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That walk to go down into Egypt, and have not asked at my mouth; to strengthen themselves in the strength of Pharaoh, and to trust in the shadow of Egypt!
Thus shall they be confounded and turn pale, - For Ethiopia, their expectation, and For Egypt their boast;
Alas! for them who are going down to Egypt for help, On horses, would rely, - And have trusted - In chariots - because they are many, and In horsemen, because they are very bold, But have not looked unto the Holy One of Israel, And onto Yahweh, have not sought.
Lo! thou dost trust on the support of this bruised cane, on Egypt, whereon if a man lean it will enter his hand and lay it open, - So, is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust upon him.
And Yahweh will take thee back again to Egypt in ships, by the way whereof I said unto thee, Thou shalt not again any more see it. And ye will offer yourselves there for sale unto thine enemies as servants and as handmaids with no one to buy.
2 Kings 17:4
Then found the king of Assyria, in Hosea, a conspiracy, in that he had sent messengers unto So king of Egypt, and had not brought up a present to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year, - therefore the king of Assyria shut him up, and bound him in prison.
And the force of Pharaoh had come forth out of Egypt, - and, when the Chaldeans who were besieging Jerusalem heard the tidings of them, they went up from Jerusalem.
and entered the land of Egypt, for they hearkened not unto the voice of Yahweh, - yea entered as far as Tahpanhes.
So shall all the inhabitants of Egypt know that I, am Yahweh, Because they were a staff of reed to the house of Israel:
And, before Eleazar the priest, shall he stand, and shall ask by him for the decision of the Lights, before Yahweh, - at the bidding thereof, shall they go out, and at the bidding thereof, shall they come in - he, and all the sons of Israel with him, even all the assembly.
So the men took of their provision, - but, the bidding of Yahweh, had they not asked.
1 Kings 22:7
Then said Jehoshaphat, Is there not here a prophet of Yahweh, besides, - that we may seek, from him?
Enquire for us I pray thee of Yahweh, in that Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, maketh war against us, - Peradventure Yahweh will deal with us according to all his wonders, as that he go up from us.
and said unto Jeremiah the prophet - Let our supplication we beseech thee fall prostrate before thee, and pray thou in our behalf unto Yahweh thy God, in behalf of all this remnant, - for we are left a few out of many, just as thine own eyes do behold us:
Bring thou, in counsel, Execute thou judgment, Make as the night, thy shadow in the midst of high noon, - Hide thou the outcasts, The wanderer, do not thou reveal.
Ho! thou land of the buzzing of wings, - Which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia:
And the bramble said unto the trees, If, in truth, ye are about to anoint me to be king over you, come, take refuge in my shade, - but, if not, there shall come forth fire out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.
The fragrance of our nostrils, The Anointed of Yahweh, hath been captured in their pits, - of whom we had said - In his shade, shall we live among the nations.
A broken tooth and a faltering foot, is confidence in the treacherous, in the day of danger.