Ezekiel 30:14
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New International Version
I will lay waste Upper Egypt, set fire to Zoan and inflict punishment on Thebes.

New Living Translation
I will destroy southern Egypt, set fire to Zoan, and bring judgment against Thebes.

English Standard Version
I will make Pathros a desolation and will set fire to Zoan and will execute judgments on Thebes.

New American Standard Bible
"I will make Pathros desolate, Set a fire in Zoan And execute judgments on Thebes.

King James Bible
And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set fire in Zoan, and will execute judgments in No.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will make Pathros desolate, set fire to Zoan, and execute judgments on Thebes.

International Standard Version
I'm going to turn Pathros into a desolation, set fire to Zoan, and judge Thebes.

NET Bible
I will desolate Pathros, I will ignite a fire in Zoan, and I will execute judgments on Thebes.

New Heart English Bible
I will make Pathros desolate, and will set a fire in Zoan, and will execute judgments on No.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will destroy Pathros, set fire to Zoan, and bring punishment on Thebes.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will make Pathros desolate, And will set a fire in Zoan, And will execute judgments in No.

New American Standard 1977
“And I will make Pathros desolate,
            Set a fire in Zoan,
            And execute judgments on Thebes.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And I will make Pathros desolate and will set fire in Tafnes and will execute judgments in No. {Alexandria}

King James 2000 Bible
And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set fire in Zoan, and will execute judgments in No.

American King James Version
And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set fire in Zoan, and will execute judgments in No.

American Standard Version
And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set a fire in Zoan, and will execute judgments upon No.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will destroy the land of Phatures, and will make a fire in Taphnis, and will execute judgments in Alexandria.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set a fire in Zoan, and will execute judgment in No.

English Revised Version
And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set a fire in Zoan, and will execute judgments in No.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set fire in Zoan, and will execute judgments in No.

World English Bible
I will make Pathros desolate, and will set a fire in Zoan, and will execute judgments on No.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have made Pathros desolate, And I have given fire against Zoan, And I have done judgments in No,
Study Bible
A Lament for Egypt
13'Thus says the Lord GOD, "I will also destroy the idols And make the images cease from Memphis. And there will no longer be a prince in the land of Egypt; And I will put fear in the land of Egypt. 14"I will make Pathros desolate, Set a fire in Zoan And execute judgments on Thebes. 15"I will pour out My wrath on Sin, The stronghold of Egypt; I will also cut off the hordes of Thebes.…
Cross References
Psalm 78:12
He wrought wonders before their fathers In the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.

Psalm 78:43
When He performed His signs in Egypt And His marvels in the field of Zoan,

Isaiah 11:11
Then it will happen on that day that the Lord Will again recover the second time with His hand The remnant of His people, who will remain, From Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath, And from the islands of the sea.

Isaiah 19:11
The princes of Zoan are mere fools; The advice of Pharaoh's wisest advisers has become stupid. How can you men say to Pharaoh, "I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings "?

Isaiah 19:13
The princes of Zoan have acted foolishly, The princes of Memphis are deluded; Those who are the cornerstone of her tribes Have led Egypt astray.

Jeremiah 44:1
The word that came to Jeremiah for all the Jews living in the land of Egypt, those who were living in Migdol, Tahpanhes, Memphis, and the land of Pathros, saying,

Jeremiah 44:15
Then all the men who were aware that their wives were burning sacrifices to other gods, along with all the women who were standing by, as a large assembly, including all the people who were living in Pathros in the land of Egypt, responded to Jeremiah, saying,

Jeremiah 46:25
The LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, says, "Behold, I am going to punish Amon of Thebes, and Pharaoh, and Egypt along with her gods and her kings, even Pharaoh and those who trust in him.

Ezekiel 29:14
"I will turn the fortunes of Egypt and make them return to the land of Pathros, to the land of their origin, and there they will be a lowly kingdom.

Ezekiel 29:19
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will give the land of Egypt to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon. And he will carry off her wealth and capture her spoil and seize her plunder; and it will be wages for his army.
Treasury of Scripture

And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set fire in Zoan, and will execute judgments in No.

