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Psalms 74:6

Context
NETBible

And now 1  they are tearing down 2  all its engravings 3  with axes 4  and crowbars. 5 

XREF

1Ki 6:18,29,32,35

NET © Notes

tn This is the reading of the Qere (marginal reading). The Kethib (consonantal text) has “and a time.”

tn The imperfect verbal form vividly describes the act as underway.

tn Heb “its engravings together.”

tn This Hebrew noun occurs only here in the OT (see H. R. Cohen, Biblical Hapax Legomena [SBLDS], 49-50).

tn This Hebrew noun occurs only here in the OT. An Akkadian cognate refers to a “pickaxe” (cf. NEB “hatchet and pick”; NIV “axes and hatchets”; NRSV “hatchets and hammers”).



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