2 Kings 18:24
Good News Translation
You are no match for even the lowest ranking Assyrian official, and yet you expect the Egyptians to send you chariots and cavalry!

Contemporary English Version
How could you even defeat our lowest ranking officer, when you have to depend on Egypt for chariots and cavalry?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And how can you stand against one lord of the least of my master's servants? Dost thou trust in Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And how can you stand against one lord of the least of my master's servants? Dost thou trust in Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

How then.

Isaiah 10:8 For he shall say:

Daniel 2:37,38 Thou art a king of kings: and the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, and strength, and power, and glory: . . .

Daniel 4:22,37 They shall cast thee out from among men, and thy dwelling shall be with cattle, and with wild beasts, and thou shalt eat grass, as an ox, and shalt be wet with the dew of heaven: and seven times shall pass over thee, till thou know that the most High ruleth over the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will. . . .

thy trust.

2 Kings 18:21 Dost thou trust in Egypt a staff of a broken reed, upon which if a man lean, it will break and go into his hand, and pierce it? so is Pharao, king of Egypt, to all that trust in him.

See on

Deuteronomy 17:16 And when he is made king, he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor lead back the people into Egypt, being lifted up with the number of his horsemen, especially since the Lord hath commanded you to return no more the same way.

Isaiah 31:1,3 Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help, trusting in horses, and putting their confidence in chariots, because they are many: and in horsemen, because they are very strong: and have not trusted in the Holy One of Israel, and have not sought after the Lord. . . .

Isaiah 36:6,9 Lo thou trustest upon this broken staff of a reed, upon Egypt: upon which if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it: so is Pharao king of Egypt to all that trust in him. . . .

Jeremiah 37:7 And the Chaldeans shall come again, and fight against this city, and take it, and burn it with fire.

Jeremiah 42:14-18 Saying: No, but we will go into the land of Egypt: where we shall see no war, nor hear the sound of the trumpet, nor suffer hunger: and there we will dwell. . . .

Ezekiel 17:15,17 But he hath revolted from him and sent ambassadors to Egypt, that it might give him horses, and much people. And shall he that hath done thus prosper, or be saved? and shall he escape that hath broken the covenant? . . .

chariots.

Psalm 20:7,8 Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will call upon the name of the Lord, our God. . . .

Context
Sennacherib Threatens Jerusalem
23Now therefore come over to my master, the king of the Assyrians, and I will give you two thousand horses, and see whether you be able to have riders for them. 24And how can you stand against one lord of the least of my master's servants? Dost thou trust in Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?25Is it without the will of the Lord that I am come up to this place to destroy it? The Lord said to me: Go up to this land, and destroy it.…
Cross References
2 Kings 18:23
Now therefore come over to my master, the king of the Assyrians, and I will give you two thousand horses, and see whether you be able to have riders for them.

2 Kings 18:25
Is it without the will of the Lord that I am come up to this place to destroy it? The Lord said to me: Go up to this land, and destroy it.

Additional Translations
For how can you repel a single officer among the least of my master’s servants when you depend on Egypt for chariots and horsemen?How then will you turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants, and put your trust on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

How then canst thou turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants, and put thy trust on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

How then wilt thou turn away the face of one petty governor, from among the least of my lord's servants? whereas thou trustest for thyself on Egypt for chariots and horsemen.

How then wilt thou turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants? And thou reliest upon Egypt for chariots and for horsemen!

How then canst thou turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants, and put thy trust on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

How then wilt thou turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants, and put thy trust on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

How then can you turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants, and put your trust on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

And how dost thou turn back the face of one captain of the least of the servants of my lord, that thou dost trust for thee on Egypt for chariot, and for horsemen?
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