Pathros

Ezekiel 29:14 And I will bring again the captivity of Egypt, and will cause them …

Zoan. or, Tanis

Numbers 13:22 And they ascended by the south, and came to Hebron; where Ahiman, …

Psalm 78:12,43 Marvelous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land …

Isaiah 19:11 Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counsellors …

Isaiah 30:4 For his princes were at Zoan, and his ambassadors came to Hanes.

will execute

Jeremiah 46:25 The LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, said; Behold, I will punish …

Nahum 3:8 Are you better than populous No, that was situate among the rivers, …

(14) Pathros . . . Zoan . . . No.--For Pathros, see Note on Ezekiel 29:14. Zoan (see Numbers 13:22; Isaiah 19:11) is Tanis, a city of Lower Egypt, on the Tanitic branch of the Nile. No, mentioned again in the next Verse, more fully written No-Amon (Nahum 3:8), is the celebrated Thebes of Upper Egypt, still famous for its ruins at Luxor and Karnac. The mention of these various cities is to make emphatic the universality of the judgment upon the whole land.

Verse 14. - (For Pathros, see note on Ezekiel 29:14.) Zoan - joined with Noph in Isaiah 19:11, mentioned in Numbers 13:22 as older than Hebron - is the Tanis of the Greeks, situated on the Tanitic branch of the Delta of the Nile. No; or, as in Nahum 3:8, No Amon (equivalent to "the abode of Ammen"), the sacred name of the Egyptian Thebes. The LXX. gives Diospolis; the Vulgate, by a curious anachronism, Alexandria. And I will make Pathros desolate,.... A country in Egypt; See Gill on Ezekiel 29:14, perhaps it was the first place that Nebuchadnezzar entered, and so went from place to place in the order hereafter mentioned:

and I will set fire in Zoan; or Tunis, a famous city in Egypt in the times of Moses, Numbers 13:22. The Targum and Septuagint version call it Tanis here; and from hence a nome in Egypt was called the Tanitic nome. This city was burnt down by the king of Babylon: the place now built on the spot is called Mansourah, as Dr. Shaw (w) says:

and I will execute judgment in No. The Vulgate Latin version renders it Alexandria; and so does the Targum; of which place Jarchi, Kimchi, and Ben Melech interpret it; and so does Jerom; which, though built after these times by Alexander, and called so after his name, yet is supposed to be built on or near the place where ancient No stood. The city is now called Scanderoon, or Scanderea; the Turks calling Alexander Scander: here the judgments of God were executed in the destruction of it by the Chaldean army; and great devastations have been made in it since it was rebuilt by Alexander, by the Saracens, who destroyed all places where they came; so that, as Dr. Shaw (x) observes, it is somewhat extraordinary that the greatest part of the ancient walls, together with their respective turrets, should have continued entire quite down to this time. The Septuagint version calls it Diospolis, or the city of Jupiter, as does the Arabic version, that is, of Jupiter Hammon; the city of Thebes, where he was worshipped; as it is in a following verse called Hammon No; though Hillerus (y) thinks neither of these places are meant, neither Alexandria nor Diospolis; but Memphis, as it is rendered by the Septuagint in the next verse; See Gill on Nahum 3:8.

(w) Travels, p. 304. Ed. 2.((x) Ib. p. 292. (y) Onomastic. Sacr. p. 571, &c. 14. Pathros—Upper Egypt, with "No" or Thebes its capital (famed for its stupendous buildings, of which grand ruins remain), in antithesis to Zoan or Tanis, a chief city in Lower Egypt, within the Delta.30:1-19 The prophecy of the destruction of Egypt is very full. Those who take their lot with God's enemies, shall be with them in punishment. The king of Babylon and his army shall be instruments of this destruction. God often makes one wicked man a scourge to another. No place in the land of Egypt shall escape the fury of the Chaldeans. The Lord is known by the judgments he executes. Yet these are only present effects of the Divine displeasure, not worthy of our fear, compared with the wrath to come, from which Jesus delivers his people.
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