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.
Isaiah 23:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke'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.
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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 …
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On the Interpretation of Scripture
The nations will hear and tremble; anguish will grip the people of Philistia.
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.
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.
Now the coastlands tremble on the day of your fall; the islands in the sea are terrified at your collapse.'
"'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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