Isaiah 19:10
New International Version
The workers in cloth will be dejected, and all the wage earners will be sick at heart.

New Living Translation
They will be in despair, and all the workers will be sick at heart.

English Standard Version
Those who are the pillars of the land will be crushed, and all who work for pay will be grieved.

Berean Study Bible
The workers in cloth will be dejected, and all the wage earners will be sick at heart.

New American Standard Bible
And the pillars of Egypt will be crushed; All the hired laborers will be grieved in soul.

King James Bible
And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof, all that make sluices and ponds for fish.

Christian Standard Bible
Egypt's weavers will be dejected; all her wage earners will be demoralized.

Contemporary English Version
Weavers will be confused; paid workers will cry and mourn.

Good News Translation
weavers and skilled workers will be broken and depressed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Egypt's weavers will be dejected; all her wage earners will be demoralized.

International Standard Version
Egypt's workers in cloth will be crushed, and all who work for wages will be sick at heart."

NET Bible
Those who make cloth will be demoralized; all the hired workers will be depressed.

New Heart English Bible
The pillars will be broken in pieces. All those who work for hire will be grieved in soul.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Egypt's weavers will be crushed. Those who work for money will be distressed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And her foundations shall be crushed, All they that make dams shall be grieved in soul.

New American Standard 1977
And the pillars of Egypt will be crushed; All the hired laborers will be grieved in soul.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Because all their nets shall be broken; all that make ponds to raise fish shall be discontented.

King James 2000 Bible
And they shall be crushed in their purposes, all that make wages will be grieved.

American King James Version
And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof, all that make sluices and ponds for fish.

American Standard Version
And the pillars of Egypt'shall be broken in pieces; all they that work for hire'shall be grieved in soul.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they that work at them shall be in pain, and all that make beer shall be grieved, and be pained in their souls.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And its watery places shall be dry, all they shall mourn that made pools to take fishes.

Darby Bible Translation
And her pillars shall be broken in pieces, and all workers for hire shall be sad of soul.

English Revised Version
And her pillars shall be broken in pieces, all they that work for hire shall be grieved in soul.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof, all that make sluices and ponds for fish.

World English Bible
The pillars will be broken in pieces. All those who work for hire will be grieved in soul.

Young's Literal Translation
And its foundations have been smitten, All making wages are afflicted in soul.
Study Bible
An Oracle Concerning Egypt
9Those who work with flax will be dismayed, and the weavers of fine linen will turn pale. 10The workers in cloth will be dejected, and all the wage earners will be sick at heart. 11The princes of Zoan are mere fools; Pharaoh’s wise counselors give senseless advice. How can you say to Pharaoh, “I am one of the wise, a son of eastern kings”?…
Cross References
Genesis 40:6
When Joseph came to them in the morning, he saw that they looked distraught.

Psalm 11:3
If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?"

Treasury of Scripture

And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof, all that make sluices and ponds for fish.

purposes.

Exodus 7:19
And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, upon their streams, upon their rivers, and upon their ponds, and upon all their pools of water, that they may become blood; and that there may be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood, and in vessels of stone.

Exodus 8:5
And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand with thy rod over the streams, over the rivers, and over the ponds, and cause frogs to come up upon the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 11:10
For the land, whither thou goest in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs:

for fish.







Lexicon
The workers in cloth
שָׁתֹתֶ֖יהָ (šā·ṯō·ṯe·hā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8356: A basis, political, moral support

will be
וְהָי֥וּ (wə·hā·yū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

dejected,
מְדֻכָּאִ֑ים (mə·ḏuk·kā·’îm)
Verb - Pual - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1792: To crumble, to bruise

and all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the wage
שֶׂ֖כֶר (śe·ḵer)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7938: Hire, wages

earners
עֹ֥שֵׂי (‘ō·śê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

will be sick
אַגְמֵי־ (’aḡ·mê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 99: Sad

at heart.
נָֽפֶשׁ׃ (nā·p̄eš)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion
(10) And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof.--Better, the pillars thereof (i.e., the props and columns of the state) shall be broken in pieces, and all those who work for wages (i.e., the great masses of the people) shall be troubled in mind. The word translated "purposes," occurs in the sense here given in Psalm 11:3, and is there translated "foundations." (Compare the like figure in Ezekiel 30:4; Galatians 2:9.)

Verse 10. - And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof; rather, and the foundations thereof shall be broken, or crushed to pieces (Kay). The rich and noble, the foundations of the fabric of society, seem to be meant. All that make sluices, etc. Translate, all that work for hire (comp. Proverbs 11:18) shall be grieved in soul. The meaning is that all classes, from the highest to the lowest, shall suffer affliction (so Lowth, Gesenius, Knobel, Kay, Cheyne). 19:1-17 God shall come into Egypt with his judgments. He will raise up the causes of their destruction from among themselves. When ungodly men escape danger, they are apt to think themselves secure; but evil pursues sinners, and will speedily overtake them, except they repent. The Egyptians will be given over into the hand of one who shall rule them with rigour, as was shortly after fulfilled. The Egyptians were renowned for wisdom and science; yet the Lord would give them up to their own perverse schemes, and to quarrel, till their land would be brought by their contests to become an object of contempt and pity. He renders sinners afraid of those whom they have despised and oppressed; and the Lord of hosts will make the workers of iniquity a terror to themselves, and to each other; and every object around a terror to them.
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