Jeremiah 46:20
Modern Translations
New International Version
"Egypt is a beautiful heifer, but a gadfly is coming against her from the north.

New Living Translation
Egypt is as sleek as a beautiful heifer, but a horsefly from the north is on its way!

English Standard Version
“A beautiful heifer is Egypt, but a biting fly from the north has come upon her.

Berean Study Bible
Egypt is a beautiful heifer, but a gadfly from the north is coming against her.

New American Standard Bible
“Egypt is a pretty heifer, But a horsefly is coming from the north—it is coming!

NASB 1995
"Egypt is a pretty heifer, But a horsefly is coming from the north-- it is coming!

NASB 1977
“Egypt is a pretty heifer, But a horsefly is coming from the north—it is coming!

Amplified Bible
“Egypt is a very pretty heifer, But a horsefly (Babylonia) is coming [against her] out of the north!

Christian Standard Bible
Egypt is a beautiful young cow, but a horsefly from the north is coming against her.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Egypt is a beautiful young cow, but a horsefly from the north is coming against her.

Contemporary English Version
An enemy from the north will attack you, beautiful Egypt, like a fly biting a cow.

Good News Translation
Egypt is like a splendid cow, attacked by a stinging fly from the north.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Egypt is like a beautiful cow, but a horsefly from the north will attack it.

International Standard Version
Egypt is a beautiful calf, but a horsefly from the north is surely coming.

NET Bible
Egypt is like a beautiful young cow. But northern armies will attack her like swarms of stinging flies.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Egypt is like a very fair heifer, but destruction cometh; it cometh out of the north.

New King James Version
“Egypt is a very pretty heifer, But destruction comes, it comes from the north.

King James 2000 Bible
Egypt is like a beautiful heifer, but destruction comes; it comes out of the north.

New Heart English Bible
Egypt is a very beautiful heifer; but destruction out of the north has come, it has come.

World English Bible
Egypt is a very beautiful heifer; [but] destruction out of the north is come, it is come.

American King James Version
Egypt is like a very fair heifer, but destruction comes; it comes out of the north.

American Standard Version
Egypt is a very fair heifer; but destruction out of the north is come, it is come.

A Faithful Version
Egypt is a beautiful heifer, but a gadfly from the north surely comes.

Darby Bible Translation
Egypt is a very fair heifer; the gad-fly cometh, it cometh from the north.

English Revised Version
Egypt is a very fair heifer; but destruction out of the north is come, it is come.

Webster's Bible Translation
Egypt is like a very fair heifer, but destruction cometh; it cometh out of the north.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Egypt is like a faire calfe, but destruction commeth: out of the North it commeth.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The lande of Egypt is lyke a goodly faire calfe: but destruction shall come out of the north I say it commeth.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The londe of Egipte is like a goodly fayre calfe, but one shall come out of the north to dryue her forwarde.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Egypt [is] a very beautiful heifer, "" Destruction comes into her from the north.

Young's Literal Translation
A heifer very fair is Egypt, Rending from the north doth come into her.

Smith's Literal Translation
Egypt a heifer, fair of mouth; destruction came; from the north it came.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Egypt is like a fair and beautiful heifer: there shall come from the north one that shall goad her.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Egypt is like a stately and finely-formed calf. The one who will goad her will come from the north.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Egypt, a beautiful speckled heifer, an army from the North came upon her

Lamsa Bible
Egypt is like a very fair and pampered heifer, but an army from the north has come against her.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Egypt is a very fair heifer; But the gadfly out of the north is come, it is come.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Egypt is a fair heifer, but destruction from the north is come upon her.








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