Isaiah 30:7
Good News Translation
The help that Egypt gives is useless. So I have nicknamed Egypt, 'The Harmless Dragon.'"

Contemporary English Version
Egypt can't help you! That's why I call that nation a helpless monster."

Douay-Rheims Bible
For Egypt shall help in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I cried concerning this: It is pride only, sit still.

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For Egypt shall help in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I cried concerning this: It is pride only, sit still.

the Egyptians

Isaiah 31:1-5 Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help, trusting in horses, and putting their confidence in chariots, because they are many: and in horsemen, because they are very strong: and have not trusted in the Holy One of Israel, and have not sought after the Lord. . . .

Jeremiah 37:7 And the Chaldeans shall come again, and fight against this city, and take it, and burn it with fire.

concerning this.

Isaiah 30:15 For thus saith the Lord God the Holy One of Israel: If you return and be quiet, you shall be saved: in silence and in hope shall your strength be. And you would not:

Isaiah 2:22 Cease ye therefore from the man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for he is reputed high.

Isaiah 7:4 And thou shalt say to him: See thou be quiet: fear not, and let not thy heart be afraid of the two tails of these firebrands, smoking with the wrath of the fury of Rasin king of Syria, and of the son of Romelia.

Isaiah 28:12 To whom he said: This is my rest, refresh the weary, and this is my refreshing: and they would not hear.

Exodus 14:13 And Moses said to the people: Fear not: stand, and see the great wonders of the Lord, which he will do this day; for the Egyptians, whom you see now, you shall see no more for ever.

Psalm 76:8,9 Thou hast caused judgment to be heard from heaven: the earth trembled and was still, . . .

Psalm 118:8,9 It is good to confide in the Lord, rather than to have confidence in man. . . .

Lamentations 3:26 Teth. It is good to wait with silence for the salvation of God.

Hosea 5:13 And Ephraim saw his sickness, and Juda his band: and Ephraim went to the Assyrian, and sent to the avenging king: and he shall not be able to heal you, neither shall he be able to take off the band from you.

Context
The Worthless Treaty with Egypt
6The burden of the beasts of the south. In a land of trouble and distress, from whence come the lioness, and the lion, the viper and the flying basilisk, they carry their riches upon the shoulders of beasts, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels to a people that shall not be able to profit them. 7For Egypt shall help in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I cried concerning this: It is pride only, sit still.8Now therefore go in and write for them upon box, and note it diligently in a book, and it shall be in the latter days for a testimony for ever.…
Cross References
Job 9:13
God, whose wrath no man can resist, and under whom they stoop that bear up the world.

Psalm 87:4
I will be mindful of Rahab and of Babylon knowing me. Behold the foreigners, and Tyre, and the people of the Ethiopians, these were there.

Psalm 89:10
Thou hast humbled the proud one, as one that is slain: with the arm of thy strength thou hast scattered thy enemies.

Isaiah 10:3
What will you do in the day of visitation, and of the calamity which cometh from afar? to whom will ye flee for help? and where will ye leave your glory?

Isaiah 20:6
And the inhabitants of this isle shall say in that day: Lo this was our hope, to whom we fled for help, to deliver us from the face of the king of the Assyrians: and how shall we be able to escape?

Isaiah 30:5
They were all confounded at a people that could not profit them: they were no help, nor to any profit, but to confusion and to reproach.

Isaiah 31:1
Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help, trusting in horses, and putting their confidence in chariots, because they are many: and in horsemen, because they are very strong: and have not trusted in the Holy One of Israel, and have not sought after the Lord.

Isaiah 31:3
Egypt is man, and not God: and their horses, flesh, and not spirit: and the Lord shall put down his hand, and the helper shall fall, and he that is helped shall fall, and they shall all be confounded together.

Isaiah 36:9
And how wilt thou stand against the face of the judge of one place, of the least of my master's servants? But if thou trust in Egypt, in chariots and in horsemen:

Isaiah 51:9
Arise, arise, put on strength, O thou arm of the Lord, arise as in the days of old, in the ancient generations. Hast not thou struck the proud one, and wounded the dragon?

Additional Translations
Egypt’s help is vain and empty; therefore I have called her, ‘Rahab Who Just Sits Still.’For the Egyptians shall help in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I cried concerning this, Their strength is to sit still.

For Egypt helpeth in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I called her Rahab that sitteth still.

The Egyptians shall help you utterly in vain: tell them, This your consolation is vain.

For Egypt shall help in vain, and to no purpose; therefore have I named her, Arrogance, that doeth nothing.

For Egypt helpeth in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I called her Rahab that sitteth still.

For the Egyptian shall help in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I cried concerning this, Their strength is to sit still.

For Egypt helps in vain, and to no purpose; therefore have I called her Rahab who sits still.

Yea, Egyptians are vanity, and in vain do help, Therefore I have cried concerning this: 'Their strength is to sit still.'
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