Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

A message about Egypt: "Watch out! The LORD rides on a swift cloud, and is coming to Egypt. The idols of Egypt tremble before him, and the hearts of the Egyptians melt within them.

New American Standard Bible

The oracle concerning Egypt.
Behold, the Lord is riding on a swift cloud and is about to come to Egypt;
The idols of Egypt will tremble at His presence,
And the heart of the Egyptians will melt within them.

King James Version

The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

Holman Bible

An oracle against Egypt:

Look, the Lord rides on a swift cloud
and is coming to Egypt.
Egypt’s idols will tremble before Him,
and Egypt’s heart will melt within it.

A Conservative Version

The burden of Egypt. Behold, LORD rides upon a swift cloud, and comes to Egypt. And the idols of Egypt shall tremble at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

American Standard Version

The burden of Egypt. Behold, Jehovah rideth upon a swift cloud, and cometh unto Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall tremble at his presence; and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

Amplified

The [mournful, inspired] oracle (a burden to be carried) concerning Egypt:

Listen carefully, the Lord is riding on a swift cloud and is about to come to Egypt;
The idols of Egypt will tremble at His presence,
And the heart of the Egyptians will melt within them.

Bible in Basic English

The word about Egypt. See, the Lord is seated on a quick-moving cloud, and is coming to Egypt: and the false gods of Egypt will be troubled at his coming, and the heart of Egypt will be turned to water.

Darby Translation

The burden of Egypt. Behold, Jehovah rideth upon a swift cloud, and cometh to Egypt; and the idols of Egypt are moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt melteth in the midst of it.

Julia Smith Translation

The burden of Egypt Behold, Jehovah riding upon a swift cloud and coming to Egypt: and the vanities of Egypt moved to and fro from his face, and the heart of Egypt will melt in its midst

King James 2000

The burden concerning Egypt. Behold, the LORD rides upon a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall tremble at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

An oracle of Egypt: Look! Yahweh [is] riding on a swift cloud and [is] coming [to] Egypt. And the idols of Egypt will tremble in front of him, and the heart of Egypt melts in his inner parts.

Modern King James verseion

The burden against Egypt: Behold, Jehovah rides on a swift cloud and comes into Egypt. And the idols of Egypt shall tremble at His presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in its midst.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This is the heavy burden upon Egypt: Behold, the LORD will ride upon a swift cloud, and come into Egypt. And the idols of Egypt shall tremble at his coming, and the heart of Egypt shall quake within her.

NET Bible

Here is a message about Egypt: Look, the Lord rides on a swift-moving cloud and approaches Egypt. The idols of Egypt tremble before him; the Egyptians lose their courage.

New Heart English Bible

The burden of Egypt: "Behold, the LORD rides on a swift cloud, and comes to Egypt. The idols of Egypt will tremble at his presence; and the heart of Egypt will melt in its midst.

The Emphasized Bible

The oracle on Egypt: Lo! Yahweh, riding upon a swift cloud, and he will enter Egypt, And the idols of Egypt shall shake at his presence, And, the heart of Egypt, shall melt within him;

Webster

The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, and will come into Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

World English Bible

The burden of Egypt: "Behold, Yahweh rides on a swift cloud, and comes to Egypt. The idols of Egypt will tremble at his presence; and the heart of Egypt will melt in its midst.

Youngs Literal Translation

The burden of Egypt. Lo, Jehovah is riding on a swift thick cloud, And He hath entered Egypt, And moved have been the idols of Egypt at His presence, And the heart of Egypt melteth in its midst.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681
Usage: 681
Usage: 681

Behold, the Lord

Usage: 0

רכב 
Rakab 
Usage: 78

קל 
Qal 
Usage: 13

עב 
`ab 
Usage: 32

and shall come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

and the idols
אליל 
'eliyl 
Usage: 19

נוּע 
Nuwa` 
Usage: 40

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

and the heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

מסס 
Macac 
Usage: 21

in the midst
קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

References

Context Readings

Oracle Of Judgment On Egypt

1 A message about Egypt: "Watch out! The LORD rides on a swift cloud, and is coming to Egypt. The idols of Egypt tremble before him, and the hearts of the Egyptians melt within them. 2 I will stir up Egyptians against Egyptians, and everyone will fight against his brother, everyone against his neighbor, city against city, kingdom against kingdom.


