Isaiah 23:5
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New International Version
When word comes to Egypt, they will be in anguish at the report from Tyre.

King James Bible
As at the report concerning Egypt, so shall they be sorely pained at the report of Tyre.

Darby Bible Translation
when the report came into Egypt, they were sorely pained at the news of Tyre.

World English Bible
When the report comes to Egypt, they will be in anguish at the report of Tyre.

Young's Literal Translation
As at the report of Egypt they are pained, So at the report of Tyre.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Be thou ashamed, O Zidon - Tyre is called Isaiah 23:12, the daughter of Sidon. "The Sidonians," says Justin, 18:3, "when their city was taken by the king of Ascalon, betook themselves to their ships, and landed, and built by Tyre." Sidon, as the mother city is supposed to be deeply affected with the calamity of her daughter.

Nor bring up virgins "Nor educated virgins" - ורוממתי veromamti; so an ancient MS. Of Dr. Kennicott's prefixing the ו vau, which refers to the negative preceding, and is equivalent to ולא velo. See Deuteronomy 23:6; Proverbs 30:3. Two of my own MSS. have ו vau in the margin.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

at the

Isaiah 19:16 In that day shall Egypt be like to women: and it shall be afraid and fear because of the shaking of the hand of the LORD of hosts...

Exodus 15:14-16 The people shall hear, and be afraid: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina...

Joshua 2:9-11 And she said to the men, I know that the LORD has given you the land, and that your terror is fallen on us...

so shall

Ezekiel 26:15-21 Thus said the Lord GOD to Tyrus; Shall not the isles shake at the sound of your fall, when the wounded cry...

Ezekiel 27:29-36 And all that handle the oar, the mariners, and all the pilots of the sea, shall come down from their ships...

Ezekiel 28:19 All they that know you among the people shall be astonished at you: you shall be a terror, and never shall you be any more.

Revelation 18:17-19 For in one hour so great riches is come to nothing. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors...

Library
The Agony, and the Consoler
Is this your joyous city, whose antiquity is of ancient days? Isaiah xxiii. 7. It is difficult to describe the agony of terror which fell on the wretched inhabitants of the gayest city of the East when they awoke to a sense of the folly into which they had been driven. These soft Syrians had no real leaders and no settled purpose of rebellion. They had simply yielded to a childish impulse of vexation. They had rebelled against an increase of taxation which might be burdensome, but was by no means
Frederic William Farrar—Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom

On the Interpretation of Scripture
IT is a strange, though familiar fact, that great differences of opinion exist respecting the Interpretation of Scripture. All Christians receive the Old and New Testament as sacred writings, but they are not agreed about the meaning which they attribute to them. The book itself remains as at the first; the commentators seem rather to reflect the changing atmosphere of the world or of the Church. Different individuals or bodies of Christians have a different point of view, to which their interpretation
Frederick Temple—Essays and Reviews: The Education of the World

Cross References
Exodus 15:14
The nations will hear and tremble; anguish will grip the people of Philistia.

Joshua 2:9
and said to them, "I know that the LORD has given you this land and that a great fear of you has fallen on us, so that all who live in this country are melting in fear because of you.

Jeremiah 47:4
For the day has come to destroy all the Philistines and to remove all survivors who could help Tyre and Sidon. The LORD is about to destroy the Philistines, the remnant from the coasts of Caphtor.

Ezekiel 26:18
Now the coastlands tremble on the day of your fall; the islands in the sea are terrified at your collapse.'

Ezekiel 30:9
"'On that day messengers will go out from me in ships to frighten Cush out of her complacency. Anguish will take hold of them on the day of Egypt's doom, for it is sure to come.

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