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Jeremiah 47:4-6 Living Bible (TLB)

for the time has come when all the Philistines and their allies from Tyre and Sidon will be destroyed. For the Lord is destroying the Philistines, those colonists from Caphtor. The cities of Gaza and Ashkelon will be razed to the ground and lie in ruins. O descendants of the Anakim, how you will lament and mourn!

O sword of the Lord, when will you be at rest again? Go back into your scabbard; rest and be still!

Living Bible (TLB)

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Jeremiah 47:4-6 New International Version (NIV)

For the day has come
    to destroy all the Philistines
and to remove all survivors
    who could help Tyre and Sidon.
The Lord is about to destroy the Philistines,
    the remnant from the coasts of Caphtor.[a]
Gaza will shave her head in mourning;
    Ashkelon will be silenced.
You remnant on the plain,
    how long will you cut yourselves?

“‘Alas, sword of the Lord,
    how long till you rest?
Return to your sheath;
    cease and be still.’

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 47:4 That is, Crete
New International Version (NIV)

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