Jeremiah 46:20
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New Living Translation
Egypt is as sleek as a beautiful young cow, but a horsefly from the north is on its way!

King James Bible
Egypt is like a very fair heifer, but destruction cometh; it cometh out of the north.

Darby Bible Translation
Egypt is a very fair heifer; the gad-fly cometh, it cometh from the north.

World English Bible
Egypt is a very beautiful heifer; [but] destruction out of the north is come, it is come.

Young's Literal Translation
A heifer very fair is Egypt, Rending from the north doth come into her.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

46:20 A serpent - Egypt is now like an heifer that makes a great bellowing, but the time shall come when she shall make a lesser noise like the hissing of a serpent. With axes - For the Chaldeans shall come with an army, armed with battle - axes, as if they came to fell wood in a forest.

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Jeremiah 1:14
"Yes," the LORD said, "for terror from the north will boil out on the people of this land.

Jeremiah 47:2
This is what the LORD says: "A flood is coming from the north to overflow the land. It will destroy the land and everything in it--cities and people alike. People will scream in terror, and everyone in the land will wail.

Jeremiah 50:11
"You rejoice and are glad, you who plundered my chosen people. You frisk about like a calf in a meadow and neigh like a stallion.

Hosea 10:11
"Israel is like a trained heifer treading out the grain--an easy job she loves. But I will put a heavy yoke on her tender neck. I will force Judah to pull the plow and Israel to break up the hard ground.

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