King James Version
Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, and it was infinite; Put and Lubim were thy helpers.
Darby Bible Translation
Ethiopia was her strength, and Egypt, and it was infinite; Phut and the Libyans were her helpers.
World English Bible
Cush and Egypt were her boundless strength. Put and Libya were her helpers.
Young's Literal Translation
Cush her might, and Egypt, and there is no end. Put and Lubim have been for thy help.
Nahum 3:9 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
thy helpers: Heb. in thy help
Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, and it was infinite; Put and Lubim were thy helpers.Nahum 3:9 Parallel Commentaries
Poetically the little book of Nahum is one of the finest in the Old Testament. Its descriptions are vivid and impetuous: they set us before the walls of the beleaguered Nineveh, and show us the war-chariots of her enemies darting to and fro like lightning, ii. 4, the prancing steeds, the flashing swords, the glittering spears, iii. 2,3. The poetry glows with passionate joy as it contemplates the ruin of cruel and victorious Assyria. In the opening chapter, i., ii. 2, Jehovah is represented as coming …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Chronicles 12:3
With twelve hundred chariots, and threescore thousand horsemen: and the people were without number that came with him out of Egypt; the Lubims, the Sukkiims, and the Ethiopians.
2 Chronicles 16:8
Were not the Ethiopians and the Lubims a huge host, with very many chariots and horsemen? yet, because thou didst rely on the LORD, he delivered them into thine hand.
And they shall be afraid and ashamed of Ethiopia their expectation, and of Egypt their glory.
Come up, ye horses; and rage, ye chariots; and let the mighty men come forth; the Ethiopians and the Libyans, that handle the shield; and the Lydians, that handle and bend the bow.
They of Persia and of Lud and of Phut were in thine army, thy men of war: they hanged the shield and helmet in thee; they set forth thy comeliness.
Ethiopia, and Libya, and Lydia, and all the mingled people, and Chub, and the men of the land that is in league, shall fall with them by the sword.
Son of man, speak unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, and to his multitude; Whom art thou like in thy greatness?
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