17 The land of Judah will terrify Egypt; whenever Judah is mentioned, Egypt will tremble because of what the Lord of Armies has planned(A) against it.

18 On that day five cities in the land of Egypt will speak the language of Canaan and swear loyalty to the Lord of Armies. One of the cities will be called the City of the Sun.[a][b]

19 On that day there will be an altar to the Lord in the center of the land of Egypt and a pillar to the Lord near her border.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 19:18 Some Hb mss, DSS, Sym, Tg, Vg, Arabic; other Hb mss read of Destruction; LXX reads of Righteousness
  2. 19:18 = the ancient Egyptian city Heliopolis

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