Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

One used to be known according as he carried up high - into the thicket of trees - the axes;

New American Standard Bible

It seems as if one had lifted up
His axe in a forest of trees.

King James Version

A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees.

Holman Bible

It was like men in a thicket of trees,
wielding axes,

International Standard Version

As one blazes a trail through a forest with an ax,

A Conservative Version

They seemed as men who lifted up axes upon a thicket of trees.

American Standard Version

They seemed as men that lifted up Axes upon a thicket of trees.

Amplified


It seems as if one had lifted up
An axe in a forest of trees [to set a record of destruction].

Bible in Basic English

They are cutting down, like a man whose blade is lifted up against the thick trees.

Darby Translation

A man was known as he could lift up axes in the thicket of trees;

Julia Smith Translation

It will be known according to bringing the axes upwards upon the thicket of wood.

King James 2000

A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They are known [to be] like [those who] {wield} axes in a thicket of trees.

Modern King James verseion

He is known as one bringing axes on high, on the thick trees.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that hewed timber afore out of the thick trees was known to bring it to an excellent work.

NET Bible

They invade like lumberjacks swinging their axes in a thick forest.

New Heart English Bible

They behaved like men wielding axes, cutting through a thicket of trees.

Webster

A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees.

World English Bible

They behaved like men wielding axes, cutting through a thicket of trees.

Youngs Literal Translation

He is known as one bringing in on high Against a thicket of wood -- axes.

References

Easton

Axe

Hastings

Context Readings

Prayer For Israel

4 Thine adversaries have roared in the midst of thine appointed meeting, They have set their ensigns as tokens! 5 One used to be known according as he carried up high - into the thicket of trees - the axes; 6 But, now, the doors thereof all together, with axes and hammers, they batter down.


Cross References

1 Kings 5:6

Now, therefore, command thou that they fell me cedars, out of Lebanon, and, my servants, shall be, with thy servants, and, the hire of thy servants, will I give thee, according to all that thou shalt say, - for, thou, knowest, that, none amongst us, hath skill to fell timber, like the Zidonians.

2 Chronicles 2:14

son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, whose father was a man of Tyre, skilled to work in gold and in silver, in bronze, in iron, in stones and in timber, in purple, in blue and in fine white linen, and in crimson, and to grave any manner of graving, and to devise any manner of device that may be given to him, with thy wise men, and the wise men of my lord David thy father.

Jeremiah 46:22-23

Her noise, like a serpent, departeth, - For, with a force, they advance, And with axes, have they come against her, like them who fell trees:

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