Isaiah 19:7
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English Standard Version
There will be bare places by the Nile, on the brink of the Nile, and all that is sown by the Nile will be parched, will be driven away, and will be no more.

King James Bible
The paper reeds by the brooks, by the mouth of the brooks, and every thing sown by the brooks, shall wither, be driven away, and be no more.

American Standard Version
The meadows by the Nile, by the brink of the Nile, and all the sown fields of the Nile, shall become dry, be driven away, and be no more.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The channel of the river shall be laid bare from its fountain, and every thing sown by the water shall be dried up, it shall wither away, and shall be no more.

English Revised Version
The meadows by the Nile, by the brink of the Nile, and all that is sown by the Nile, shall become dry, be driven away, and be no more.

Webster's Bible Translation
The paper-reeds by the brooks, by the mouth of the brooks, and every thing sown by the brooks, shall wither, be driven away, and be no more.

Isaiah 19:7 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The oracle opens with a short introduction, condensing the whole of the substance of the first half into a few weighty words - an art in which Isaiah peculiarly excelled. In this the name of Egypt, the land without an equal, occurs no less than three times. "Behold, Jehovah rideth upon a light cloud, and cometh to Egypt; and the idols of Egypt shake before Him, and the heart of Egypt melteth within it." Jehovah rides upon clouds when He is about to reveal Himself in His judicial majesty (Psalm 18:11); and in this instance He rides upon a light cloud, because it will take place rapidly. The word kal signifies both light and swift, because what is light moves swiftly; and even a light cloud, which is light because it is thin, is comparatively עב, i.e., literally dense, opaque, or obscure. The idols of Egypt shake נוּע, as in Isaiah 6:4; Isaiah 7:2), because Jehovah comes over them to judgment (cf., Exodus 12:12; Jeremiah 46:25; Ezekiel 30:13): they must shake, for they are to be thrown down; and their shaking for fear is a shaking to their fall נוּע, as in Isaiah 24:20; Isaiah 29:9). The Vav apodosis in ונעוּ together the cause and effect, as in Isaiah 6:7. - In what judgments the judgment will be fulfilled, is now declared by the majestic Judge Himself.

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Isaiah 32:20 Blessed are you that sow beside all waters, that send forth thither the feet of the ox and the donkey.

Jeremiah 14:4 Because the ground is beat down, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.

Ezekiel 19:13 And now she is planted in the wilderness, in a dry and thirsty ground.

Joel 1:17,18 The seed is rotten under their clods, the garners are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered...

be no more. Heb. shall not be

Cross References
Genesis 41:2
and behold, there came up out of the Nile seven cows, attractive and plump, and they fed in the reed grass.

Isaiah 23:3
And on many waters your revenue was the grain of Shihor, the harvest of the Nile; you were the merchant of the nations.

Isaiah 23:10
Cross over your land like the Nile, O daughter of Tarshish; there is no restraint anymore.

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