New International Version
but if you resist and rebel, you will be devoured by the sword." For the mouth of the LORD has spoken.
King James Bible
But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.
Darby Bible Translation
but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.
World English Bible
but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken it."
Young's Literal Translation
And if ye refuse, and have rebelled, By the sword ye are consumed, For the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye shall be devoured with the sword "Ye shall be food for the sword" - The Septuagint and Vulgate read תאכלכם tochalchem, "the sword shall devour you;" which is of much more easy construction than the present reading of the text.
The Chaldee seems to read בחרב אויב תאכלו bechereb oyeb teachelu, "ye shall be consumed by the sword of the enemy." The Syriac also reads בחרב beehereb and renders the verb passively. And the rhythmus seems to require this addition. - Dr. Jubb.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
if ye refuse
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Preached at Southsea for the Mission of the Good Shepherd. October 1871. Isaiah i. 11-17. "To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith the Lord: . . . When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this at your hand, to tread my courts? Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination to me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting. Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
What Sin Does to Men
The Greater Prophets.
Synagogues in the City; and Schools.
in the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time,
1 Samuel 12:15
But if you do not obey the LORD, and if you rebel against his commands, his hand will be against you, as it was against your ancestors.
1 Samuel 12:25
Yet if you persist in doing evil, both you and your king will perish."
Your men will fall by the sword, your warriors in battle.
"Because this people has rejected the gently flowing waters of Shiloah and rejoices over Rezin and the son of Remaliah,
Look in the scroll of the LORD and read: None of these will be missing, not one will lack her mate. For it is his mouth that has given the order, and his Spirit will gather them together.
And the glory of the LORD will be revealed, and all people will see it together. For the mouth of the LORD has spoken."
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