20 You say you have the counsel and the might for war—but you speak only empty words. On whom are you depending, that you rebel against me?

Read 2 Kings 18:20 Using Other Translations

Thou sayest, (but they are but vain words,) I have counsel and strength for the war. Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me?
Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? In whom do you now trust, that you have rebelled against me?
Do you think that mere words can substitute for military skill and strength? Who are you counting on, that you have rebelled against me?