The swords [of the wicked] shall enter their own hearts, and their bows shall be broken.
For the destroyer is coming upon her, upon Babylon; and her mighty warriors are taken, their bows are broken in pieces; for the Lord is a God of recompense; He will surely requite.
He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow into pieces and snaps the spear in two; He burns the chariots in the fire.
Thus says the Lord of hosts: Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief [weapon and part] of their strength.
There He broke the bow's flashing arrows, the shield, the sword, and the weapons of war. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
And on that day I will break the bow of Israel in the Valley of Jezreel.