Isaiah 10:34
New International Version
He will cut down the forest thickets with an ax; Lebanon will fall before the Mighty One.

New Living Translation
He will cut down the forest trees with an ax. Lebanon will fall to the Mighty One.

English Standard Version
He will cut down the thickets of the forest with an axe, and Lebanon will fall by the Majestic One.

Berean Study Bible
He will clear the forest thickets with an axe, and Lebanon will fall before the Mighty One.

King James Bible
And he shall cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one.

New King James Version
He will cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, And Lebanon will fall by the Mighty One.

New American Standard Bible
He will cut down the thickets of the forest with an iron axe, And Lebanon will fall by the Mighty One.

NASB 1995
He will cut down the thickets of the forest with an iron axe, And Lebanon will fall by the Mighty One.

NASB 1977
And He will cut down the thickets of the forest with an iron axe, And Lebanon will fall by the Mighty One.

Amplified Bible
He will cut down the thickets of the forest with an iron axe, And Lebanon (the Assyrian) will fall by the Mighty One.

Christian Standard Bible
He is clearing the thickets of the forest with an ax, and Lebanon with its majesty will fall.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is clearing the thickets of the forest with an ax, and Lebanon with its majesty will fall.

American Standard Version
And he will cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he shall cut the branches of the forest with iron, and Lebanon in its glory shall fall

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and the lofty ones shall fall by the sword, and the Libanus shall fall with his lofty ones.

Contemporary English Version
With an ax, the glorious Lord will destroy every tree in the forests of Lebanon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the thickets of the forest shall be cut down with iron, and Libanus with its high ones shall fall.

English Revised Version
And he shall cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one.

Good News Translation
The LORD will cut them down as trees in the heart of the forest are cut down with an ax, as even the finest trees of Lebanon fall!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He will cut down the underbrush of the forest with an ax. Lebanon will fall in front of the Mighty One.

International Standard Version
He will cut down the thickets of the forest with an ax, and Lebanon will fall by the Majestic One."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And He shall cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, And Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one.

Literal Standard Version
And He has gone around the thickets of the forest with iron, And Lebanon falls by a mighty one!

NET Bible
The thickets of the forest will be chopped down with an ax, and mighty Lebanon will fall.

New Heart English Bible
He will cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon will fall by the Mighty One.

World English Bible
He will cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon will fall by the Mighty One.

Young's Literal Translation
And He hath gone round the thickets of the forest with iron, And Lebanon by a mighty one falleth!

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Remnant of Israel Shall Return
33Behold, the Lord GOD of Hosts will lop off the branches with terrifying power. The tall trees will be cut down, the lofty ones will be felled. 34He will clear the forest thickets with an axe, and Lebanon will fall before the Mighty One.

Cross References
Isaiah 2:13
against all the cedars of Lebanon, lofty and lifted up, against all the oaks of Bashan,

Isaiah 10:18
The splendor of its forests and orchards, both soul and body, it will completely destroy, as a sickness consumes a man.

Isaiah 33:9
The land mourns and languishes; Lebanon is ashamed and decayed. Sharon is like a desert; Bashan and Carmel shake off their leaves.

Isaiah 37:24
Through your servants you have taunted the Lord, and you have said: "With my many chariots I have ascended to the heights of the mountains, to the remote peaks of Lebanon. I have cut down its tallest cedars, the finest of its cypresses. I have reached its farthest heights, the densest of its forests.

Jeremiah 22:7
I will appoint destroyers against you, each man with his weapons, and they will cut down the choicest of your cedars and throw them into the fire.

Ezekiel 31:3
Look at Assyria, a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches that shaded the forest. It towered on high; its top was among the clouds.


Treasury of Scripture

And he shall cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one.

cut down

Isaiah 10:18
And shall consume the glory of his forest, and of his fruitful field, both soul and body: and they shall be as when a standardbearer fainteth.

Isaiah 37:24
By thy servants hast thou reproached the Lord, and hast said, By the multitude of my chariots am I come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon; and I will cut down the tall cedars thereof, and the choice fir trees thereof: and I will enter into the height of his border, and the forest of his Carmel.

Jeremiah 22:7
And I will prepare destroyers against thee, every one with his weapons: and they shall cut down thy choice cedars, and cast them into the fire.

Lebanon

Zechariah 11:1,2
Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars…

by a mighty one.

Isaiah 31:8
Then shall the Assyrian fall with the sword, not of a mighty man; and the sword, not of a mean man, shall devour him: but he shall flee from the sword, and his young men shall be discomfited.

Isaiah 37:36
Then the angel of the LORD went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and fourscore and five thousand: and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.

Psalm 103:20
Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word.









Verse 34. - He shall cut down; or, one shall eat down; Jehovah being, no doubt, intended. Lebanon (comp. Ezekiel 31:3, "Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon"). Here the comparison is enlarged, and Assyria appears as Lebanon itself with all its cedar woods. By a mighty one; rather, a glorious one (comp. Isaiah 33:21, where the word here used - adir - is an epithet of Jehovah).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He will clear
וְנִקַּ֛ף (wə·niq·qap̄)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5362: To strike, to knock together, surround, circulate

the forest
הַיַּ֖עַר (hay·ya·‘ar)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3293: A copse of bushes, a forest, honey in the comb

thickets
סִֽבְכֵ֥י (siḇ·ḵê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5442: A thicket

with an ax,
בַּבַּרְזֶ֑ל (bab·bar·zel)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1270: Iron, an iron implement

and Lebanon
וְהַלְּבָנ֖וֹן (wə·hal·lə·ḇā·nō·wn)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3844: Lebanon -- a wooded mountain range on the northern border of Israel

will fall
יִפּֽוֹל׃ (yip·pō·wl)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

before the Mighty One.
בְּאַדִּ֥יר (bə·’ad·dîr)
Preposition-b | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 117: Wide, large, powerful


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