New American Standard Bible
And the rest of the trees of his forest will be so small in number That a child could write them down.
King James Bible
And the rest of the trees of his forest shall be few, that a child may write them.
Darby Bible Translation
And the remainder of the trees of his forest shall be few: yea, a child might write them.
World English Bible
The remnant of the trees of his forest shall be few, so that a child could write their number.
Young's Literal Translation
And the rest of the trees of his forest are few, And a youth doth write them.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And the rest of the trees ... - Keeping up still the image of a large and once dense forest, to which he had likened the Assyrian army. 'The rest' here means that which shall be left after the threatened judgment shall come upon them.
That a child may write them - That a child shall be able to number them, or write their names; that is, they shall be very few. A child can number or count but few; yet the number of those who would be left, would be so very small that even a child could count them with ease. It is probable that a few of the army of Sennacherib escaped (see the note at Isaiah 37:37); and compared with the whole army, the remnant might bear a striking resemblance to the few decaying trees of a once magnificent forest of cedars.
LibraryCovenanting Predicted in Prophecy.
The fact of Covenanting, under the Old Testament dispensations, being approved of God, gives a proof that it was proper then, which is accompanied by the voice of prophecy, affording evidence that even in periods then future it should no less be proper. The argument for the service that is afforded by prophecy is peculiar, and, though corresponding with evidence from other sources, is independent. Because that God willed to make known truth through his servants the prophets, we should receive it …
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and the remainder of the number of bowmen, the mighty men of the sons of Kedar, will be few; for the LORD God of Israel has spoken."
And it will hail when the forest comes down, And the city will be utterly laid low.
'Those who escape the sword will return out of the land of Egypt to the land of Judah few in number. Then all the remnant of Judah who have gone to the land of Egypt to reside there will know whose word will stand, Mine or theirs.
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