Your sons and daughters will be given to another people while you watch. You won't be able to approach them at all, and you'll be powerless to help.
As a result, there will be nothing for Egypt that head or tail, palm branch or reed, can do.
"Hear the words of the great king, the king of Assyria! This is what the king of Assyria says: "Don't let Hezekiah deceive you for he cannot save you!
"Your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have shown me your gracious love in how you have dealt with me by keeping me alive. I cannot escape to the hills, because I'm afraid the disaster will overtake me, and I'll die.
When the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?
Why are you like a man taken by surprise, like a strong man who can't deliver? You are among us, LORD, and your name is the one by which we're called. Don't abandon us!
From now on they will say, "We have no king, because we did not fear the LORD and what would a king do for us?'
I brought him to your disciples, but they couldn't heal him."
"Why does this man talk this way? He is blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?"