to Egypt, whose help is utterly useless.(A)
Therefore I call her
    Rahab(B) the Do-Nothing.

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Those who trusted(A) in Cush(B) and boasted in Egypt(C) will be dismayed and put to shame.(D)

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Woe to Those Who Rely on Egypt

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

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Look, I know you are depending(A) on Egypt,(B) that splintered reed(C) 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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