New Living Translation
They swung their axes like woodcutters in a forest.
King James Bible
A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees.
Darby Bible Translation
A man was known as he could lift up axes in the thicket of trees;
World English Bible
They behaved like men wielding axes, cutting through a thicket of trees.
Young's Literal Translation
He is known as one bringing in on high Against a thicket of wood -- axes.
Psalm 74:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
74:5 Famous - The temple was so noble a structure, that it was a great honour to any man to be employed in the meanest part of the work, though it were but in cutting down the trees of Lebanon.
LibraryJesus Makes a Preaching Tour through Galilee.
^A Matt. IV. 23-25; ^B Mark I. 35-39; ^C Luke IV. 42-44. ^b 35 And in the morning, a great while before day, he rose up went out [i. e., from the house of Simon Peter], and departed into a desert place, and there prayed. [Though Palestine was densely populated, its people were all gathered into towns, so that it was usually easy to find solitude outside the city limits. A ravine near Capernaum, called the Vale of Doves, would afford such solitude. Jesus taught (Matt. vi. 6) and practiced solitary …
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The holy and beautiful Temple where our ancestors praised you has been burned down, and all the things of beauty are destroyed.
Egypt flees, silent as a serpent gliding away. The invading army marches in; they come against her with axes like woodsmen.
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