New International Version
I have dug wells in foreign lands and drunk the water there. With the soles of my feet I have dried up all the streams of Egypt."
King James Bible
I have digged and drunk strange waters, and with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the rivers of besieged places.
Darby Bible Translation
I have digged, and have drunk strange waters, And with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the streams of Matsor.
World English Bible
I have dug and drunk strange waters, and with the sole of my feet will I dry up all the rivers of Egypt.'
Young's Literal Translation
I have digged, and drunk strange waters, And I dry up with the sole of my steps All floods of a bulwark.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I have dipped and drunk strange waters - I have conquered strange countries, in which I have digged wells for my army; or, I have gained the wealth of strange countries.
With the sole of my feet - My infantry have been so numerous that they alone have been sufficient to drink up the rivers of the places I have besieged.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I have digged, etc. I have conquered strange countries, and marched through the driest places, in which I have digged wells for my army.
with the sole. My infantry have been so numerous, that they alone have been sufficient to dry up all the rivers of besieged places, either by drinking them, or by diverting their course into other channels.
besieged places. or, fenced places.
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So all the wells that his father's servants had dug in the time of his father Abraham, the Philistines stopped up, filling them with earth.
The canals will stink; the streams of Egypt will dwindle and dry up. The reeds and rushes will wither,
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