New American Standard Bible
"Therefore the safety of Pharaoh will be your shame And the shelter in the shadow of Egypt, your humiliation.
King James Bible
Therefore shall the strength of Pharaoh be your shame, and the trust in the shadow of Egypt your confusion.
Darby Bible Translation
For to you the protection of Pharaoh shall be a shame, and the trust in the shadow of Egypt a confusion.
World English Bible
Therefore the strength of Pharaoh will be your shame, and the refuge in the shadow of Egypt your confusion.
Young's Literal Translation
And the strength of Pharaoh Hath been to you for shame, And the trust in the shadow of Egypt confusion,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Therefore shall the strength of Pharaoh be your shame - (see the note at Isaiah 20:5).
Your confusion - Hebrew, 'For reproach.' It would either occur that the Egyptians "would" not enter into an alliance; or that if they did, they "could" not defend them, and in either case it would be the source of deep regret and shame.
LibraryThe Voice Behind Thee
The word behind us which is spoken of in the text is mentioned as one among other covenant blessings. No "if" or "but" is joined to it. It is one of those gracious, unconditional promises upon which the salvation of the guilty depends. There are many comforts of the new life which depend upon our own action and behaviour, and these come to us with "ifs"; but those which are vital and essential are secured to the chosen of God without "but" or "peradventure." It shall be so: God declares it shall, …
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The Baptist's Inquiry and Jesus' Discourse Suggested Thereby.
2 Kings 18:21
"Now behold, you rely on the staff of this crushed reed, even on Egypt; on which if a man leans, it will go into his hand and pierce it. So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who rely on him.
Oh give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain.
"Then they will be dismayed and ashamed because of Cush their hope and Egypt their boast.
"So the inhabitants of this coastland will say in that day, 'Behold, such is our hope, where we fled for help to be delivered from the king of Assyria; and we, how shall we escape?'"
"Behold, you rely on the staff of this crushed reed, even on Egypt, on which if a man leans, it will go into his hand and pierce it. So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who rely on him.
"Why do you go around so much Changing your way? Also, you will be put to shame by Egypt As you were put to shame by Assyria.
For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "As My anger and wrath have been poured out on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so My wrath will be poured out on you when you enter Egypt. And you will become a curse, an object of horror, an imprecation and a reproach; and you will see this place no more."
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