Look now, you are trusting in Egypt, that splintered reed of a staff that will pierce the hand of anyone who leans on it. Such is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust in him.
Cross ReferencesIsaiah 1:1
This is the vision concerning Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah son of Amoz saw during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
Those who made Cush their hope and Egypt their boast will be dismayed and ashamed.
They set out to go down to Egypt without asking My advice, to seek shelter under Pharaoh's protection and take refuge in the shade of Egypt.
But Pharaoh's protection will become your shame, and the refuge of Egypt's shadow your disgrace.
To Egypt, concerning the army of Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt, which was defeated at Carchemish on the Euphrates River by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah:
Then all the people of Egypt will know that I am the LORD. For you were only a staff of reeds to the house of Israel.
When Israel grasped you with their hands, you splintered and tore open their shoulders; when they leaned on you, you broke and their backs were wrenched.'
This is the word of the LORD that came to Hosea son of Beeri in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and of Jeroboam son of Jehoash, king of Israel.
Chapter Outline1. Hezekiah's good reign
4. He destroys idolatry, and prospers
9. The inhabitants of Samaria are carried captive for their sins
13. Sennacherib invading Judah, is pacified by a tribute
17. Rabshakeh, by blasphemous persuasions, solicits the people to revolt
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