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11 Bible Verses about Sharpening

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the ax is dull, and one does not sharpen its edge,
then one must exert more strength;
however, the advantage of wisdom is that it brings success.

1 Samuel 13:20

So all the Israelites went to the Philistines to sharpen their plows, mattocks, axes, and sickles.

Deuteronomy 32:41

when I sharpen My flashing sword,
and My hand takes hold of judgment,
I will take vengeance on My adversaries
and repay those who hate Me.

Psalm 7:12

If anyone does not repent,
God will sharpen His sword;
He has strung His bow and made it ready.

Ezekiel 21:9-10

“Son of man, prophesy: This is what the Lord says! You are to proclaim:A sword! A sword is sharpened
and also polished. It is sharpened for slaughter,
polished to flash like lightning!
Should we rejoice?
The scepter of My son,
the sword despises every tree.

Jeremiah 51:11

Sharpen the arrows!
Fill the quivers!
The Lord has put it into the mind
of the kings of the Medes
because His plan is aimed at Babylon
to destroy her,
for it is the Lord’s vengeance,
vengeance for His temple.

Ezekiel 21:11

The sword is given to be polished,
to be grasped in the hand.
It is sharpened, and it is polished,
to be put in the hand of the slayer.

Ezekiel 21:10

It is sharpened for slaughter,
polished to flash like lightning!
Should we rejoice?
The scepter of My son,
the sword despises every tree.

Psalm 64:3

who sharpen their tongues like swords
and aim bitter words like arrows,

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