New Living Translation
Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya will join you, too, with all their weapons.
King James Bible
Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:
Darby Bible Translation
Persia, Cush, and Phut with them, all of them with shield and helmet;
World English Bible
Persia, Cush, and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet;
Young's Literal Translation
Persia, Cush, and Phut, with them, All of them with shield and helmet.
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CommentaryEzekiel 38:5 Parallel Commentaries
The descendants of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.
2 Chronicles 36:20
The few who survived were taken as exiles to Babylon, and they became servants to the king and his sons until the kingdom of Persia came to power.
In the first year of King Cyrus of Persia, the LORD fulfilled the prophecy he had given through Jeremiah. He stirred the heart of Cyrus to put this proclamation in writing and to send it throughout his kingdom:
"Men from distant Persia, Lydia, and Libya served in your great army. They hung their shields and helmets on your walls, giving you great honor.
A sword will come against Egypt, and those who are slaughtered will cover the ground. Its wealth will be carried away and its foundations destroyed. The land of Ethiopia will be ravished.
Ethiopia, Libya, Lydia, all Arabia, and all their other allies will be destroyed in that war.
The two-horned ram represents the kings of Media and Persia.
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