Jeremiah 46:23
Good News Translation
and destroying a thick forest. Their soldiers are too many to count; they outnumber the locusts.

Contemporary English Version
when men with axes start chopping down trees. It can only hiss and try to escape.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They have cut down her forest, saith the Lord, which cannot be counted: they are multiplied above locusts, and are without number.

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

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Isaiah 10:18 And the glory of his forest, and of his beautiful hill, shall be consumed from the soul even to the flesh, and he shall run away through fear.

Ezekiel 20:46 Son of man, set thy face against the way of the south, and drop towards the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field.

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Judges 6:5 For they and all their flocks came with their tents, and like locusts filled all places, an innumerable multitude of men, and of camels, wasting whatsoever they touched.

Judges 7:12 But Madian and Amalec, and all the eastern people, lay scattered in the valley, as a multitude of locusts: their camels also were innumerable, as the sand that lieth on the sea shore.

Joel 2:25 And I will restore to you the years which the locust, and the bruchus, and the mildew, and the palmerworm hath eaten; my great host which I sent upon you.

Revelation 9:2-10 And he opened the bottomless pit: and the smoke of the pit arose, as the smoke of a great furnace. And the sun and the air were darkened with the smoke of the pit. . . .

Context
The Judgment on Egypt
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.24The daughter of Egypt is confounded, and delivered into the hand of the people of the north.…
Cross References
Judges 6:5
For they and all their flocks came with their tents, and like locusts filled all places, an innumerable multitude of men, and of camels, wasting whatsoever they touched.

Judges 7:12
But Madian and Amalec, and all the eastern people, lay scattered in the valley, as a multitude of locusts: their camels also were innumerable, as the sand that lieth on the sea shore.

Jeremiah 21:14
But I will visit upon you according to the fruit of your doings, saith the Lord: and I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof: and it shall devour all things round about it.

Jeremiah 46:22
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.

Joel 2:25
And I will restore to you the years which the locust, and the bruchus, and the mildew, and the palmerworm hath eaten; my great host which I sent upon you.

Additional Translations
They will chop down her forest, declares the LORD, dense though it may be, for they are more numerous than locusts; they cannot be counted.They shall cut down her forest, said the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the grasshoppers, and are innumerable.

They shall cut down her forest, saith Jehovah, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the locusts, and are innumerable.

They shall cut down her forest, saith the Lord, for their number cannot at all be conjectured, for it exceeds the locust in multitude, and they are innumerable.

They shall cut down her forest, saith Jehovah, though it be impenetrable; for they are more than the locusts, and are innumerable.

They shall cut down her forest, saith the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the locusts, and are innumerable.

They shall cut down her forest, saith the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the grasshoppers, and are innumerable.

They shall cut down her forest, says Yahweh, though it can't be searched; because they are more than the locusts, and are innumerable.

They have cut down her forest, An affirmation of Jehovah -- for it is not searched, For they have been more than the grasshopper, And they have no numbering.
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