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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 for my lovers, but they deceived me: my priests and my elders died in the city, while they sought their food to relieve their souls.
2 Kings 24:7
And the king of Egypt came not again any more out of his land: for the king of Babylon had taken from the river of Egypt unto the river Euphrates all that belonged to the king of Egypt.
And they shall be afraid and ashamed of Ethiopia their hope, and of Egypt their glory.
Woe to the rebellious children, says the LORD, that take counsel, but not from me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin:
Woe to them that 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 look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek the LORD!
And now what have you to do in the way to Egypt, to drink the waters of Sihor? or what have you to do in the way to Assyria, to drink the waters of the river?
The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.
Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel; Thus shall you say to the king of Judah, that sent you unto me to inquire of me; Behold, Pharaoh's army, which has come forth to help you, shall return 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 rod to the house of Israel.
My eyes fail for your salvation, and for the word of your righteousness.