The king ordered, “Get me a sword!” So they placed a sword before the king.
Then Jesus said to him, “Put your sword back in its place!
“Son of man, prophesy and say: ‘This is what the Lord says: “‘A sword, a sword is sharpened, and also polished.
Assyria will fall by a sword, but not one human-made;
He had James, the brother of John, executed with a sword.
For they flee from the swords – from the drawn sword and from the battle-ready bow and from the severity of the battle.
You fear the sword, so the sword I will bring against you,’ declares the sovereign Lord.
In time of famine
It laughs at fear and is not dismayed; it does not shy away from the sword.
For I do not trust in my bow, and I do not prevail by my sword.
You will pursue your enemies and they will fall before you by the sword.
Their swords will pierce
Each one will be handed over to the sword;
but in the end
Everyone who is caught will be stabbed; everyone who is seized
They will fall among those killed by the sword. The sword is drawn; they carry her and all her hordes away.
“‘He gave it to be polished, to be grasped in the hand – the sword is sharpened, it is polished – giving it into the hand of the executioner.
So Joshua destroyed
So he saves