Psalm 68:31
New International Version
Envoys will come from Egypt; Cush will submit herself to God.

New Living Translation
Let Egypt come with gifts of precious metals; let Ethiopia bring tribute to God.

English Standard Version
Nobles shall come from Egypt; Cush shall hasten to stretch out her hands to God.

Berean Study Bible
Envoys will arrive from Egypt; Cush will stretch out her hands to God.

King James Bible
Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.

New King James Version
Envoys will come out of Egypt; Ethiopia will quickly stretch out her hands to God.

New American Standard Bible
Messengers will come from Egypt; Cush will quickly stretch out her hands to God.

NASB 1995
Envoys will come out of Egypt; Ethiopia will quickly stretch out her hands to God.

NASB 1977
Envoys will come out of Egypt; Ethiopia will quickly stretch out her hands to God.

Amplified Bible
Princes and envoys shall come from Egypt; Ethiopia will quickly stretch out her hands [with the offerings of submission] to God.

Christian Standard Bible
Ambassadors will come from Egypt; Cush will stretch out its hands to God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Ambassadors will come from Egypt; Cush will stretch out its hands to God.

American Standard Version
Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall haste to stretch out her hands unto God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Ambassadors will come from Egypt and Cush will yield the hand to God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Ambassadors shall arrive out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall hasten to stretch out her hand readily to God.

Contemporary English Version
Force the Egyptians to bring gifts of bronze; make the Ethiopians hurry to offer presents.

Douay-Rheims Bible
ambassadors shall come out of Egypt: Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands to God.

English Revised Version
Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall haste to stretch out her hands unto God.

Good News Translation
Ambassadors will come from Egypt; the Ethiopians will raise their hands in prayer to God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Ambassadors will come from Egypt. Sudan will stretch out its hands to God [in prayer].

International Standard Version
Envoys will come from Egypt. Let the Ethiopians stretch out their hands to God.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Nobles shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall hasten to stretch out her hands unto God.

Literal Standard Version
Fat ones come out of Egypt, "" Cush causes her hands to run to God.

NET Bible
They come with red cloth from Egypt, Ethiopia voluntarily offers tribute to God.

New Heart English Bible
Envoys shall come out of Egypt. Ethiopia shall hurry to stretch out her hands to God.

World English Bible
Princes shall come out of Egypt. Ethiopia shall hurry to stretch out her hands to God.

Young's Literal Translation
Come do fat ones out of Egypt, Cush causeth her hands to run to God.

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Enemies Are Scattered
30Rebuke the beast in the reeds, the herd of bulls among the calves of the nations, until it submits, bringing bars of silver. Scatter the nations who delight in war. 31Envoys will arrive from Egypt; Cush will stretch out her hands to God. 32Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth; sing praises to the Lord—Selah…

Cross References
Acts 8:27
So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official in charge of the entire treasury of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians. He had gone to Jerusalem to worship,

Psalm 87:4
"I will mention Rahab and Babylon among those who know Me--along with Philistia, Tyre, and Cush--when I say, 'This one was born in Zion.'"

Isaiah 18:7
At that time gifts will be brought to the LORD of Hosts--from a people tall and smooth-skinned, from a people widely feared, from a powerful nation of strange speech, whose land is divided by rivers--to Mount Zion, the place of the Name of the LORD of Hosts.

Isaiah 19:19
In that day there will be an altar to the LORD in the center of the land of Egypt, and a pillar to the LORD near her border.

Isaiah 19:21
The LORD will make Himself known to Egypt, and on that day Egypt will acknowledge the LORD. They will worship with sacrifices and offerings; they will make vows to the LORD and fulfill them.

Isaiah 45:14
This is what the LORD says: "The products of Egypt and the merchandise of Cush, along with the Sabeans, men of stature, will come over to you and will be yours; they will trudge behind you; they will come over in chains and bow down to you. They will confess to you: 'God is indeed with you, and there is no other; there is no other God.'"

Zephaniah 3:10
From beyond the rivers of Cush My worshipers, My scattered people, will bring Me an offering.


Treasury of Scripture

Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands to God.

Princes

Psalm 72:8-11
He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth…

Isaiah 19:18-25
In that day shall five cities in the land of Egypt speak the language of Canaan, and swear to the LORD of hosts; one shall be called, The city of destruction…

Isaiah 45:14
Thus saith the LORD, The labour of Egypt, and merchandise of Ethiopia and of the Sabeans, men of stature, shall come over unto thee, and they shall be thine: they shall come after thee; in chains they shall come over, and they shall fall down unto thee, they shall make supplication unto thee, saying, Surely God is in thee; and there is none else, there is no God.

Ethiopia

Zephaniah 3:10
From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia my suppliants, even the daughter of my dispersed, shall bring mine offering.

Acts 8:27
And he arose and went: and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure, and had come to Jerusalem for to worship,

stretch

Psalm 44:20
If we have forgotten the name of our God, or stretched out our hands to a strange god;

Psalm 88:9
Mine eye mourneth by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out my hands unto thee.

Psalm 143:6
I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.









(31) Princes.--Or, magnates.

Ethiopia.--Literally, Cush shall make to run his hands to God, an idiom easily intelligible, expressing hasty submission.

(32?35) A noble doxology, worthy of the close of one of the finest Hebrew hymns.

Verse 31. - Princes shall come out of Egypt. Then shall princely ambassadors come to Zion out of Egypt, and make submission (comp. Isaiah 43:3; Isaiah 45:14). Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God. The Ptolemies, in their wars with Syria, often sought the favour of the Jews. Christian Churches at an early date were established both in Egypt and in Abyssinia, and some of the most promising mission fields today are in Africa.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Envoys
חַ֭שְׁמַנִּים (ḥaš·man·nîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2831: Ambassador

will arrive
יֶאֱתָ֣יוּ (ye·’ĕ·ṯā·yū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 857: To arrive

from
מִנִּ֣י (min·nî)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

Egypt;
מִצְרָ֑יִם (miṣ·rā·yim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4714: Egypt -- a son of Ham, also his descendants and their country in Northwest Africa

Cush
כּ֥וּשׁ (kūš)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3568: A son of Ham, also his descendants, also a land in the southern Nile Valley

will stretch out
תָּרִ֥יץ (tā·rîṣ)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 7323: To run

her hands
יָ֝דָ֗יו (yā·ḏāw)
Noun - fdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

to God.
לֵאלֹהִֽים׃ (lê·lō·hîm)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative


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