Jeremiah 47:6
Alas, O sword of the LORD, how long until you rest? Return to your sheath; cease and be still!'
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thou sword

Jeremiah 12:12
Over all the barren heights in the wilderness the destroyers have come, for the sword of the LORD devours from one end of the earth to the other. No flesh shall have peace.

Jeremiah 15:3
I will appoint over them four kinds of destroyers, declares the LORD: the sword to kill, the dogs to drag away, and the birds of the air and beasts of the earth to devour and destroy.

Jeremiah 25:27
Then you are to tell them, 'This is what the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Drink, get drunk, and vomit. Fall down and never get up again, because of the sword I will send among you.'

Jeremiah 51:20-23
"You are My war club, My weapon for battle. With you I shatter nations; with you I bring kingdoms to ruin. . . .

Deuteronomy 32:41, 42
when I sharpen My flashing sword, and My hand grasps it in judgment, I will take vengeance on My adversaries and repay those who hate Me. . . .

Psalm 17:13
Arise, O LORD, confront them! Bring them to their knees; deliver me from the wicked by Your sword,

Isaiah 10:5, 15
Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger; the staff in their hands is My wrath. . . .

Ezekiel 14:17
Or if I bring a sword against that land and say, 'Let a sword pass through it, ' so that I cut off from it both man and beast,

Ezekiel 21:3-5
and tell her that this is what the LORD says: 'I am against you, and I will draw My sword from its sheath and cut off from you both the righteous and the wicked. . . .

how long

Jeremiah 4:21
How long must I see the signal flag and hear the sound of the trumpet?

Jeremiah 12:4
How long will the land mourn and the grass of every field be withered? Because of the evil of its residents, the animals and birds have been swept away, for the people have said, "He cannot see what our end will be."

2 Samuel 2:26
Then Abner called out to Joab: "Must the sword devour forever? Do you not realize that this will only end in bitterness? How long before you tell the troops to stop pursuing their brothers?"

put up thyself [heb] gather thyself

1 Chronicles 21:27
Then the LORD spoke to the angel, who put his sword back into its sheath.

Ezekiel 21:30
Return the sword to its sheath! In the place where you were created, in the land of your origin, I will judge you.

John 18:11
"Put your sword back in its sheath!" Jesus said to Peter. "Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given Me?"

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Ah, sword of the LORD, How long will you not be quiet? Withdraw into your sheath; Be at rest and stay still.

King James Bible
O thou sword of the LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Oh, sword of the LORD! How long will you be restless? Go back to your sheath; be still; be silent!

International Standard Version
Ah, sword of the LORD, how long before you are quiet? Put yourself into your scabbard, be at rest, be silent!

NET Bible
How long will you cry out, 'Oh, sword of the LORD, how long will it be before you stop killing? Go back into your sheath! Stay there and rest!'
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