New American Standard Bible
Persia, Ethiopia and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet;
King James Bible
Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:
Darby Bible Translation
Persia, Cush, and Phut with them, all of them with shield and helmet;
World English Bible
Persia, Cush, and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet;
Young's Literal Translation
Persia, Cush, and Phut, with them, All of them with shield and helmet.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Libya and Ethiopia, mixed with the northern invaders, are tribes from the extreme south, to show that this is a general combination of the foes of God's people.
The sons of Ham were Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.
2 Chronicles 36:20
Those who had escaped from the sword he carried away to Babylon; and they were servants to him and to his sons until the rule of the kingdom of Persia,
Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he sent a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying:
"Persia and Lud and Put were in your army, your men of war. They hung shield and helmet in you; they set forth your splendor.
"A sword will come upon Egypt, And anguish will be in Ethiopia; When the slain fall in Egypt, They take away her wealth, And her foundations are torn down.
"Ethiopia, Put, Lud, all Arabia, Libya and the people of the land that is in league will fall with them by the sword."
"The ram which you saw with the two horns represents the kings of Media and Persia.
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