New International Version
Why do you go about so much, changing your ways? You will be disappointed by Egypt as you were by Assyria.
King James Bible
Why gaddest thou about so much to change thy way? thou also shalt be ashamed of Egypt, as thou wast ashamed of Assyria.
Darby Bible Translation
Why dost thou gad about so much, and change thy way? Thou shalt also be brought to shame by Egypt, as thou wast brought to shame by Assyria.
World English Bible
Why do you go about so much to change your way? You will be ashamed of Egypt also, as you were ashamed of Assyria.
Young's Literal Translation
What? thou art very vile to repeat thy way, Even of Egypt thou art ashamed, As thou hast been ashamed of Asshur,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Why gaddest thou about - When they had departed from the Lord, they sought foreign alliances for support.
1. The Assyrians 2 Chronicles 28:13-21; but they injured instead of helping them.
2. The Egyptians: but in this they were utterly disappointed, and were ashamed of their confidence.
See Jeremiah 37:7-8 (note), for the fulfillment of this prediction.
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2 Chronicles 28:16
At that time King Ahaz sent to the kings of Assyria for help.
2 Chronicles 28:20
Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria came to him, but he gave him trouble instead of help.
But Pharaoh's protection will be to your shame, Egypt's shade will bring you disgrace.
everyone will be put to shame because of a people useless to them, who bring neither help nor advantage, but only shame and disgrace."
"How can you say, 'I am not defiled; I have not run after the Baals'? See how you behaved in the valley; consider what you have done. You are a swift she-camel running here and there,
How long will you wander, unfaithful Daughter Israel? The LORD will create a new thing on earth-- the woman will return to the man."
"This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: Tell the king of Judah, who sent you to inquire of me, 'Pharaoh's army, which has marched out to support you, will go back to its own land, to Egypt.
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