New Living Translation
They will cut down her people like trees," says the LORD, "for they are more numerous than locusts.
King James Bible
They shall cut down her forest, saith the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the grasshoppers, and are innumerable.
Darby Bible Translation
They shall cut down her forest, saith Jehovah, though it be impenetrable; for they are more than the locusts, and are innumerable.
World English Bible
They shall cut down her forest, says Yahweh, though it can't be searched; because they are more than the locusts, and are innumerable.
Young's Literal Translation
They have cut down her forest, An affirmation of Jehovah -- for it is not searched, For they have been more than the grasshopper, And they have no numbering.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
46:23 Tho' - Tho' it seem impenetrable.
These enemy hordes, coming with their livestock and tents, were as thick as locusts; they arrived on droves of camels too numerous to count. And they stayed until the land was stripped bare.
The armies of Midian, Amalek, and the people of the east had settled in the valley like a swarm of locusts. Their camels were like grains of sand on the seashore--too many to count!
And I myself will punish you for your sinfulness, says the LORD. I will light a fire in your forests that will burn up everything around you.'"
Egypt flees, silent as a serpent gliding away. The invading army marches in; they come against her with axes like woodsmen.
The LORD says, "I will give you back what you lost to the swarming locusts, the hopping locusts, the stripping locusts, and the cutting locusts. It was I who sent this great destroying army against you.
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