The nations will be burned to ashes; 1 like thorn bushes that have been cut down, they will be set on fire.
The peoples will be burned as if to lime; like cut thornbushes they will be set ablaze."
"The peoples will be burned to lime, Like cut thorns which are burned in the fire.
Your people will be burned up completely, like thorns cut down and tossed in a fire.
You're good for nothing but fertilizer and fuel. Earth to earth--and the sooner the better.
And the peoples will be like the burning of chalk: as thorns cut down, which are burned in the fire.
And the peoples will be as if burned to lime, like thorns cut down, that are burned in the fire."
And the people shall be like the burnings of lime; Like thorns cut up they shall be burned in the fire.
And the people
shall be [as] the burnings
shall they be burned
in the fire
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; like thorn bushes
that have been cut down
, they will be set
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1 tn Heb “will be a burning to lime.” See Amos 2:1.