New Living Translation
"I will make Egyptian fight against Egyptian--brother against brother, neighbor against neighbor, city against city, province against province.
King James Bible
And I will set the Egyptians against the Egyptians: and they shall fight every one against his brother, and every one against his neighbour; city against city, and kingdom against kingdom.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will incite the Egyptians against the Egyptians; and they shall fight every one against his brother, and every one against his neighbour; city against city, kingdom against kingdom.
World English Bible
I will stir up the Egyptians against the Egyptians, and they will fight everyone against his brother, and everyone against his neighbor; city against city, and kingdom against kingdom.
Young's Literal Translation
And I armed Egyptians against Egyptians, And they fought, each against his brother, And each against his neighbour, City against city, kingdom against kingdom.
Isaiah 19:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:2 I will set - Egypt was now one kingdom, but not many years after this time it was divided into twelve kingdoms, between whom there were many and cruel wars.
CHAPTERS I-XXXIX Isaiah is the most regal of the prophets. His words and thoughts are those of a man whose eyes had seen the King, vi. 5. The times in which he lived were big with political problems, which he met as a statesman who saw the large meaning of events, and as a prophet who read a divine purpose in history. Unlike his younger contemporary Micah, he was, in all probability, an aristocrat; and during his long ministry (740-701 B.C., possibly, but not probably later) he bore testimony, as …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
"A brother will betray his brother to death, a father will betray his own child, and children will rebel against their parents and cause them to be killed.
Your enemies will be right in your own household!'
Nation will go to war against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in many parts of the world.
When the 300 Israelites blew their rams' horns, the LORD caused the warriors in the camp to fight against each other with their swords. Those who were not killed fled to places as far away as Beth-shittah near Zererah and to the border of Abel-meholah near Tabbath.
God sent a spirit that stirred up trouble between Abimelech and the leading citizens of Shechem, and they revolted.
1 Samuel 14:20
Then Saul and all his men rushed out to the battle and found the Philistines killing each other. There was terrible confusion everywhere.
2 Chronicles 20:23
The armies of Moab and Ammon turned against their allies from Mount Seir and killed every one of them. After they had destroyed the army of Seir, they began attacking each other.
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