Jeremiah 46:7
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New International Version
"Who is this that rises like the Nile, like rivers of surging waters?

King James Bible
Who is this that cometh up as a flood, whose waters are moved as the rivers?

Darby Bible Translation
Who is this [that] riseth up as the Nile, whose waters toss themselves like the rivers?

World English Bible
Who is this who rises up like the Nile, whose waters toss themselves like the rivers?

Young's Literal Translation
Who is this? as a flood he cometh up, As rivers do his waters shake themselves!

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Who is this that cometh up as a flood - The vast concourse of people is here represented as a river: for instance, the Jordan, suddenly swollen with the rains in harvest, rolling its waters along, and overflowing the whole country. A fine image to represent the incursions of vast armies carrying all before them. Such was the army of Pharaoh-necho in its march to Carchemish.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Who

Songs 3:6 Who is this that comes out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense...

Songs 8:5 Who is this that comes up from the wilderness, leaning on her beloved? I raised you up under the apple tree...

Isaiah 63:1 Who is this that comes from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel...

as a flood

Jeremiah 47:2 Thus said the LORD; Behold, waters rise up out of the north, and shall be an overflowing flood, and shall overflow the land...

Isaiah 8:7,8 Now therefore, behold, the Lord brings up on them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory...

Daniel 9:26 And after three score and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself...

Daniel 11:22 And with the arms of a flood shall they be overflowed from before him, and shall be broken; yes, also the prince of the covenant.

Amos 8:8 Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwells therein? and it shall rise up wholly as a flood...

Revelation 12:15 And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.

Library
Sargon of Assyria (722-705 B. C. )
SARGON AS A WARRIOR AND AS A BUILDER. The origin of Sargon II.: the revolt of Babylon, Merodach-baladan and Elam--The kingdom of Elam from the time of the first Babylonian empire; the conquest's of Shutruh-nalkunta I.; the princes of Malamir--The first encounter of Assyria and Elam, the battle of Durilu (721 B.C.)--Revolt of Syria, Iaubidi of Hamath and Hannon of Gaza--Bocchoris and the XXIVth Egyptian dynasty; the first encounter of Assyria with Egypt, the battle of Raphia (720 B.C.). Urartu
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 7

Cross References
Jeremiah 47:2
This is what the LORD says: "See how the waters are rising in the north; they will become an overflowing torrent. They will overflow the land and everything in it, the towns and those who live in them. The people will cry out; all who dwell in the land will wail

Ezekiel 32:2
"Son of man, take up a lament concerning Pharaoh king of Egypt and say to him: "'You are like a lion among the nations; you are like a monster in the seas thrashing about in your streams, churning the water with your feet and muddying the streams.

Daniel 11:10
His sons will prepare for war and assemble a great army, which will sweep on like an irresistible flood and carry the battle as far as his fortress.

Amos 8:8
"Will not the land tremble for this, and all who live in it mourn? The whole land will rise like the Nile; it will be stirred up and then sink like the river of Egypt.

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