Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The officials of Zoan are fools, the officials of Memphis are misled; the rulers of her tribes lead Egypt astray.
The Lord who commands armies planned it -- to dishonor the pride that comes from all her beauty, to humiliate all the dignitaries of the earth.
At that time the Lord will punish the heavenly forces in the heavens and the earthly kings on the earth.
He pours contempt on noblemen and disarms the powerful.
who shows no partiality to princes, and does not take note of the rich more than the poor, because all of them are the work of his hands?
He humbles princes; the kings of the earth regard him as awesome.
He would pour contempt upon princes, and he made them wander in a wasteland with no road.
I made Jerusalem and the cities of Judah, its kings and its officials drink it. I did it so Judah would become a ruin. I did it so Judah, its kings, and its officials would become an object of horror and of hissing scorn, an example used in curses. Such is already becoming the case!
He has demonstrated power with his arm; he has scattered those whose pride wells up from the sheer arrogance of their hearts.
to eat your fill of the flesh of kings, the flesh of generals, the flesh of powerful people, the flesh of horses and those who ride them, and the flesh of all people, both free and slave, and small and great!"