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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.
Koph I called unto my lovers, but they have deceived me; my priests and my elders in the city perished seeking food to maintain their lives.
2 Kings 24:7
And the king of Egypt never came out of his land again, for the king of Babylon had taken all that pertained to the king of Egypt from the river of Egypt unto the river Euphrates.
And they shall be afraid and ashamed of Ethiopia their hope and of Egypt their glory.
Woe to the sons that leave, saith the LORD, to make counsel, but not of me; to cover themselves with a covering, and not by my spirit, adding sin unto sin!
Woe to those that go down to Egypt for help; and trust in horses and place their hope in chariots because they are many and in horsemen, because they are valiant, but they did not look unto the Holy One of Israel, neither did they seek the LORD!
And now what hast thou to do in the way of Egypt? to drink the waters of the Nile? or what hast thou to do in the way of Assyria? to drink the waters of the river Eufrates?
The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.
Thus hath the LORD, the God of Israel said; Thus shall ye say to the king of Judah, that sent you unto me to enquire of me: Behold, Pharaoh's army, which had come forth to help you, has returned to Egypt into their own land.
And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall know that I am the LORD, because they have been a staff of reed to the house of Israel.
Mine eyes fail for thy saving health and for the spoken word of thy righteousness.