Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel: for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears:

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There was no

Judges 5:8
He will choose new gods; Then war in the gates: If a shield was seen, and a lance, Among forty thousand in Israel
2 Kings 24:14
And he carried into exile all Jerusalem, and all the chiefs, and all the mighty of strength, ten thousand exiles, and all the artificers, and the smiths: there was not left except the powerless of the people of the land.
Isaiah 54:16
Behold, I created the workman blowing the coals in the fire, and bringing forth a utensil for his work; and I created the destroyer to overthrow.
Jeremiah 24:1
Jehovah showed me, and behold, two baskets of figs set before the face of the temple of Jehovah, after Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel carried away captive Jeconiah son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, and the chiefs of Judah and the artificers, and the smiths, from Jerusalem, and he will bring them to Babel

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Deuteronomy 28:43
The stranger which is in the midst of thee shall go up above thee, going up, going up; and thou shalt go down beneath, beneath.