New International Version
We submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread.
King James Bible
We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.
Darby Bible Translation
We have given the hand to Egypt, [and] to Asshur, to be satisfied with bread.
World English Bible
We have given the hand to the Egyptians, To the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.
Young's Literal Translation
To Egypt we have given a hand, To Asshur, to be satisfied with bread.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
We have given the hand to the Egyptians - We have sought alliances both with the Egyptians and Assyrians, and made covenants with them in order to get the necessaries of life. Or, wherever we are now driven, we are obliged to submit to the people of the countries in order to the preservation of our lives.
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to the Egyptians
LibraryWhether an Angel Needs Grace in Order to Turn to God?
Objection 1: It would seem that the angel had no need of grace in order to turn to God. For, we have no need of grace for what we can accomplish naturally. But the angel naturally turns to God: because he loves God naturally, as is clear from what has been said (Q, A). Therefore an angel did not need grace in order to turn to God. Objection 2: Further, seemingly we need help only for difficult tasks. Now it was not a difficult task for the angel to turn to God; because there was no obstacle …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Shout against her on every side! She surrenders, her towers fall, her walls are torn down. Since this is the vengeance of the LORD, take vengeance on her; do to her as she has done to others.
They will not remain in the LORD's land; Ephraim will return to Egypt and eat unclean food in Assyria.
Ephraim feeds on the wind; he pursues the east wind all day and multiplies lies and violence. He makes a treaty with Assyria and sends olive oil to Egypt.
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