put My sword into the hand of the king of Babylon and he stretches it out against the land of Egypt.

Bible in Basic English

And I will make the arms of the king of Babylon strong, and the arms of Pharaoh will be hanging down; and they will be certain that I am the Lord, when I put my sword into the hand of the king of Babylon and it is stretched out against the land of Egypt.

Darby Translation

And 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 Jehovah, when I have put my sword into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall have stretched it out upon the land of Egypt.

Julia Smith Translation

And I strengthened the arms of the king of Babel, and the arms of Pharaoh shall fall; and they knew that I am Jehovah in my giving my sword into the hand of the king of Babel; and he stretched it out against the land of Egypt.

King James 2000

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 Egypt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will strengthen the arm of the king of Babylon, and the arms of Pharaoh will fall. And they will know that I [am] Yahweh when I give my sword into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will stretch it out to the land of Egypt.

Modern King James verseion

But I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and the arms of Pharaoh shall fall. And they shall know that I am Jehovah, when I shall put My sword into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall stretch it on the land of Egypt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea I will establish the king of Babylon's arm, and the armies of Pharaoh shall fall down: that it may be known that I am the LORD, which give the king of Babylon my sword in his hand, that he may draw it out upon the land of Egypt.

NET Bible

I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, but the arms of Pharaoh will fall limp. Then they will know that I am the Lord when I place my sword in the hand of the king of Babylon and he extends it against the land of Egypt.

New Heart English Bible

I will hold up 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 on the land of Egypt.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea I will uphold the arms of the king of Babylon, But the arms of Pharaoh shall fall, And they shall know that I am Yahweh By my putting my sword into the hand of the king of Babylon, And he shall stretch it out against the land of Egypt.

Webster

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 Egypt.

World English Bible

I will hold up the arms of the king of Babylon; and the arms of Pharaoh shall fall down; and they shall know that I am Yahweh, when I shall put my sword into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall stretch it out on the land of Egypt.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I have strengthened the arms of the king of Babylon, And the arms of Pharaoh do fall down, And they have known that I am Jehovah, In My giving My sword into the hand of the king of Babylon, And he hath stretched it out toward the land of Egypt.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the arms
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

of the king
מלך 
melek 
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521
Usage: 2521

of Babylon
בּבל 
babel 
בּבל 
babel 
Usage: 262
Usage: 262

and the arms
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

of Pharaoh
פּרעה 
Par`oh 
Usage: 268

that I am the Lord

Usage: 0

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

my sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

into the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

upon the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Context Readings

A Lament Over The Nation And Land Of Egypt

24 For I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon and put My sword in his hand; and I will break the arms of Pharaoh, so that he will groan before him with the groanings of a wounded man. 25 Thus I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, but the arms of Pharaoh will fall. Then they will know that I am the Lord, when I put My sword into the hand of the king of Babylon and he stretches it out against the land of Egypt. 26 When I scatter the Egyptians among the nations and disperse them among the lands, then they will know that I am the Lord.’”



Cross References

Psalm 9:16

The Lord has made Himself known;
He has executed judgment.
In the work of his own hands the wicked is snared. Higgaion Selah.

Ezekiel 29:16

And it will never again be the confidence of the house of Israel, bringing to mind the iniquity of their having turned to Egypt. Then they will know that I am the Lord God.”’”

Ezekiel 29:21

“On that day I will make a horn sprout for the house of Israel, and I will open your mouth in their midst. Then they will know that I am the Lord.”

Ezekiel 30:19

“Thus I will execute judgments on Egypt,
And they will know that I am the Lord.”’”

Ezekiel 30:26

When I scatter the Egyptians among the nations and disperse them among the lands, then they will know that I am the Lord.’”

Ezekiel 32:15

“When I make the land of Egypt a desolation,
And the land is destitute of that which filled it,
When I smite all those who live in it,
Then they shall know that I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 38:16

and you will come up against My people Israel like a cloud to cover the land. It shall come about in the last days that I will bring you against My land, so that the nations may know Me when I am sanctified through you before their eyes, O Gog.”

Ezekiel 38:23

I will magnify Myself, sanctify Myself, and make Myself known in the sight of many nations; and they will know that I am the Lord.”’

Ezekiel 39:21-22

“And I will set My glory among the nations; and all the nations will see My judgment which I have executed and My hand which I have laid on them.

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