Jeremiah 46:22
Good News Translation
Egypt runs away, hissing like a snake, as the enemy's army approaches. They attack her with axes, like people cutting down trees

Contemporary English Version
The enemy army will go forward like a swarm of locusts. Your troops will feel helpless, like a snake in a forest

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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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.

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Isaiah 29:4 Thou shalt be brought down, thou shall speak out of the earth, and thy speech shall be heard out of the ground: and thy voice shall be from the earth like that of the python, and out of the earth thy speech shall mutter.

Micah 1:8 And all her graven things shall be cut in pieces, and all her wages shall be burnt with fire, and I will bring to destruction all her idols: for they were gathered together of the hire of a harlot, and unto the hire of a harlot they shall return.

Micah 7:16 The nations shall see, and shall be confounded at all their strength: they shall put the hand upon the mouth, their ears shall be deaf.

and come

Jeremiah 51:20-23 Thou dashest together for me the weapons of war, and with thee I will dash nations together, and with thee I will destroy kingdoms: . . .

Isaiah 10:15,33,34 Shall the axe boast itself against him that cutteth with it? or shall the saw exalt itself against him by whom it is drawn? as if a rod should lift itself up against him that lifteth it up, and a staff exalt itself, which is but wood. . . .

Isaiah 14:8 The fir trees also have rejoiced over thee, and the cedars of Libanus, saying: Since thou hast slept, there hath none come up to cut us down.

Isaiah 37:24 By the hand of thy servants thou hast reproached the Lord: and hast said: With the multitude of my chariots I have gone up to the height of the mountains, to the top of Libanus: and I will cut down its tall cedars, and its choice fir trees, and will enter to the top of its height, to the forest of its Carmel.

Zechariah 11:2 Howl, thou fir tree, for the cedar is fallen, for the mighty are laid waste: howl, ye oaks of Basan, because the fenced forest is cut down.

Context
The Judgment on Egypt
21Her hirelings also that lived in the midst of her, like fatted calves are turned back, and are fled away together, and they could not stand, for the day of their slaughter is come upon them, the time of their visitation. 22Her voice shall sound like brass, for they shall hasten with an army, and with axes they shall come against her, as hewers of wood.23They have cut down her forest, saith the Lord, which cannot be counted: they are multiplied above locusts, and are without number.…
Cross References
Joshua 9:21
But so let them live, as to serve the whole multitude in hewing wood, and bringing in water. As they were speaking these things,

Psalm 74:5
And they knew not both in the going out and on the highest top. As with axes in a wood of trees,

Jeremiah 46:21
Her hirelings also that lived in the midst of her, like fatted calves are turned back, and are fled away together, and they could not stand, for the day of their slaughter is come upon them, the time of their visitation.

Jeremiah 46:23
They have cut down her forest, saith the Lord, which cannot be counted: they are multiplied above locusts, and are without number.

Additional Translations
Egypt will hiss like a slithering snake, for the enemy will advance in force; with axes they will come against her like woodsmen cutting down trees.The voice thereof shall go like a serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.

The sound thereof shall go like the serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.

Their voice is as that of a hissing serpent, for they go upon the sand; they shall come upon Egypt with axes, as men that cut wood.

Her voice shall go like a serpent's; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.

The sound thereof shall go like the serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.

The voice thereof shall go like a serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.

The sound of it shall go like the serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as wood cutters.

Its voice as a serpent goeth on, For with a force they go, And with axes they have come in to her, As hewers of trees.
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