Isaiah 52:4
Good News Translation
When you went to live in Egypt as foreigners, you did so of your own free will; Assyria, however, took you away by force and paid nothing for you.

Contemporary English Version
Long ago you went to Egypt where you lived as foreigners. Then Assyria was cruel to you,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thus saith the Lord God: My people went down into Egypt at the beginning to sojourn there: and the Assyrian hath oppressed them without any cause at all.

New American Bible
For thus says the Lord GOD: To Egypt long ago my people went down, to sojourn there; Assyria, too, oppressed them for nought.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For thus saith the Lord God: My people went down into Egypt at the beginning to sojourn there: and the Assyrian hath oppressed them without any cause at all.

my people

Genesis 46:6 And all that he had in the land of Chanaan: and he came into Egypt with all his seed;

Acts 7:14,15 And Joseph sending, called thither Jacob, his father, and all his kindred, seventy-five souls. . . .

the Assyrian

Isaiah 14:25 So shall it fall out: That I will destroy the Assyrian in my land, and upon my mountains tread him under foot: and his yoke shall be taken away from them, and his burden shall be taken off their shoulder.

Isaiah 36:1 And it came to pass in the fourteenth year of king Ezechias, that Sennacherib king of the Assyrians came up against all the fenced cities of Juda, and took them.

Isaiah 37:1 And it came to pass, when king Ezechias had heard it, that he rent his garments and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the Lord.

Jeremiah 50:17 Israel is a scattered flock, the lions have driven him away: first the king of Assyria devoured him: and last this Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon hath broken his bones.

without

Job 2:3 And the Lord said to Satan: Hast thou considered my servant, Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a man simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil, and still keeping his innocence? But thou hast moved me against him, that I should afflict him without cause.

Psalm 25:3 Neither let my enemies laugh at me: for none of them that wait on thee shall be confounded.

Psalm 69:4 They are multiplied above the hairs of my head, who hate me without cause. My enemies are grown strong who have wrongfully persecuted me: then did I pay that which I took not away.

John 15:25 But that the word may be fulfilled which is written in their law: they hated me without cause.

Context
Deliverance for Jerusalem
3For thus saith the Lord: You were sold gratis, and you shall be redeemed, without money. 4For thus saith the Lord God: My people went down into Egypt at the beginning to sojourn there: and the Assyrian hath oppressed them without any cause at all.5And now what have I here, saith the Lord: for my people is taken away gratis. They that rule over them treat them unjustly, saith the Lord, and my name is continually blasphemed all the day long.…
Cross References
Genesis 46:6
And all that he had in the land of Chanaan: and he came into Egypt with all his seed;

Psalm 44:12
Thou hast given us up like sheep to be eaten: thou hast scattered us among the nations.

Additional Translations
For this is what the Lord GOD says: “At first My people went down to Egypt to live, then Assyria oppressed them without cause.For thus said the Lord GOD, My people went down aforetime into Egypt to sojourn there; and the Assyrian oppressed them without cause.

For thus saith the Lord Jehovah, My people went down at the first into Egypt to sojourn there: and the Assyrian hath oppressed them without cause.

Thus saith the Lord, My people went down before to Egypt to sojourn there; and were carried away forcibly to the Assyrians.

For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: My people went down at the first into Egypt to sojourn there, and Assyria oppressed them without cause;

For thus saith the Lord GOD, My people went down at the first into Egypt to sojourn there: and the Assyrian oppressed them without cause.

For thus saith the Lord GOD, My people went down formerly into Egypt to sojourn there; and the Assyrian oppressed them without cause.

For thus says the Lord Yahweh, "My people went down at the first into Egypt to live there: and the Assyrian has oppressed them without cause.

For thus said the Lord Jehovah: 'To Egypt My people went down at first to sojourn there, And Asshur -- for nought he hath oppressed it.
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