New International Version
"Son of man, set your face against Pharaoh king of Egypt and prophesy against him and against all Egypt.
King James Bible
Son of man, set thy face against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy against him, and against all Egypt:
Darby Bible Translation
Son of man, set thy face against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy against him, and against the whole of Egypt;
World English Bible
"Son of man, set your face against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy against him and against all Egypt.
Young's Literal Translation
'Son of man, set thy face against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy concerning him, and concerning Egypt -- all of it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Set thy face against Pharaoh king of Egypt - This was Pharaoh-hophra or Pharaoh-apries, whom we have so frequently met with in the prophecies of Jeremiah, and much of whose history has been given in the notes.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Pharaoh. This was Oharoh-hopra, or Apries, who, Herodotus informs us, agreeably to the character given him by the prophet, `proudly and wickedly boasted of having established his kingdom so securely, that it was not in the power of any God to dispossess him of it.'
LibraryBut Perhaps Some one is Alarmed at Hearing us Discourse of the Death of Him
16. But perhaps some one is alarmed at hearing us discourse of the death of Him of Whom, a short while since, we said that He is everlasting with God the Father, and that He was begotten of the Father's substance, and is one with God the Father, in dominion, majesty, and eternity. But be not alarmed, O faithful hearer. Presently thou wilt see Him of Whose death thou hearest once more immortal; for the death to which He submits is about to spoil death. For the object of that mystery of the Incarnation …
Various—Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus.
A prophecy against Egypt: See, the LORD rides on a swift cloud and is coming to Egypt. The idols of Egypt tremble before him, and the hearts of the Egyptians melt with fear.
This is what the LORD says: 'I am going to deliver Pharaoh Hophra king of Egypt into the hands of his enemies who want to kill him, just as I gave Zedekiah king of Judah into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the enemy who wanted to kill him.'"
Concerning Egypt: This is the message against the army of Pharaoh Necho king of Egypt, which was defeated at Carchemish on the Euphrates River by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon in the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah:
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