Jeremiah 46:22
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King James Version
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.

Darby Bible Translation
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.

World English Bible
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.

Young's Literal Translation
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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Geneva Study Bible

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

(s) They will be scarcely able to speak for fear of the Chaldeans.

(t) Meaning Egypt.Jeremiah 46:22 Parallel Commentaries

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The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 9:21
And the princes said unto them, Let them live; but let them be hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation; as the princes had promised them.

Psalm 74:5
A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees.

Jeremiah 46:21
Also her hired men are in the midst of her like fatted bullocks; for they also are turned back, and are fled away together: they did not stand, because the day of their calamity was come upon them, and the time of their visitation.

Jeremiah 46:23
They shall cut down her forest, saith the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the grasshoppers, and are innumerable.

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