'Countries' in the Bible
Then David's reputation spread through all of the neighboring countries, and the LORD caused all nations to be afraid of David.
including details regarding his reign, his power, the circumstances that attended his life, Israel, and all of the kingdoms of the countries that surrounded him.
They also kept bringing horses to Solomon from Egypt and from all of the surrounding countries.
Don't you know what my predecessors have done to all the other people in other lands? Were the gods of the people who lived in those lands able to deliver their countries out of my control?
"Band together, you nations, but be shattered! Listen, all you distant countries! Strap on your armor, but be shattered.
Who among all the gods of these countries has delivered their land from me? How then can the LORD deliver Jerusalem from me?'"
Surely you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all countries, dooming them to destruction. So do you think you will be saved?
It is true, LORD, that Assyrian kings have devastated all these countries,
"I'll gather the remnant of my flock from all the countries where I've driven them, and bring them back to their pasture where they'll be fruitful and increase in numbers.
All the Judeans who were in Moab, those with the people in Ammon, those in Edom, and those in all the other countries also heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant for Judah and that he had appointed Ahikam's son Gedaliah, the grandson of Shaphan, over them.
So all the Judeans returned from all the countries where they had been scattered. They came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah at Mizpah, and they gathered wine and summer fruit in great abundance.
therefore you'd better watch out! I'm raising a clenched fist in your direction! I'm about to feed you to the surrounding nations as war plunder. I'm going to eliminate you as a nation and kill off those of you who survive to live in other countries. I'm going to destroy you, and that's how you'll learn that I am the LORD.'"
""At the time of the end, the southern king will oppose him, and the northern king will overrun him with chariots, cavalry, and many ships. He'll invade countries, moving swiftly and sweeping through.
He'll extend his power over other countries, and even the land of Egypt won't escape.