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Isaiah 36:5
I say, thou sayest (but they are but vain words), “I have counsel and strength for war.” Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me?
I say, thy counsel and strength for the war are but vain words: now on whom dost thou trust, that thou hast rebelled against me?
I say, ‘Your plan and strength for the war are only empty words.’ Now in whom do you trust and on whom do you rely, that you have rebelled against me?
Do you suppose that mere words of the lips can pass for warlike counsel and strength? Now in whom do you trust and on whom do you rely, that you rebel against me?
I say, sayest thou, (but they are but vain words) I have counsel and strength for war: now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me?
Do you think that empty words are the same as good strategy and the strength to fight? Who are you trusting that you now rebel against me?
I say: do mere words constitute strategy and strength for battle? In whom, then, are you trusting when you rebel against me like this?
Does he think he can plan and win a war with nothing but words? Who is going to help him, now that he has turned against the king of Assyria?
Thou sayest, but it is a word of the lips, [There is] counsel and strength for war. Now on whom dost thou rely, that thou hast revolted against me?
Or with what counsel or strength dost thou prepare for war? on whom dost thou trust, that thou art revolted from me?
I tell you, if you are trusting in power and great battle plans, that is useless. Those are nothing but empty words. Now I ask you, who do you trust so much that you are willing to rebel against me?
Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? In whom do you now trust, that you have rebelled against me?
Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? In whom do you now trust, that you have rebelled against me?
You say you have ·battle plans [strategy; counsel] and ·power [strength] for war, but your words ·mean nothing [are empty]. Whom are you ·trusting [relying/counting on] for help so that you ·turn [rebel] against me?
I say, Surely I have eloquence, but counsel and strength are for the war: on whom then dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me?
You give useless advice about getting ready for war. Whom, then, do you trust for support in your rebellion against me?
He demanded, “Do you think that words can take the place of military skill and might? Who do you think will help you rebel against Assyria?
I say that your strategy and military preparedness are mere words. What are you now relying on that you have rebelled against me?
You say you have battle plans and power for war. But your words mean nothing. Whom are you trusting for help so that you turn against me?
Do you really think that guarantees alone can withstand strategy and military strength? On whom are you now depending, that you’re rebelling against me?
I say, sayest thou, (but they are but vain words) I have counsel and strength for war: now on whom dost thou trust that thou dost rebel against me?
I say, sayest thou, (but they are but vain words) I have counsel and strength for war: now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me?
I say, sayest thou, (but they are but vain words) I have counsel and strength for war: now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me?
I said, ‘Only a word of lips! War has power and a plan!’ Now, in whom do you trust, that you have rebelled against me?
What are the Pharaoh’s promises worth? Mere words won’t substitute for strength, yet you rely on him for help and have rebelled against me!
The Rabshekah said to them, “Tell Hezekiah that the Great King, the king of Assyria, says this: ‘What kind of backing do you think you have against me? You’re bluffing and I’m calling your bluff. Your words are no match for my weapons. What kind of backup do you have now that you’ve rebelled against me? Egypt? Don’t make me laugh. Egypt is a rubber crutch. Lean on Egypt and you’ll end up flat on your face. That’s all Pharaoh king of Egypt is to anyone who leans on him. And if you try to tell me, “We’re leaning on our God,” isn’t it a bit late? Hasn’t Hezekiah just gotten rid of all the places of worship, telling you, “You’ve got to worship at this altar”?
I say, Your counsel and strength for war are only empty words. Now on whom do you rely that you rebel against me?
You give useless advice about getting ready for war. Whom, then, do you trust for support in your rebellion against me?
Do you think mere words substitute for strategy and might in war? In whom, then, do you place your trust, that you rebel against me?
I say, ‘Your counsel and strength for the war are only empty words.’ Now on whom do you rely, that you have rebelled against me?
You say you have battle plans and power for war, but your words mean nothing. Whom are you trusting for help so that you turn against me?
Your claim to have a strategy and military strength is just empty talk. In whom are you trusting, that you would dare to rebel against me?
You say you have a military plan. You say you have a strong army. But your words don’t mean anything. Who are you depending on? Why don’t you want to stay under my control?
You say you have counsel and might for war—but you speak only empty words. On whom are you depending, that you rebel against me?
You say you have counsel and might for war – but you speak only empty words. On whom are you depending, that you rebel against me?
I say you speak of having plans and power for war; but they are mere words. Now in whom do you trust, that you rebel against me?
Do you think that empty words are plans and strength for war? In whom do you trust, that you have turned against me?
Do you think that mere words can substitute for military skill and strength? Who are you counting on, that you have rebelled against me?
Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? On whom do you now rely, that you have rebelled against me?
Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? On whom do you now rely, that you have rebelled against me?
Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? On whom do you now rely, that you have rebelled against me?
Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? On whom do you now rely, that you have rebelled against me?
I say, Your etzah (counsel) and gevurah (strength) for milchamah (war) are only devar sefatayim [words of the lips, empty words]); now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me?
Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? On whom do you now rely, that you have rebelled against me?
Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? On whom do you now rely, that you have rebelled against me?
I say your strategy and strength for war are only words of a lip. Who do you rely on now, so that you have rebelled against me?
Your strategy and strength for war seem to be limited to diplomacy and empty words. Now that you have rebelled against me, who are you really relying on?
I say that your counsel and strength for the war are only vain words. Now in whom do you trust, that you have rebelled against me?
either by what counsel either strength disposest thou for to rebel? on whom hast thou trust, for thou hast gone away from me?
I have said: Only, a word of the lips! counsel and might [are] for battle: now, on whom hast thou trusted, that thou hast rebelled against me?
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