Isaiah 36:6-9 NIV

6 Look now, you are depending1 on Egypt,23 that splintered reed4 of a staff, which pierces a man's hand and wounds him if he leans on it! Such is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who depend on him.

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7 And if you say to me, "We are depending5 on the LORD our God"--isn't he the one whose high places and altars Hezekiah removed,6 saying to Judah and Jerusalem, "You must worship before this altar"?7

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8 " 'Come now, make a bargain with my master, the king of Assyria: I will give you two thousand horses8--if you can put riders on them!

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9 How then can you repulse one officer of the least of my master's officials, even though you are depending on Egypt9 for chariots10 and horsemen?11

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