New International Version
Cush and Egypt were her boundless strength; Put and Libya were among her allies.
King James Bible
Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, and it was infinite; Put and Lubim were thy helpers.
Darby Bible Translation
Ethiopia was her strength, and Egypt, and it was infinite; Phut and the Libyans were her helpers.
World English Bible
Cush and Egypt were her boundless strength. Put and Libya were her helpers.
Young's Literal Translation
Cush her might, and Egypt, and there is no end. Put and Lubim have been for thy help.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength - The land of Cush, not far from Diospolis; for it was in Arabia, on the Red Sea.
Put and Lubim - A part of Africa and Libya, which were all within reach of forming alliances with No-Ammon or Diospolis.
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thy helpers. Heb. in thy help.
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2 Chronicles 12:3
With twelve hundred chariots and sixty thousand horsemen and the innumerable troops of Libyans, Sukkites and Cushites that came with him from Egypt,
2 Chronicles 16:8
Were not the Cushites and Libyans a mighty army with great numbers of chariots and horsemen? Yet when you relied on the LORD, he delivered them into your hand.
Those who trusted in Cush and boasted in Egypt will be dismayed and put to shame.
Charge, you horses! Drive furiously, you charioteers! March on, you warriors--men of Cush and Put who carry shields, men of Lydia who draw the bow.
"'Men of Persia, Lydia and Put served as soldiers in your army. They hung their shields and helmets on your walls, bringing you splendor.
Cush and Libya, Lydia and all Arabia, Kub and the people of the covenant land will fall by the sword along with Egypt.
"Son of man, say to Pharaoh king of Egypt and to his hordes: "'Who can be compared with you in majesty?
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