1 Woe to those who go down to aEgypt for help
And brely on horses,
And trust in chariots because they are many
And in horsemen because they are very strong,
And does cnot retract His words,
But will arise against the house of devildoers
And against the help of the eworkers of iniquity.
3 Now the Egyptians are amen and not God,
And their bhorses are flesh and not spirit;
So the Lord will cstretch out His hand,
And dhe who helps will stumble
And he who is helped will fall,
And all of them will come to an end together.
“As the alion or the young lion growls over his prey,
Against which a band of shepherds is called out,
And he will not be terrified at their voice nor disturbed at their noise,
So will the Lord of hosts come down to wage bwar on Mount Zion and on its hill.”
He will bprotect and deliver it;
He will pass over and rescue it.
8 And the aAssyrian will fall by a sword not of man,
And a bsword not of man will devour him.
And his young men will become dforced laborers.
9 “His arock will pass away because of panic,
And his princes will be terrified at the bstandard,”
Declares the Lord, whose cfire is in Zion and whose furnace is in Jerusalem.
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