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17 And the land of Judah will become a terror to the Egyptians. Everyone to whom it is mentioned will be afraid, because of the uplifted hand[a] of the Lord of the Heavenly Armies that[b] is turning in their direction.

18 At that time,[c] there will be five cities in the land of Egypt that speak the language of Canaan and swear allegiance to the Lord of the Heavenly Armies. One of them will be called the City of the Sun.[d]

19 At that time,[e] there will be an altar to the Lord of the Heavenly Armies[f] in the heart of the land of Egypt, and a monument to the Lord[g] at its border.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 19:17 Lit. plotting; so 4QIsab; 1QIsaa MT LXX read plan
  2. Isaiah 19:17 So 4QIsab; 1QIsaa MT LXX read hand that the Lord of the Heavenly Armies
  3. Isaiah 19:18 Lit. On that day
  4. Isaiah 19:18 So 1QIsaa 4QIsab MTmss; MT reads Destruction; LXX reads Asedek City; i.e. City of Righteousness
  5. Isaiah 19:19 Lit. On that day
  6. Isaiah 19:19 So 4QIsab; 1QIsaa MT LXX lack of the Heavenly Armies
  7. Isaiah 19:19 So 1QIsaa MT LXX; 4QIsab reads Lord of hosts

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