For indeed they are gone because of destruction.
Egypt shall gather them up;
Memphis shall bury them.
h Nettles shall possess their valuables of silver;
Thorns shall be in their tents.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
I will lay it waste; It shall not be pruned or dug, But there shall come up briers and thorns. I will also command the clouds That they rain no rain on it.
It shall happen in that day, That wherever there could be a thousand vines Worth a thousand shekels of silver, It will be for briers and thorns.
Also the high places of Aven, the sin of Israel, Shall be destroyed. The thorn and thistle shall grow on their altars; They shall say to the mountains, "Cover us!" And to the hills, "Fall on us!