Cross References

Exodus 12:12

I'll pass through the land of Egypt that night and strike every firstborn in the land of Egypt, both people and animals. I'll execute judgments on all the gods of Egypt. I am the LORD.

Joshua 2:11

When we heard these reports, we all became terrified and discouraged because of you, for the LORD your God is God in heaven above and on the earth beneath.

Joel 3:19

Egypt will be desolate, and Edom will be a desert, because of violence against the people of Judah since they shed innocent blood in their land.

Revelation 1:7

Look! He is coming in the clouds. Every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of him. So be it! Amen.

Psalm 104:3

He lays the beams of his roof loft on the water above, making clouds his chariot, walking on the wings of the wind.

Isaiah 13:1

A message that Amoz's son Isaiah received about Babylon:

Jeremiah 50:2

"Declare and proclaim among the nations. Lift up a banner and proclaim. Don't conceal anything. Say, "Babylon will be captured. Bel will be disgraced, and Marduk will be destroyed. Her idols will be disgraced, and her filthy images will be destroyed.'

Ezekiel 29:1-21

In the tenth year, on the twelfth day of the tenth month, a message came to me from the LORD, who had this to say:

Ezekiel 30:13

"This is what the Lord GOD says: "I will destroy the idols and put an end to the images that come from Memphis. There will no longer be a prince from the land of Egypt, and I will terrify the land of Egypt.

Exodus 15:14-16

"The people heard and they quaked, anguish has seized the inhabitants of Philistia.

Deuteronomy 33:26

"There is no one like the God of Jeshurun, who rides through the heavens with its lofty clouds to help you.

Joshua 2:9

"I'm really convinced that the LORD has given you the land," she said, "because we're overwhelmed with fear of you. All the other inhabitants of the land are demoralized at your presence,

Joshua 2:24

They reported to Joshua, "The LORD really has given the entire land into our control. The inhabitants of the land have melted away right in front of us!"

1 Samuel 5:2-4

Then the Philistines took the Ark of God, brought it to the temple of Dagon, and placed it beside Dagon.

Psalm 18:10-12

He rode upon a cherub and flew; he soared upon the wings of the wind.

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God! Sing praise to his name! Exalt the one who rides on the clouds. The LORD is his name. Be jubilant in his presence.

Psalm 68:33-34

to the one who rides the heavens, the ancient heavens. Behold! He thunders with a mighty voice.

Psalm 104:34

May my thoughts be pleasing to him; indeed, I will rejoice in the LORD!

Isaiah 13:7

Because of this, every hand will go limp, and every man's courage will melt.

Isaiah 19:16

At that time, the Egyptians will be like women they will shudder and be afraid before the uplifted hand of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, when he brandishes his hand against her.

Isaiah 21:9

Look! Here come riders, each man with a pair of horses!" They're shouting out the answer: "Babylon has fallen, has fallen, and they have shattered all the images of her gods on the ground!

Isaiah 46:1-2

"Bel bows down, Nebo stoops low. Their idols are on beasts, on livestock. Your loads are more burdensome than their reports.

Jeremiah 25:19

Pharaoh, king of Egypt, his officials, his princes, and all his people;

Jeremiah 43:8-13

Then this message from the LORD came to Jeremiah in Tahpanhes:

Jeremiah 44:29-30

This will be a sign to you,' declares the LORD, "that I'll punish you in this place so that you may know that my words concerning disaster against you will surely stand.'

Jeremiah 46:1-28

This is the message from the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the nations.

Jeremiah 51:44

I'll punish Bel in Babylon, and I'll make what he has swallowed come out of his mouth. The nations will no longer stream to him. Even the wall of Babylon will fall.

Zechariah 10:11

They will pass through the sea of affliction, and they will strike the waves in that sea. All of the depths of the Nile will evaporate, Assyria's arrogance will be brought down low, and the ruling power of Egypt will disappear.

Zechariah 14:18

If the people of Egypt do not come to Jerusalem to take part, they will have no annual Nile overflow. A plague will come from the LORD to strike the nations who do not come to observe the Festival of Tents.

Matthew 26:64-65

Jesus told him, "You have said so. Nevertheless I tell you, from now on you will see "the Son of Man seated at the right hand of Power' and "coming on the clouds of heaven.'"

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