New American Standard Bible
"The peoples will be burned to lime, Like cut thorns which are burned in the fire.
King James Bible
And the people shall be as the burnings of lime: as thorns cut up shall they be burned in the fire.
Darby Bible Translation
And the peoples shall be as burnings of lime, as thorns cut up shall they be burned in the fire.
World English Bible
The peoples will be like the burning of lime, like thorns that are cut down and burned in the fire.
Young's Literal Translation
And peoples have been as burnings of lime, Thorns, as sweepings, with fire they burn.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And the people - In the army of Sennacherib.
As thorns cut up - As thorns, or small brushwood, that has been long cut up and perfectly dried are speedily consumed, so shall it be with the Assyrian army. This is an image like many that are employed, denoting that the destruction of the army of the Assyrians would be sudden and entire.
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2 Samuel 23:6
"But the worthless, every one of them will be thrust away like thorns, Because they cannot be taken in hand;
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But the man who touches them Must be armed with iron and the shaft of a spear, And they will be completely burned with fire in their place."
And the light of Israel will become a fire and his Holy One a flame, And it will burn and devour his thorns and his briars in a single day.
"I have no wrath. Should someone give Me briars and thorns in battle, Then I would step on them, I would burn them completely.
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