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Theasaurus: Axes

19 Bible Verses about Axes

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Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the ax is dull and the man does not whet the edge, he must put forth more strength; but wisdom helps him to succeed.

Jeremiah 51:20-23

You [Cyrus of Persia, soon to conquer Babylon] are My battle-ax or maul and weapon of war -- "for with you I break nations in pieces, with you I destroy kingdoms, With you I break in pieces the horse and his rider, with you I break in pieces the chariot and the charioteer, With you I break in pieces man and woman, with you I break in pieces old man and youth, with you I break in pieces young man and maiden,read more.
With you I break in pieces the shepherd and his flock, with you I break in pieces the farmer and his yoke of oxen, and with you I break in pieces governors and commanders.

Judges 9:48

And Abimelech went up to Mount Zalmon, he and all the men with him; and Abimelech took an ax in his hand and cut down a bundle of brush, picked it up, and laid it on his shoulder. And he said to the men with him, What you have seen me do, make haste to do also.

1 Chronicles 20:3

He brought out the people who were in it and set them at cutting with saws, iron wedges, and axes. So David dealt with all the Ammonite cities. And David and all the army returned to Jerusalem.

Isaiah 10:15

Shall the ax boast itself against him who chops with it? Or shall the saw magnify itself against him who wields it back and forth? As if a rod should wield those who lift it up, or as if a staff should lift itself up as if it were not wood [but a man of God]!

1 Samuel 13:21

And the price for plowshares and mattocks was a pim, and a third of a shekel for axes and for setting goads [with resulting blunt edges on the sickles, mattocks, forks, axes, and goads.]

2 Samuel 12:31

And he brought forth the people who were there, and put them to [work with] saws and iron threshing sledges and axes, and made them labor at the brickkiln. And he did this to all the Ammonite cities. Then [he] and all the men returned to Jerusalem.

Psalm 74:6

And then all the carved wood of the Holy Place they broke down with hatchets and hammers.

Jeremiah 46:22

The sound [of Egypt fleeing from the enemy] is like the rustling of an escaping serpent, for her foes advance with a mighty army and come against her with axes, like those who fell trees and cut wood.

Ezekiel 26:9

And he shall set his battering engines in shock against your walls, and with his axes he will break down your towers.

1 Samuel 13:20

But each of the Israelites had to go down to the Philistines to get his plowshare, mattock, axe, or sickle sharpened.

Jeremiah 51:20

You [Cyrus of Persia, soon to conquer Babylon] are My battle-ax or maul and weapon of war -- "for with you I break nations in pieces, with you I destroy kingdoms,

Matthew 3:10

And already the ax is lying at the root of the trees; every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

Psalm 35:3

Draw out also the spear and javelin and close up the way of those who pursue and persecute me. Say to me, I am your deliverance!

2 Kings 6:1-7

The sons of the prophets said to Elisha, Look now, the place where we live before you is too small for us. Let us go to the Jordan, and each man get there a [house] beam; and let us make us a place there where we may dwell. And he answered, Go. One said, Be pleased to go with your servants. He answered, I will go.read more.
So he went with them. And when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees. But as one was felling his beam, the axhead fell into the water; and he cried, Alas, my master, for it was borrowed! The man of God said, Where did it fall? When shown the place, Elisha cut off a stick and threw it in there, and the iron floated. He said, Pick it up. And he put out his hand and took it.

Psalm 74:5

They seemed like men who lifted up axes upon a thicket of trees to make themselves a record.

Psalm 74:5-6

They seemed like men who lifted up axes upon a thicket of trees to make themselves a record. And then all the carved wood of the Holy Place they broke down with hatchets and hammers.

2 Kings 6:5

But as one was felling his beam, the axhead fell into the water; and he cried, Alas, my master, for it was borrowed!

Jeremiah 51:19

Not like these [gods] is He Who is the Portion of Jacob [the true God on Whom Israel has a claim], for He is the One Who formed all things, and Israel is the tribe of His inheritance -- "the Lord of hosts is His name.