New International Version
He will extend his power over many countries; Egypt will not escape.
King James Bible
He shall stretch forth his hand also upon the countries: and the land of Egypt shall not escape.
Darby Bible Translation
And he shall stretch forth his hand upon the countries; and the land of Egypt shall not escape.
World English Bible
He shall stretch forth his hand also on the countries; and the land of Egypt shall not escape.
Young's Literal Translation
'And he sendeth forth his hand upon the lands, and the land of Egypt is not for an escape;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shall stretch forth his hand - He - the Ottoman emperors, have stretched forth the hand, not only on European, but also upon Asiatic and African countries. Egypt - has not escaped; it is a province of the Turkish government, as are also Fez, Morocco, Algiers, and many other African countries. And as the prophecy says they "got power over the silver and gold, and the precious things of Egypt," so it was; for when Selim conquered Egypt, a.d. 1517, he took all its spoils; and the immense sums drawn from it to the present day, and the wretchedness of the land in consequence, are almost incredible.
The Libyans and the Ethiopians - The Cushim - unconquered Arabs, all sought their friendship; and many of them are tributary to the present time.
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stretch forth. Heb. send forth. and.
LibraryThe Syrian Persecution.
"The dead bodies of Thy servants have they given to be meat unto the fowls of the air, and the flesh of Thy saints unto the beasts of the land."--Ps. lxxix. 2. The history of Antiochus the Great is foretold in the 11th chapter of the prophet Daniel, from the 14th to the 19th verse. On the death of Ptolemy Philopator, this king entered Palestine with a great army, and easily obtained from the time-serving Jews the surrender of Jerusalem. Some of them who had forsaken their Law to gain the favour …
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He will also invade the Beautiful Land. Many countries will fall, but Edom, Moab and the leaders of Ammon will be delivered from his hand.
He will gain control of the treasures of gold and silver and all the riches of Egypt, with the Libyans and Cushites in submission.
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