New American Standard Bible
"Ah, sword of the LORD, How long will you not be quiet? Withdraw into your sheath; Be at rest and stay still.
King James Bible
O thou sword of the LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
Darby Bible Translation
Alas! sword of Jehovah, how long wilt thou not be quiet? Withdraw into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
World English Bible
You sword of Yahweh, how long will it be before you be quiet? Put up yourself into your scabbard; rest, and be still.
Young's Literal Translation
Ho, sword of Jehovah, till when art thou not quiet? Be removed unto thy sheath, rest and cease.
Jeremiah 47:6 Parallel
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
When the three companies blew the trumpets and broke the pitchers, they held the torches in their left hands and the trumpets in their right hands for blowing, and cried, "A sword for the LORD and for Gideon!"
"On all the bare heights in the wilderness Destroyers have come, For a sword of the LORD is devouring From one end of the land even to the other; There is no peace for anyone.
"Cursed be the one who does the LORD'S work negligently, And cursed be the one who restrains his sword from blood.
"A sword against the Chaldeans," declares the LORD, "And against the inhabitants of Babylon And against her officials and her wise men!
and say to the land of Israel, 'Thus says the LORD, "Behold, I am against you; and I will draw My sword out of its sheath and cut off from you the righteous and the wicked.
Return it to its sheath. In the place where you were created, in the land of your origin, I will judge you.
"Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd, And against the man, My Associate," Declares the LORD of hosts. "Strike the Shepherd that the sheep may be scattered; And I will turn My hand against the little ones.
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