I will send men against it to destroy it 1 with their axes and hatchets. They will hack up its fine cedar panels and columns and throw them into the fire.
I will send destroyers against you, each man with his weapons, and they will cut up your fine cedar beams and throw them into the fire.
"For I will set apart destroyers against you, Each with his weapons; And they will cut down your choicest cedars And throw them on the fire.
I will call for wreckers, who will bring out their tools to dismantle you. They will tear out all your fine cedar beams and throw them on the fire.
I'll hire a demolition crew, well-equipped with sledgehammers and wrecking bars, Pound the country to a pulp and burn it all up.
And I will make ready those who will send destruction on you, everyone armed for war: by them your best cedar-trees will be cut down and put in the fire.
I will prepare destroyers against you, all with their weapons; they shall cut down your choicest cedars and cast them into the fire.
I will prepare destroyers against you, Everyone with his weapons; They shall cut down your choice cedars And cast them into the fire.
And I will prepare
against thee, every one
with his weapons
and they shall cut down
[them] into the fire
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I will send
it to destroy
their axes and hatchets
. They will hack up its fine
panels and columns
and throw them into
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1 sn Heb “I will sanctify destroyers against it.” If this is not an attenuated use of the term “sanctify” the traditions of Israel’s holy wars are being turned against her. See also 6:4. In Israel’s early wars in the wilderness and in the conquest, the