4 Because of the day that cometh to destroy all the Philistines, and to destroy Tyre, and Sidon, and all the rest that take their part: for the Lord will destroy the Philistines, the remnant of the isle of [a]Caphtor.
5 [b]Baldness is come upon Gaza: Ashkelon is cut up with the rest of their valleys. How long wilt [c]thou cut thyself?
6 O thou sword of the Lord, how long will it be or thou cease! turn again into thy scabbard, rest and be still.
Jeremiah 47:4For the Caphtorims, which are also called Cappadocians, had destroyed in old time the Philistines, and dwelt in their land even to Gaza, Deut. 2:23.
Jeremiah 47:5They that pilled off their hair for sorrow and heaviness.
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