Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Ha! land shadowing with wings, which art beyond the rivers of Cush,

New American Standard Bible

Alas, oh land of whirring wings Which lies beyond the rivers of Cush,

King James Version

Woe to the land shadowing with wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia:

Holman Bible

Ah! The land of buzzing insect wings
beyond the rivers of Cush

International Standard Version

Woe to the land of whirring wings that is beyond the rivers of Cush,

A Conservative Version

Ah, the land of the rustling of wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia,

American Standard Version

Ah, the land of the rustling of wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia;

Amplified

Woe to the land whirring with wings which is beyond the rivers of Cush or Ethiopia,

Bible in Basic English

Ho! land of the sounding of wings, on the other side of the rivers of Ethiopia:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe to the land which makes shade with her wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia:

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to the land of the whizzing of wings, which is from beyond the rivers of Cush:

King James 2000

Woe to the land with whirring wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ah! land [of the] whirring of wings, which [is] beyond the rivers of Cush,

Modern King James verseion

Woe to the land of whirring of wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe be unto the land under the shadow of wings, which is beyond the waters of Ethiopia:

NET Bible

The land of buzzing wings is as good as dead, the one beyond the rivers of Cush,

New Heart English Bible

Ah, the land of the rustling of wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia;

The Emphasized Bible

Ho! thou land of the buzzing of wings, - Which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia:

Webster

Woe to the land shadowing with wings, which is beyond the rivers of Cush:

World English Bible

Ah, the land of the rustling of wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia;

Youngs Literal Translation

Ho, land shadowed with wings, That is beyond the rivers of Cush,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Woe
הוי 
Howy 
woe, Ah, Ho, O, Alas
Usage: 50

to the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

צלצל 
Ts@latsal 
Usage: 6

with wings
כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

עבר 
`eber 
Usage: 90

the rivers
נהר 
Nahar 
Usage: 119

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Oracle Of Judgment On Cush

1 Ha! land shadowing with wings, which art beyond the rivers of Cush, 2 that sendest ambassadors over the sea, and in vessels of papyrus upon the waters, saying, Go, swift messengers, to a nation scattered and ravaged, to a people terrible from their existence and thenceforth; to a nation of continued waiting and of treading down, whose land the rivers have spoiled!


Cross References

2 Kings 19:9

And he heard say of Tirhakah king of Ethiopia, Behold, he has come forth to make war with thee. And he sent messengers again to Hezekiah, saying,

Ezekiel 30:4-5

And the sword shall come upon Egypt, and there shall be anguish in Ethiopia, when the slain shall fall in Egypt, and they shall take away her multitude, and her foundations shall be overthrown.

Zephaniah 2:12

Ye Ethiopians also, ye shall be the slain of my sword.

Zephaniah 3:10

From beyond the rivers of Cush my suppliants, the daughter of my dispersed, shall bring mine oblation.

Ruth 2:12

Jehovah recompense thy work, and let thy reward be full from Jehovah the God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to take refuge.

Psalm 17:8

Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings,

Psalm 36:7

How precious is thy loving-kindness, O God! So the sons of men take refuge under the shadow of thy wings.

Psalm 57:1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when he fled from Saul in the cave.} Be gracious unto me, O God, be gracious unto me; for my soul taketh refuge in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings do I take refuge, until the calamities be overpast.

Psalm 61:4

I will sojourn in thy tent for ever; I will take refuge in the covert of thy wings. Selah.

Psalm 63:7

For thou hast been my help, and in the shadow of thy wings will I sing for joy.

Psalm 91:4

He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou find refuge: his truth is a shield and buckler.

Isaiah 20:3-6

And Jehovah said, Like as my servant Isaiah hath walked naked and barefoot three years, a sign and a wonder concerning Egypt and concerning Ethiopia,

Isaiah 30:2-3

who walk to go down into Egypt, and have not asked of my mouth, to take refuge under the protection of Pharaoh, and trust in the shadow of Egypt!

Isaiah 31:1

Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help, and depend on horses, and confide in chariots because they are many, and in horsemen because they are very strong; and who look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek Jehovah!

Ezekiel 30:9

In that day shall messengers go forth from me in ships, to make careless Ethiopia afraid; and anguish shall come upon them, as in the day of Egypt: for behold, it cometh!

Matthew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

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