Ezekiel 38:5
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New International Version
Persia, Cush and Put will be with them, all with shields and helmets,

New Living Translation
Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya will join you, too, with all their weapons.

English Standard Version
Persia, Cush, and Put are with them, all of them with shield and helmet;

Berean Study Bible
Persia, Cush, and Put will accompany them, all with shields and helmets;

New American Standard Bible
Persia, Ethiopia and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet;

King James Bible
Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:

Christian Standard Bible
Persia, Cush, and Put are with them, all of them with shields and helmets;

Contemporary English Version
Your army includes soldiers from Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya,

Good News Translation
Troops from Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya are with him, and all have shields and helmets.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Persia,Cush, and Put are with them, all of them with shields and helmets;

International Standard Version
Persia, Cush, and Libya will be accompanying them, all of them equipped with shields and helmets.

NET Bible
Persia, Ethiopia, and Put are with them, all of them with shields and helmets.

New Heart English Bible
Persia, Cush, and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Persia, Sudan, and Put will be with you. They, too, will have shields and helmets.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Persia, Cush, and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet;

New American Standard 1977
Persia, Ethiopia, and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them, all of them with shield and helmet:

King James 2000 Bible
Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:

American King James Version
Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:

American Standard Version
Persia, Cush, and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet;

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Persians, Ethiopians, and Libyans with them, all with shields and helmets.

Darby Bible Translation
Persia, Cush, and Phut with them, all of them with shield and helmet;

English Revised Version
Persia, Cush, and Put with them; all of them with shield and helmet:

Webster's Bible Translation
Persia, Cush, and Phut with them; all of them with shield and helmet:

World English Bible
Persia, Cush, and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet;

Young's Literal Translation
Persia, Cush, and Phut, with them, All of them with shield and helmet.
Study Bible
A Prophecy Against Gog
4I will turn you around, put hooks in your jaws, and bring you out with all your army—your horses, your horsemen in full armor, a huge company armed with shields and bucklers, all brandishing their swords. 5Persia, Cush, and Put will accompany them, all with shields and helmets; 6Gomer with all its troops; and Beth-togarmah from the far north with all its troops—many nations with you.…
Cross References
Genesis 10:6
The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.

2 Chronicles 36:20
Those who escaped the sword were carried by Nebuchadnezzar into exile in Babylon, and they became servants to him and his sons until the kingdom of Persia came to power.

Ezra 1:1
In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, to fulfill the word of the LORD spoken through Jeremiah, the LORD stirred the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia to send a proclamation throughout his kingdom and to put it in writing as follows:

Ezekiel 27:10
Men of Persia, Lydia, and Put served as warriors in your army. They hung shields and helmets on your walls; they gave you splendor.

Ezekiel 30:4
A sword will come against Egypt, and there will be anguish in Cush when the slain fall in Egypt, its wealth is taken away, and its foundations are torn down.

Ezekiel 30:5
Cush, Put, and Lud, and all the various peoples, as well as Libya and the men of the covenant land, will fall by the sword along with Egypt.'

Daniel 8:20
The two-horned ram that you saw represents the kings of Media and Persia.

Nahum 3:9
Cush and Egypt were her boundless strength; Put and Libya were her allies.

Treasury of Scripture

Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:

Persia

Ezekiel 27:10 They of Persia and of Lud and of Phut were in your army, your men …

Libya. or, Phut

Ezekiel 30:5 Ethiopia, and Libya, and Lydia, and all the mingled people, and Chub, …

Genesis 10:6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

1 Chronicles 1:8 The sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

Nahum 3:9 Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, and it was infinite; Put and …

Put

(5) Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya.--Having summoned the nations from the extreme north, the prophet now turns first to the east, and then to the south and west. No neighbouring nations are mentioned at all, but only those living on the confines of the known world are summoned to this symbolic contest. The supposition of a literal alliance of nations so situated is out of the question.

Verses 5-7. - These allied nations are depicted as coming from the four quarters of the globe. Persia (see Ezekiel 27:10), from the east; Ethiopia (see Ezekiel 30:5), or Gush (Genesis 10:6), from the south; Libya, or Phut (see Ezekiel 27:10; Ezekiel 30:5), from the west; and Gomer (see Genesis 10:2, 3; 1 Chronicles 1:5), the Cimmerians of Homer ('Odyss.,' 11:13-19), whose abodes were the shores of the Euxine and Caspian Seas, and the Gimirrai of the Assyrian Inscriptions (see Schrader, 'Die Keilinschriften,' etc., p. 80); with the house of Togarmah, from the north, or the extreme regions of the north, as in Isaiah 14:13 (see Ezekiel 27:14). The first three are portrayed as armed with shield and helmet, or more accurately as being all of them shield and helmet, which might signify that they should serve as a shield and helmet to Cog, who in truth should be unto them and their confederates a guard; i.e., according to Keil and Schroder, one who keeps watch over them; according to Miehaelis and Havernick, one who gives them law; according to Hengstenberg, one who is their authority; according to Ewald and Smend, one who serves to them as an ensign, t.¢. acts to them as a leader or commander. The LXX. translation, with which Hitzig agrees, "And thou shalt be to me for a guard," is manifestly wrong. Persia, Ethiopia, and Lybia with them,.... These are the confederates or auxiliaries of the Turks, which shall join with them in this expedition. Persia is a neighbouring kingdom to the Turks, and may fall into their hands before this comes to pass; and is in a fair way for it at this time, through the internal divisions in it; however, it will be confederate with them. Ethiopia or Cush does not design the country of the Abyssines in the dominions of the Great Mogul, but Arabia Chusea, which lay between Judea and Egypt, and is now in the hands of the Turks; and Lybia or Phut is the name of one of the sons of Ham, Genesis 10:6 who, according to Josephus (g), founded Lybia; and from him the inhabitants of it were called Phuteans (as they are here by the Targum); and he observes that there is a river of his name in Mauritania. Lybia is a country in Africa, to the west of Egypt and subject to the Turks:

all of them with shield and helmet; the Lybians are described by Jeremiah, Jeremiah 46:9, as

those that handle the shield; and the Egyptians, to whom the Lybians were near neighbours, and whom they might imitate in their warlike arms, as in other things, wore shields down to the feet, as Xenophon (h) relates.

(g) Antiqu. l. 1. c. 6. sect. 2.((h) Cyropaedia, l. 6. c. 14. & l. 7. c. 11. 5. Persia … Libya—expressly specified by Appian as supplying the ranks of Antiochus' army.38:1-13 These events will be in the latter days. It is supposed these enemies will come together to invade the land of Judea, and God will defeat them. God not only sees who are now the enemies of his church, but he foresees who will be so, and lets them know by his word that he is against them; though they join together, the wicked shall not be unpunished.
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