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Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help; and stay on horses, and trust in chariots, because they are many; and in horsemen, because they are very strong; but they look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek the LORD!

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To them

Isaiah 30:1
Wo to sons turning aside, says Jehovah, to make counsel and not from me; and to cover a covering, and not my spirit so as to add sin upon sin:
Isaiah 36:6
Behold, thou trustedst upon the staff of this broken reed, upon Egypt; which, shall a man rest upon it, it was into his hand and pierced it: thus Pharaoh king of Egypt to all trusting upon him.
Isaiah 57:9
And thou wilt pour out for the king with oil and thou wilt increase thy perfumes, and thou wilt send thy messengers even from far off, and thou wilt be made low, even to hades.
Ezekiel 17:15
And he will rebel against him to send his messengers to Egypt, to give to him horses and much people. Shall he prosper? shall he doing these, escape? and breaking the covenant, and escaping?
Hosea 11:5
He shall not turn back to the land of Egypt, and Assur shall be his king, for they refused to turn back.

Stay on horses

Isaiah 30:16
And ye will say, No; for upon horses we will flee: for this ye shall flee: and upon the swift will we ride; for this they pursuing you shall be swift.
Isaiah 36:9
And how wilt thou turn back the face of one prefect of the servants of my lord, the smallest of them, aid trust for thee upon Egypt for chariot and for horsemen I
Deuteronomy 17:16
Only he shall not multiply. to himself horses, and he shall not turn back the people to Egypt in order to multiply the horse: and Jehovah said to you, Ye shall no more add to turn back that way.
Psalm 20:7
These in chariots, and these in horses: and in the name of Jehovah our God will we remember.
Psalm 33:16
The king was not saved by much strength: the strong one will not be delivered by much power.

They look

Isaiah 5:12
And there was the harp and the lyre, the drum and the pipe, and the wine of their drinking's: but the work of Jehovah they will not look at, and the work of his hands they saw not
Isaiah 17:7
In that day shall the man look upon him making him, and his eyes shall look to the Holy One of Israel
Isaiah 22:11
And ye made a gathering place between the two walls for the water of the old pool; and ye looked not to him making it, and ye saw not him forming it from far off.
2 Chronicles 16:7
And in that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and he will say to him, In thy relying upon the king of Aram, and thou didst not rely upon Jehovah thy God, for this the power of the king of Aram escaped from thy hand.
Jeremiah 2:13
For my people did two evils: they forsook me the fountain of living waters, to hew out for them wells, broken wells which will not hold water.
Jeremiah 17:5
Thus said Jehovah: Cursed the man who shall trust in man, and set flesh his arm, and shall turn away his heart from Jehovah.
Hosea 14:3
Assur will not save us; we will not ride upon a horse, and we will no more say, Our God, to the work of our hands, for in thee the orphan shall be compassionated.


Isaiah 9:13
And the people turned not back even to him smiting them, and Jehovah of armies they sought not
Isaiah 64:7
And none calling upon thy name, none rousing himself to take hold upon thee: for thou hiddest thy face from us, and thou wilt melt us by the hand of our iniquities.
Daniel 9:13
As that written in the law of Moses all this evil came upon us, and we supplicated not the face of Jehovah our God to turn back from our iniquities and to understand in thy truth.
Hosea 7:7
They were all hot as a furnace, and they consumed their judges; all their kings fell: none among them calling to me.
Amos 5:4
For thus said Jehovah to the house of Israel: Seek ye me and live:

General references

Isaiah 30:5
All acted wickedly for a people who will not profit them, not for help and not for profiting, but for shame and also for a reproach.