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11 Bible Verses about Sharpening

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength. Wisdom has the advantage of giving success.

1 Samuel 13:20

So all Israel went down to the Philistines, each to sharpen his plowshare, his mattock, his axe, and his hoe.

Deuteronomy 32:41

If I sharpen My flashing sword,
And My hand takes hold on justice,
I will render vengeance on My adversaries,
And I will repay those who hate Me.

Psalm 7:12

If a man does not repent, He will sharpen His sword;
He has bent His bow and made it ready.

Ezekiel 21:9-10

“Son of man, prophesy and say, ‘Thus says the Lord.’ Say,
‘A sword, a sword sharpened
And also polished!
‘Sharpened to make a slaughter,
Polished to flash like lightning!’
Or shall we rejoice, the rod of My son despising every tree?

Jeremiah 51:11

Sharpen the arrows, fill the quivers!
The Lord has aroused the spirit of the kings of the Medes,
Because His purpose is against Babylon to destroy it;
For it is the vengeance of the Lord, vengeance for His temple.

Ezekiel 21:11

It is given to be polished, that it may be handled; the sword is sharpened and polished, to give it into the hand of the slayer.

Ezekiel 21:10

‘Sharpened to make a slaughter,
Polished to flash like lightning!’
Or shall we rejoice, the rod of My son despising every tree?

Psalm 64:3

Who have sharpened their tongue like a sword.
They aimed bitter speech as their arrow,

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