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17 And then[a] in the twenty-seventh year,[b] in the first month, on the first day of the month, the word of Yahweh came[c] to me, saying,[d] 18 “Son of man,[e] Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, he made his army labor hard against Tyre. Every head was rubbed bare, and every shoulder was rubbed raw, but[f] a wage was not paid for him and for his army from Tyre for the labor that he did against it.” 19 Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: “Look! I am giving to Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon the land of Egypt, and he will carry its wealth away, and he will plunder its plunder, and he will loot its loot, and it will be a wage for his army.

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  1. Ezekiel 29:17 Literally “and it happened”
  2. Ezekiel 29:17 Literally “twenty and seven year”
  3. Ezekiel 29:17 Literally “was”
  4. Ezekiel 29:17 Literally “to say”
  5. Ezekiel 29:18 Or “mortal,” or “son of humankind”
  6. Ezekiel 29:18 Or “and”

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