New International Version
"Come," they say, "let us destroy them as a nation, so that Israel's name is remembered no more."
King James Bible
They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.
Darby Bible Translation
They say, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation, and let the name of Israel be mentioned no more.
World English Bible
"Come," they say, "and let's destroy them as a nation, that the name of Israel may be remembered no more."
Young's Literal Translation
They have said, 'Come, And we cut them off from being a nation, And the name of Israel is not remembered any more.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let us cut them off - Let us exterminate the whole race, that there may not be a record of them on the face of the earth. And their scheme was well laid: eight or ten different nations united themselves in a firm bond to do this; and they had kept their purpose so secret that the king of Judah does not appear to have heard of it till his territories were actually invaded, and the different bodies of this coalition had assembled at En-gedi. Never was Judah before in greater danger.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryPeriod ii. The Church from the Permanent Division of the Empire Until the Collapse of the Western Empire and the First Schism Between the East and the West, or Until About A. D. 500
In the second period of the history of the Church under the Christian Empire, the Church, although existing in two divisions of the Empire and experiencing very different political fortunes, may still be regarded as forming a whole. The theological controversies distracting the Church, although different in the two halves of the Graeco-Roman world, were felt to some extent in both divisions of the Empire and not merely in the one in which they were principally fought out; and in the condemnation …
Joseph Cullen Ayer Jr., Ph.D.—A Source Book for Ancient Church History
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Yet having learned who Mordecai's people were, he scorned the idea of killing only Mordecai. Instead Haman looked for a way to destroy all Mordecai's people, the Jews, throughout the whole kingdom of Xerxes.
My enemies say of me in malice, "When will he die and his name perish?"
They said in their hearts, "We will crush them completely!" They burned every place where God was worshiped in the land.
Remember, LORD, what the Edomites did on the day Jerusalem fell. "Tear it down," they cried, "tear it down to its foundations!"
I had been like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter; I did not realize that they had plotted against me, saying, "Let us destroy the tree and its fruit; let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name be remembered no more."
"Have you not noticed that these people are saying, 'The LORD has rejected the two kingdoms he chose'? So they despise my people and no longer regard them as a nation.
Moab will be praised no more; in Heshbon people will plot her downfall: 'Come, let us put an end to that nation.' You, the people of Madmen, will also be silenced; the sword will pursue you.
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