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the people of Judah will regret that they ever trusted that unreliable nation, a nation that fails them when they expect help."
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They were all confounded at a people that could not profit them: they were no help, nor to any profit, but to confusion and to reproach.
Isaiah 30:16 But have said: No, but we will flee to horses: therefore shall you flee. And we will mount upon swift ones: therefore shall they be swifter that shall pursue after you.
Isaiah 20:5,6 And they shall be afraid, and ashamed of Ethiopia their hope, and of Egypt their glory. . . .
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. . . .
Jeremiah 2:36 How exceeding base art thou become, going the same ways over again! and thou shalt be ashamed of Egypt, as thou wast ashamed of Assyria.
ContextThe Worthless Treaty with Egypt
…4For thy princes were in Tanis, and thy messengers came even to Hanes. 5They were all confounded at a people that could not profit them: they were no help, nor to any profit, but to confusion and to reproach.6The burden of the beasts of the south. In a land of trouble and distress, from whence come the lioness, and the lion, the viper and the flying basilisk, they carry their riches upon the shoulders of beasts, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels to a people that shall not be able to profit them.…
What will you do in the day of visitation, and of the calamity which cometh from afar? to whom will ye flee for help? and where will ye leave your glory?
For Egypt shall help in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I cried concerning this: It is pride only, sit still.
Egypt is man, and not God: and their horses, flesh, and not spirit: and the Lord shall put down his hand, and the helper shall fall, and he that is helped shall fall, and they shall all be confounded together.
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.
How exceeding base art thou become, going the same ways over again! and thou shalt be ashamed of Egypt, as thou wast ashamed of Assyria.
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