Bible: Ezek. 30:1-9
A Lament Over Egypt
30:1 The word of the
“‘Wail, “Alas, the day is here!” 1
30:3 For the day is near,
the day of the
it will be a day of storm clouds, 2
it will be a time of judgment 3 for the nations.
30:4 A sword will come against Egypt
and panic will overtake Ethiopia
when the slain fall in Egypt
and they carry away her wealth
and dismantle her foundations.
30:6 “‘This is what the
Egypt’s supporters will fall;
her confident pride will crumble. 7
From Migdol to Syene 8 they will die by the sword within her,
declares the sovereign
30:7 They will be desolate among desolate lands,
and their cities will be among ruined cities.
30:8 They will know that I am the
when I ignite a fire in Egypt
and all her allies are defeated. 9
30:9 On that day messengers will go out from me in ships to frighten overly confident Ethiopia; panic will overtake them on the day of Egypt’s doom; 10 for beware – it is coming!