Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Jeremiah 2:18 in English Standard Version "And now what do you gain by going to Egypt to drink the waters of the Nile? Or what do you gain by going to Assyria to drink the waters of the Euphrates?" Ge 31:21 He fled with all that he had and arose and crossed the Euphrates, and set his face toward the hill country of Gilead. Isa 7:20 In that day the Lord will shave with a razor that is hired beyond the River—with the king of Assyria—the head and the hair of the feet, and it will sweep away the beard also. Isa 8:7 therefore, behold, the Lord is bringing up against them the waters of the River, mighty and many, the king of Assyria and all his glory. And it will rise over all its channels and go over all its banks, Isa 23:3 And on many waters your revenue was the grain of Shihor, the harvest of the Nile; you were the merchant of the nations. Isa 30:1 “Ah, stubborn children,” declares the Lord, “who carry out a plan, but not mine, and who make an alliance, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin; Isa 31:1 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! Jer 2:36 How much you go about, changing your way! You shall be put to shame by Egypt as you were put to shame by Assyria. Ho 7:11 Ephraim is like a dove, silly and without sense, calling to Egypt, going to Assyria.