Ezekiel 29:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
Egypt will become a desolate wasteland. Then they will know that I am the LORD. "'Because you said, "The Nile is mine; I made it,"

New Living Translation
The land of Egypt will become a desolate wasteland, and the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD. “Because you said, ‘The Nile River is mine; I made it,’

English Standard Version
and the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste. Then they will know that I am the LORD. “Because you said, ‘The Nile is mine, and I made it,’

Berean Study Bible
The land of Egypt will become a desolate wasteland. Then they will know that I am the LORD. Because you said, ‘The Nile is mine; I made it,’

New American Standard Bible
The land of Egypt will become a desolation and place of ruins. Then they will know that I am the LORD. “Because you said, ‘The Nile is mine, and I have made it,

NASB 1995
"The land of Egypt will become a desolation and waste. Then they will know that I am the LORD. Because you said, 'The Nile is mine, and I have made it,'

NASB 1977
“And the land of Egypt will become a desolation and waste. Then they will know that I am the LORD. Because you said, ‘The Nile is mine, and I have made it,

Amplified Bible
and the land of Egypt will be a desolation and a wasteland. And they will know [without any doubt] that I am the LORD. “Because you said, ‘The Nile is mine and I have made it,’

Christian Standard Bible
The land of Egypt will be a desolate ruin. Then they will know that I am the LORD. Because you said, “The Nile is my own; I made it,”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The land of Egypt will be a desolate ruin. Then they will know that I am Yahweh. Because you said, 'The Nile is my own; I made it,'

Contemporary English Version
until your land is a barren desert. Then you will know that I have done these things. You claimed that you made the Nile River and control it.

Good News Translation
Egypt will become an empty wasteland. Then you will know that I am the LORD. "Because you said that the Nile is yours and you made it,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Egypt will become a wasteland and a pile of rubble. Then you will know that I am the LORD. You said, "The Nile River is mine. I made it."

International Standard Version
and the land of Egypt will be turned into a desolate ruin. Then you will know that I am the LORD. Because Egypt said, "The Nile is mine. I made it!"

NET Bible
The land of Egypt will become a desolate ruin. Then they will know that I am the LORD. Because he said, "The Nile is mine and I made it,"
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

New King James Version
And the land of Egypt shall become desolate and waste; then they will know that I am the LORD, because he said, ‘The River is mine, and I have made it.

King James 2000 Bible
And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he has said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

New Heart English Bible
The land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD. Because he has said, 'The river is mine, and I have made it;'

World English Bible
The land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste; and they shall know that I am Yahweh. Because he has said, 'The river is mine, and I have made it;'

American King James Version
And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he has said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

American Standard Version
And the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste; and they shall know that I am Jehovah. Because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it;

A Faithful Version
And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD because he has said, 'The river is mine, and I have made it. '

Darby Bible Translation
And the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste: and they shall know that I [am] Jehovah, because he saith, The river is mine, and I made it.

English Revised Version
And the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And the land of Egypt shalbe desolate, and waste, & they shal know that I am ye Lord: because he hath said, The riuer is mine, & I haue made it,

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Yea the lande of Egypt shalbe desolate and waste, and they shall knowe that I am the Lorde, because he sayde, The riuer is myne, I my selfe haue made it.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Yee the londe of Egipte shalbe desolate and waist, & they shal knowe, that I am the LORDE: Because he sayde: the water is mine, I my self haue made it.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the land of Egypt has been for a desolation and a ruin, "" And they have known that I [am] YHWH, "" Because he said: The flood [is] mine, and I made [it].

Young's Literal Translation
And the land of Egypt hath been for a desolation and a waste, And they have known that I am Jehovah. Because he said: The flood is mine, and I made it.

Smith's Literal Translation
And the land of Egypt was for desolation and waste; and they shall know that I am Jehovah, because he said, The river is to me; I made.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the land of Egypt shall become a desert, and a wilderness: and they shall know that I am the Lord: because thou hast said: The river is mine, and I made

Catholic Public Domain Version
And the land of Egypt will be a desert and a wilderness. And they shall know that I am the Lord. For you have said, ‘The river is mine, and I have made it.’

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the land of Egypt shall be for destruction and for the sword, and they shall know that I AM LORD JEHOVAH, because you said, "The river is mine, and I made it"

Lamsa Bible
And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD, because you have said, The river is mine; I have made it.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste, and they shall know that I am the LORD; because he hath said: The river is mine, and I have made it.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and the land of Egypt shall be ruined and desert; and they shall know that I am the Lord; because thou sayest, The rivers are mine, and I made them.








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