New International Version
He will cut down the forest thickets with an ax; 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.
Darby Bible Translation
and he shall make clearings in the thickets of the forest with iron; and Lebanon shall fall by a 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!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one - באדיר beaddir, the angel of the Lord, who smote them, Kimchi. And so Vitringa understands it. Others translate, "The high cedars of Lebanon shall fall:" but the king of Assyria is the person who shall be overthrown.
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by a mighty one. or, mightily
LibraryLight or Fire?
'And the Light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his Holy One for a flame: and it shall burn and devour his thorns and his briers in one day.'--ISAIAH x. 17. With grand poetry the prophet pictures the Assyrian power as a forest consumed like thistles and briers by the fire of God. The text suggests solemn truths about the divine Nature and its manifestations. I. The Essential Character of God. Light and Holiness are substantially parallel. Light symbolises purity, but also knowledge and joy. Holiness …
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A Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
for all the cedars of Lebanon, tall and lofty, and all the oaks of Bashan,
The splendor of his forests and fertile fields it will completely destroy, as when a sick person wastes away.
The land dries up and wastes away, Lebanon is ashamed and withers; Sharon is like the Arabah, and Bashan and Carmel drop their leaves.
By your messengers you have ridiculed the Lord. And you have said, 'With my many chariots I have ascended the heights of the mountains, the utmost heights of Lebanon. I have cut down its tallest cedars, the choicest of its junipers. I have reached its remotest heights, the finest of its forests.
I will send destroyers against you, each man with his weapons, and they will cut up your fine cedar beams and throw them into the fire.
Consider Assyria, once a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches overshadowing the forest; it towered on high, its top above the thick foliage.
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