Jeremiah 47:7
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New Living Translation
"But how can it be still when the LORD has sent it on a mission? For the city of Ashkelon and the people living along the sea must be destroyed."

King James Bible
How can it be quiet, seeing the LORD hath given it a charge against Ashkelon, and against the sea shore? there hath he appointed it.

Darby Bible Translation
How shouldest thou be quiet? For Jehovah hath given it a charge: against Ashkelon, and against the sea shore, there hath he appointed it.

World English Bible
How can you be quiet, since Yahweh has given you a command? Against Ashkelon, and against the seashore, there has he appointed it.

Young's Literal Translation
How shall it be quiet, And Jehovah hath given a charge to it, Against Ashkelon, and against the sea shore? There hath He appointed it!'

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

47:7 How - God lets the prophet know that he had given this sword its commission, and therefore it could not stop 'till Ashkelon and the people on the sea - shore were destroyed by it.

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Isaiah 10:6
I am sending Assyria against a godless nation, against a people with whom I am angry. Assyria will plunder them, trampling them like dirt beneath its feet.

Jeremiah 48:10
Cursed are those who refuse to do the LORD's work, who hold back their swords from shedding blood!

Ezekiel 14:17
"Or suppose I were to bring war against the land, and I sent enemy armies to destroy both people and animals.

Ezekiel 21:30
"Now return the sword to its sheath, for in your own country, the land of your birth, I will pass judgment upon you.

Micah 6:9
Fear the LORD if you are wise! His voice calls to everyone in Jerusalem: "The armies of destruction are coming; the LORD is sending them.

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