New Living Translation
Even the waters of Nimrim are dried up! The grassy banks are scorched. The tender plants are gone; nothing green remains.
King James Bible
For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate: for the hay is withered away, the grass faileth, there is no green thing.
Darby Bible Translation
For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate; for the herbage is withered away, the grass hath failed, there is no green thing.
World English Bible
For the waters of Nimrim will be desolate; for the grass has withered away, the tender grass fails, there is no green thing.
Young's Literal Translation
For, the waters of Nimrim are desolations, For, withered hath been the hay, Finished hath been the tender grass, A green thing there hath not been.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:6 Waters - Watery grounds being very fruitful, are commonly most inhabited; but now they also, much more the dry and barren grounds, shall be desolate and without inhabitant.
The waters of the Nile will fail to rise and flood the fields. The riverbed will be parched and dry.
The canals of the Nile will dry up, and the streams of Egypt will stink with rotting reeds and rushes.
Even the doe abandons her newborn fawn because there is no grass in the field.
"Instead, their awful cries of terror can be heard from Heshbon clear across to Elealeh and Jahaz; from Zoar all the way to Horonaim and Eglath-shelishiyah. Even the waters of Nimrim are dried up now.
The fields are ruined, the land is stripped bare. The grain is destroyed, the grapes have shriveled, and the olive oil is gone.
Fire burns in front of them, and flames follow after them. Ahead of them the land lies as beautiful as the Garden of Eden. Behind them is nothing but desolation; not one thing escapes.
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