Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Kings 15:29
In the days of Pekah, king of Israel, Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria, came and took Ijon and Abel-beth-maacah and Janoah and Kedesh and Hazor and Gilead and Galilee and all the land of Naphtali; and he took the people away to Assyria.
When Ephraim saw his disease and Judah his wound, then Ephraim went to Assyria and sent to the great king; but he is not able to make you well or give you help for your wound.
2 Kings 17:5
Then the king of Assyria went through all the land and came up to Samaria, shutting it in with his forces for three years.
In that day will the Lord take away the hair of the head and of the feet, as well as the hair of the face, with a blade got for a price from the other side of the River; even with the king of Assyria.
And the strength of Pharaoh will be your shame, and your hope in the shade of Egypt will come to nothing.
Truly, you will go out from him with your hands on your head: for the Lord has given up those in whom you have put your faith, and they will be of no help to you.
Putting one's faith in a false man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth and a shaking foot.