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They looked like woodsmen cutting down trees with their axes.
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And they knew not both in the going out and on the highest top. As with axes in a wood of trees,
1 Kings 5:6 Give orders, therefore, that thy servants cut me down cedar trees, out of Libanus, and let my servants be with thy servants: and I will give thee the hire of thy servants whatsoever thou wilt ask: for thou knowest how there is not among my people a man that has skill to hew wood like to the Sidonians.
2 Chronicles 2:14 The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, whose father was a Tyrian, who knoweth how to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, and in iron, and in marble, and in timber, in purple also, and violet, and silk and scarlet: and who knoweth to grave all sort of graving, and to devise ingeniously all that there may be need of in the work with thy artificers, and with the artificers of my lord David thy father.
Jeremiah 46:22,23 Her voice shall sound like brass, for they shall hasten with an army, and with axes they shall come against her, as hewers of wood. . . .
ContextWhy Have You Rejected Us Forever?
…4And they that hate thee have made their boasts, in the midst of thy solemnity. They have set up their ensigns for signs, 5And they knew not both in the going out and on the highest top. As with axes in a wood of trees,6They have cut down at once the gates thereof, with axe and hatchet they have brought it down.…
The house of our holiness, and of our glory, where our fathers praised thee, is burnt with fire, and all our lovely things are turned into ruins.
Her voice shall sound like brass, for they shall hasten with an army, and with axes they shall come against her, as hewers of wood.
Additional Translationslike men wielding axes, in a thicket of trees,A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes on the thick trees.
They seemed as men that lifted up Axes upon a thicket of trees.
ignorantly as it were in the entrance above;
[A man] was known as he could lift up axes in the thicket of trees;
They seemed as men that lifted up axes upon a thicket of trees.
A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees.
They behaved like men wielding axes, cutting through a thicket of trees.
He is known as one bringing in on high Against a thicket of wood -- axes.
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