Egypt is like a beautiful young cow. But northern armies will attack her like swarms of stinging flies. 1
"Egypt is a beautiful heifer, but a gadfly is coming against her from the north.
"Egypt is a pretty heifer, But a horsefly is coming from the north—it is coming!
Egypt is as sleek as a young cow, but a gadfly from the north is on its way!
"Too bad, Egypt, a beautiful sleek heifer attacked by a horsefly from the north!
Egypt is a fair young cow; but a biting insect has come on her out of the north.
A beautiful heifer is Egypt—a gadfly from the north lights upon her.
"Egypt is a very pretty heifer, But destruction comes, it comes from the north.
[is like] a very fair
it cometh out
of the north
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is like a beautiful
. But northern
armies will attack
her like swarms of stinging flies.
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1 tn Heb “Egypt is a beautiful heifer. A gadfly from the north will come against her.”