31:1 Those who go down to Egypt for help are as good as dead, 1
those who rely on war horses,
and trust in Egypt’s many chariots 2
and in their many, many horsemen. 3
But they do not rely on the Holy One of Israel 4
and do not seek help from the Lord.
1 tn Heb “Woe [to] those who go down to Egypt for help.”
2 tn Heb “and trust in chariots for they are many.”
3 tn Heb “and in horsemen for they are very strong [or “numerous”].”
4 sn See the note on the phrase “the Holy One of Israel” in 1:4.