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Deuteronomy 17:16 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

16 Only he must not acquire many horses for himself or cause the people to return to Egypt in order to acquire many horses, since the Lord has said to you, ‘You shall never return that way again.’

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Deuteronomy 17:16 New International Version (NIV)

16 The king, moreover, must not acquire great numbers of horses for himself or make the people return to Egypt to get more of them, for the Lord has told you, “You are not to go back that way again.”

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Isaiah 31:1 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

Woe to Those Who Go Down to Egypt

31 Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help
    and rely on horses,
who trust in chariots because they are many
    and in horsemen because they are very strong,
but do not look to the Holy One of Israel
    or consult the Lord!

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Isaiah 31:1 New International Version (NIV)

Woe to Those Who Rely on Egypt

31 Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help,
    who rely on horses,
who trust in the multitude of their chariots
    and in the great strength of their horsemen,
but do not look to the Holy One of Israel,
    or seek help from the Lord.

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Isaiah 31:3 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

The Egyptians are man, and not God,
    and their horses are flesh, and not spirit.
When the Lord stretches out his hand,
    the helper will stumble, and he who is helped will fall,
    and they will all perish together.

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Isaiah 31:3 New International Version (NIV)

But the Egyptians are mere mortals and not God;
    their horses are flesh and not spirit.
When the Lord stretches out his hand,
    those who help will stumble,
    those who are helped will fall;
    all will perish together.

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Isaiah 36:6 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

Behold, you are trusting in Egypt, that broken reed of a staff, which will pierce the hand of any man who leans on it. Such is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust in him.

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Isaiah 36:6 New International Version (NIV)

Look, I know you are depending on Egypt, that splintered reed of a staff, which pierces the hand of anyone who leans on it! Such is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who depend on him.

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Isaiah 36:9 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

How then can you repulse a single captain among the least of my master's servants, when you trust in Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

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Isaiah 36:9 New International Version (NIV)

How then can you repulse one officer of the least of my master’s officials, even though you are depending on Egypt for chariots and horsemen[a]?

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 36:9 Or charioteers
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