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11 Surely the princes of Zoan are foolish;
    the wise of the counselors of Pharaoh give senseless counsel.
How can you say to Pharaoh,
    “I myself am a son of sages,
    a descendant[a] of ancient kings”?
12 Where are your sages then?
    Now, let them tell you,
    and let them know what Yahweh of hosts has planned against Egypt.
13 The princes of Zoan have become foolish;
    the princes of Memphis are deceived;
    the leaders of her tribes have led Egypt astray.

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  1. Isaiah 19:11 Literally “son”