Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As for us, our eyes as yet failed for our vain help: in our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save us.

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Bible References

Our eyes

Lamentations 1:19
“I called to my lovers, but they deceived me;
My priests and my elders perished in the city
While they sought food to restore their strength themselves.
2 Kings 24:7
The king of Egypt did not come out of his land again, for the king of Babylon had taken all that belonged to the king of Egypt from the brook of Egypt to the river Euphrates.
Isaiah 20:5
Then they will be dismayed and ashamed because of Cush their hope and Egypt their boast.
Isaiah 30:1
“Woe to the rebellious children,” declares the Lord,
“Who execute a plan, but not Mine,
And make an alliance, but not of My Spirit,
In order to add sin to sin;
Isaiah 31:1
Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help
And rely on horses,
And trust in chariots because they are many
And in horsemen because they are very strong,
But they do not look to the Holy One of Israel, nor seek the Lord!
Jeremiah 2:18
“But now what are you doing on the road to Egypt,
To drink the waters of the Nile?
Or what are you doing on the road to Assyria,
To drink the waters of the Euphrates?
Jeremiah 8:20
“Harvest is past, summer is ended,
And we are not saved.”
Jeremiah 37:7
“Thus says the Lord God of Israel, ‘Thus you are to say to the king of Judah, who sent you to Me to inquire of Me: “Behold, Pharaoh’s army which has come out for your assistance is going to return to its own land of Egypt.
Ezekiel 29:6
“Then all the inhabitants of Egypt will know that I am the Lord,
Because they have been only a staff made of reed to the house of Israel.

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Psalm 119:123
My eyes fail with longing for Your salvation
And for Your righteous word.