Isaiah had already prophesied Egypt’s fall, including a dried-up Nile River, and now Ezekiel saw a future for the country that wasn’t much better:
Ezekiel 31:10-12 Because Egypt became proud and arrogant, and because it set itself so high above the others, with its top reaching to the clouds, I will hand it over to a mighty nation that will destroy it as its wickedness deserves. I have already discarded it. A foreign army—the terror of the nations—has cut it down and left it fallen on the ground. Its branches are scattered across the mountains and valleys and ravines of the land. All those who lived in its shadow have gone away and left it lying there.