Ezekiel 29:13
New International Version
“’Yet this is what the Sovereign LORD says: At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the nations where they were scattered.

New Living Translation
“But this is what the Sovereign LORD also says: At the end of the forty years I will bring the Egyptians home again from the nations to which they have been scattered.

English Standard Version
“For thus says the Lord GOD: At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the peoples among whom they were scattered,

Berean Study Bible
For this is what the Lord GOD says: At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the nations to which they were scattered.

King James Bible
Yet thus saith the Lord GOD; At the end of forty years will I gather the Egyptians from the people whither they were scattered:

New King James Version
‘Yet, thus says the Lord GOD: “At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the peoples among whom they were scattered.

New American Standard Bible
‘For this is what the Lord GOD says: “At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the peoples among whom they were scattered.

NASB 1995
‘For thus says the Lord GOD, “At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the peoples among whom they were scattered.

NASB 1977
‘For thus says the Lord GOD, “At the end of forty years I shall gather the Egyptians from the peoples among whom they were scattered.

Amplified Bible
‘For thus says the Lord GOD, “At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the nations among whom they were scattered.

Christian Standard Bible
“ ‘For this is what the Lord GOD says: At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the peoples where they were dispersed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For this is what the Lord GOD says: At the end of 40 years I will gather the Egyptians from the nations where they were dispersed.

American Standard Version
For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: At the end of forty years will I gather the Egyptians from the peoples whither they were scattered;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Thus says THE LORD OF LORDS: after forty years I shall gather the Egyptians from the nations among whom they were scattered

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thus saith the Lord; After forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the nations among whom they have been scattered;

Contemporary English Version
Then after those 40 years have passed, I will bring your people back from the places where I scattered them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thus saith the Lord God: At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the people among whom they had been scattered.

English Revised Version
For thus saith the Lord GOD: At the end of forty years will I gather the Egyptians from the peoples whither they were scattered:

Good News Translation
The Sovereign LORD says, "After forty years I will bring the Egyptians back from the nations where I have scattered them,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'This is what the Almighty LORD says: After 40 years I will gather the Egyptians from the nations where they have been scattered.

International Standard Version
"Because this is what the LORD says: 'At the end of 40 years I'll gather the Egyptians from the people among whom they have been scattered.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For thus saith the Lord GOD: At the end of forty years will I gather the Egyptians from the peoples whither they were scattered;

Literal Standard Version
But thus said Lord YHWH: At the end of forty years I gather the Egyptians Out of the peoples to where they have been scattered,

NET Bible
"'For this is what the sovereign LORD says: At the end of forty years I will gather Egypt from the peoples where they were scattered.

New Heart English Bible
"'For thus says the Lord GOD: "At the end of forty years will I gather the Egyptians from the peoples where they were scattered;

World English Bible
For thus says the Lord Yahweh: "At the end of forty years will I gather the Egyptians from the peoples where they were scattered;

Young's Literal Translation
But thus said the Lord Jehovah: At the end of forty years I gather the Egyptians Out of the peoples whither they have been scattered,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Desolation of Egypt
12I will make the land of Egypt a desolation among desolate lands, and her cities will lie desolate for forty years among the ruined cities. And I will disperse the Egyptians among the nations and scatter them throughout the countries. 13For this is what the Lord GOD says: At the end of forty years I will gather the Egyptians from the nations to which they were scattered. 14I will restore Egypt from captivity and bring them back to the land of Pathros, the land of their origin. There they will be a lowly kingdom.…

Cross References
Isaiah 19:22
And the LORD will strike Egypt with a plague; He will strike them but heal them. They will turn to the LORD, and He will hear their prayers and heal them.

Jeremiah 46:26
I will deliver them into the hands of those who seek their lives--of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and his officers. But after this, Egypt will be inhabited as in days of old, declares the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

Yet thus said the Lord GOD; At the end of forty years will I gather the Egyptians from the people where they were scattered:

At the

Isaiah 19:22
And the LORD shall smite Egypt: he shall smite and heal it: and they shall return even to the LORD, and he shall be intreated of them, and shall heal them.

Jeremiah 46:26
And I will deliver them into the hand of those that seek their lives, and into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of his servants: and afterward it shall be inhabited, as in the days of old, saith the LORD.









(13) At the end of forty years.--See Note on Ezekiel 29:11.

Verse 13. - At the end of forty years. The restoration described may probably be connected with the policy of the Persian kings. There may have been a parallel, as regards Egypt, to the return of the Jewish exiles under Cyrus and his successors, though it has not left its mark on history.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֛י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

this is what
כֹּ֥ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֣י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

GOD
יְהוִ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

says:
אָמַ֖ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘At
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

the end
מִקֵּ֞ץ (miq·qêṣ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7093: An extremity, after

of forty
אַרְבָּעִ֤ים (’ar·bā·‘îm)
Number - common plural
Strong's 705: Forty

years
שָׁנָה֙ (šā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8141: A year

I will gather
אֲקַבֵּ֣ץ (’ă·qab·bêṣ)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6908: To gather, collect

the Egyptians
מִצְרַ֔יִם (miṣ·ra·yim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4714: Egypt -- a son of Ham, also his descendants and their country in Northwest Africa

from the nations
הָעַמִּ֖ים (hā·‘am·mîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

to which
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

they were scattered.
נָפֹ֥צוּ (nā·p̄ō·ṣū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6327: To be dispersed or scattered


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