“And I will make the rivers [of the Nile delta] dry And sell the land into the hands of evil men; I will make the land desolate And all that is in it, By the hand of strangers. I the Lord have spoken.”
And I will make the [artificial] streams [of the Nile delta] dry and will sell the land into the hand of evil men, and I will make the land desolate, and all that is in it, by the hand of strangers. I the Lord [the Sovereign Ruler, Who calls forth loyalty and obedient service] have spoken it.
And I will make the channels of the rivers dry, and will deliver the land into the hand of the wicked: and will lay waste the land and all that is therein by the hands of strangers, I the Lord have spoken it.
I will make the streams of the Nile River become dry land, and then I will sell the land to evil people. I will ·destroy [desolate] the land and everything in it through the ·power [L hand] of foreigners. I, the Lord, have spoken.
I will make the streams of the Nile River become dry land. Then I will sell the dry land to evil people. I will destroy the land and everything in it. I will do it through the power of strangers. I, the Lord, have spoken.
I’ll dry up their waterways, and evil men will sell off the land. I’m going to make that land desolate, along with everything that’s in it, and I’m going to use foreigners to do it. I, the Lord have spoken!’”
“‘God, the Master, says: “‘I’ll put a stop to Egypt’s arrogance. I’ll use Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon to do it. He and his army, the most brutal of nations, shall be used to destroy the country. They’ll brandish their swords and fill Egypt with corpses. I’ll dry up the Nile and sell off the land to a bunch of crooks. I’ll hire outsiders to come in and waste the country, strip it clean. I, God, have said so.
I will make the streams of the Nile River become dry land, and then I will sell the land to evil people. I will destroy the land and everything in it through the power of foreigners. I, the Lord, have spoken.
And I shall make dry the bottoms of floods, and I shall give the land in(to) the hand of the worst men; and I shall destroy the land, and the fullness thereof in the hand of aliens; I the Lord spake. (And I shall dry up the bottoms of the rivers, or the riverbeds, and I shall give the land into the hands, or into the power, of the worst people; and I shall destroy the land, and its fullness, by the hands of foreigners, or of strangers; I the Lord spoke.)
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