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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.
I called to those loving me, they deceived me: my priests and my old men expired in the city, for they sought food for them, and they will turn back their souls.
2 Kings 24:7
And the king of Egypt added no more to come forth from his land, for the king of Babel took from the torrent of Egypt, even to the river Phrath, all which was to the king of Eygpt
And they were dismayed and ashamed of Cush their expectation, and of Egypt their glory.
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:
Wo to those going down to Egypt for help; and they will look upon horses, and trust upon chariots, because they are many; and upon horsemen because they were strong greatly; and they looked not upon the Holy One of Israel, and sought not Jehovah.
And now what to thee for the way of Egypt, to drink the water of Sihor? and what to thee to the way of Amur, to drink the water of the river?
The harvest passed by, the summer was completed, and we were not saved.
Thus said Jehovah God of Israel, Thus shall ye say to the king of Judah. sending you to me to seek me out, Behold the army of Pharaoh coming forth to you for help, turning back to its land of Egypt
And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall know that I am Jehovah, because they were a support of reed to the house of Israel:
Mine eyes failed for thy salvation, and for the word of thy justice.