Ezekiel 29:8
New International Version
"'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will bring a sword against you and kill both man and beast.

New Living Translation
“Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will bring an army against you, O Egypt, and destroy both people and animals.

English Standard Version
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: Behold, I will bring a sword upon you, and will cut off from you man and beast,

Berean Study Bible
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: I will bring a sword against you and cut off from you man and beast.

King James Bible
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will bring a sword upon thee, and cut off man and beast out of thee.

New King James Version
‘Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: “Surely I will bring a sword upon you and cut off from you man and beast.

New American Standard Bible
‘Therefore the Lord GOD says this: “Behold, I am going to bring upon you a sword, and I will cut off from you human and animal life.

NASB 1995
'Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will bring upon you a sword and I will cut off from you man and beast.

NASB 1977
‘Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I shall bring upon you a sword, and I shall cut off from you man and beast.

Amplified Bible
‘Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am going to bring a sword on you and cut off (destroy) both man and animal,

Christian Standard Bible
“ ‘Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: I am going to bring a sword against you and cut off both people and animals from you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: I am going to bring a sword against you and wipe out man and animal from you.

American Standard Version
Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I will bring a sword upon thee, and will cut off from thee man and beast.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Therefore, thus says THE LORD OF LORDS: “Behold, I bring a sword upon you, and I shall destroy from you the children of man and beast

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Therefore thus saith the Lord; Behold, I will bring a sword upon thee, and will cut off from thee man and beast;

Contemporary English Version
So I, the LORD God, will send troops to attack you, king of Egypt. They will kill your people and livestock,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Behold, I will bring the sword upon thee: and cut off man and beast out of thee.

English Revised Version
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD: Behold, I will bring a sword upon thee, and will cut off from thee man and beast.

Good News Translation
Now then, I, the Sovereign LORD, am telling you that I will have troops attack you with swords, and they will kill your people and your animals.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'This is what the Almighty LORD says: I am going to attack you with a sword. I will kill people and animals.

International Standard Version
"Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Look out! I'm bringing violent death in your direction! I'm going to kill every person and animal,

JPS Tanakh 1917
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD: Behold, I will bring a sword upon thee, and will cut off from thee man and beast.

Literal Standard Version
Therefore, thus said Lord YHWH: Behold, I am bringing in a sword against you, "" And have cut off man and beast from you.

NET Bible
"'Therefore, this is what the sovereign LORD says: Look, I am about to bring a sword against you, and I will kill every person and every animal.

New Heart English Bible
"'Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: "Look, I will bring a sword on you, and will cut off man and animal from you.

World English Bible
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Behold, I will bring a sword on you, and will cut off man and animal from you.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am bringing in against thee a sword, And have cut off from thee man and beast.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Desolation of Egypt
8Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: I will bring a sword against you and cut off from you man and beast. 9The land of Egypt will become a desolate wasteland. Then they will know that I am the LORD. Because you said, ‘The Nile is mine; I made it,’…

Cross References
Jeremiah 46:13
This is the word that the LORD spoke to Jeremiah the prophet about the coming of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon to strike the land of Egypt:

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.

Ezekiel 14:17
Or if I bring a sword against that land and say, 'Let a sword pass through it,' so that I cut off from it both man and beast,

Ezekiel 25:13
therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: I will stretch out My hand against Edom and cut off from it both man and beast. I will make it a wasteland, and from Teman to Dedan they will fall by the sword.


Treasury of Scripture

Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I will bring a sword on you, and cut off man and beast out of you.

I will

Ezekiel 29:19,20
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will give the land of Egypt unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall take her multitude, and take her spoil, and take her prey; and it shall be the wages for his army…

Ezekiel 14:17
Or if I bring a sword upon that land, and say, Sword, go through the land; so that I cut off man and beast from it:

Ezekiel 30:4,10
And the sword shall come upon Egypt, and great pain shall be in Ethiopia, when the slain shall fall in Egypt, and they shall take away her multitude, and her foundations shall be broken down…

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Ezekiel 25:13
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also stretch out mine hand upon Edom, and will cut off man and beast from it; and I will make it desolate from Teman; and they of Dedan shall fall by the sword.

Ezekiel 32:10-13
Yea, I will make many people amazed at thee, and their kings shall be horribly afraid for thee, when I shall brandish my sword before them; and they shall tremble at every moment, every man for his own life, in the day of thy fall…

Genesis 6:7
And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.









Verse 8. - Behold, I will bring a sword upon thee. The words are probably addressed to the nation personified rather than to the king. The sentence of doom is now pronounced, no longer figuratively. And the special guilt for which it was inflicted, a guilt which the nation shared with its ruler, is emphatically repeated in Ver. 9.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Therefore
לָכֵ֗ן (lā·ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

this is what
כֹּ֤ה (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
יְהוִ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

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

‘I will bring
מֵבִ֥יא (mê·ḇî)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

a sword
חָ֑רֶב (ḥā·reḇ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

against you
עָלַ֖יִךְ (‘ā·la·yiḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

and cut off
וְהִכְרַתִּ֥י (wə·hiḵ·rat·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3772: To cut, to destroy, consume, to covenant

from you
מִמֵּ֖ךְ (mim·mêḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

man
אָדָ֥ם (’ā·ḏām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being

and beast.
וּבְהֵמָֽה׃ (ū·ḇə·hê·māh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 929: A dumb beast, any large quadruped, animal


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