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" 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 ? Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean,... "
Letters from Egypt - Page 37
by M. L. Whately - 1879 - 230 pages
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The Present testimony, and original Christian witness revived

1850
...heathen man. " Now behold thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce...it; so is Pharaoh king of Egypt to ALL that trust on him." And this judgment is entirely confirmed by the Lord, through Ezekiel, who says, " And all...
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The life of James Davies, a village schoolmaster

sir Thomas Phillips, James Davies - Church and education - 1850
...is described to king Hezekiah, by the cupbearer of the king of Assyria, as a bruised reed, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand and pierce it. He never intruded into the mysteries of the Bible. He valued Burkitt's Commentaries beyond any other...
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The Reader's Bible, a Narrative: Selections from the King James Version

Roland Mushat Frye - Bibles - 1978 - 640 pages
...against me? 21 Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it: so is Pharaoh king of Egypt unto all that trust on him. 22 But if ye say unto me, We trust in the Lord our God: is not that he,...
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King James Version Ministry / Pew Bible

Zondervan Publishing - Bibles - 1984 - 928 pages
...against me? 21 Now. behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which ng, and shall come, let them show unto them. 8 Fear ye not i'j Pharaoh king of Egypt unto all that trust on him. 22 But if ye say unto me. We trust in the LORD...
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Byron, the Bible, and Religion: Essays from the Twelfth International Byron ...

Wolf Z. Hirst - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 196 pages
...we read: "Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it" (18:2 1).3 Like his model Byron uses the reed as a metaphor for unreliability. Even without hearing...
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Commentary on Isaiah

Joseph Addison Alexander - Religion - 1000 pages
...thou hast trusted in the staff (or support) of this broken reed, in Egypt, which, (if) a man lean upon it, will go into his hand and pierce it ; so is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all those trusting in him. He answers his own question. The charge of relying upon Egypt may be either...
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Understanding the Dreams You Dream

Ira L. Milligan, Judy Milligan - Psychology - 1997 - 268 pages
...a whip). Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it: so is Pharaoh king of Egypt unto all that trust on him (2 Kings 18:21). Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the...
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Historical Sketches of the Ancient Negro

Edward E. Carlisle, Josephine E. Carlisle - History - 2008 - 97 pages
...ambassadors of Jerusalem; "Now behold, thou trusted upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt; whereon if a man lean it will go into his hand and pierce it; so is Pharaoh king of Egypt unto all that trust on him." l Shabaka apparently ruled his vassal Egyptian states for the remainder...
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The Civilization Of Ancient Egypt

Paul Johnson - History - 1999 - 240 pages
...this historical lesson: 'Thou trusted upon the staff of this broken reed, even unto Egypt, whereof if a man lean, it will go into his hand and pierce it: so is Pharaoh, king of Egypt, unto all that trust on him.' But who was pharaoh? In the closing decades of the second millennium BC...
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The Pre-Islamic Middle East

Martin Sicker - History - 2000 - 231 pages
...the folly of relying on Egypt. "Behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt; whereon if a man lean, it will go into his...it; so is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all that trust on him."9 Isaiah's assessment of Egypt was to prove quite accurate. Judah's alliance with Egypt once...
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