47:1 The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet
against the Philistines, before Pharaoh smote Gaza.
47:2 Thus saith the LORD; Behold, waters rise out of the north,
and shall be an overflowing flood, and shall overflow the land,
and all that is in it; the city, and them that dwell therein:
then the men shall cry, and all the inhabitants of the land
47:3 At the noise of the stamping of the hoofs of his strong
[horses], at the rushing of his chariots, [and at] the rumbling
of his wheels, the fathers shall not look back to [their]
children for feebleness of hands:
47:4 Because of the day that cometh to lay waste all the
Philistines, [and] to cut off from Tyre and Zidon every helper
that remaineth: for the LORD will lay waste the Philistines,
the remnant of the country of Caphtor.
47:5 Baldness is come upon Gaza; Ashkelon is cut off [with] the
remnant of their valley: how long wilt thou cut thyself?
47:6 O thou sword of the LORD, how long [will it be] ere thou be
quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
47:7 How can it be quiet, seeing the LORD hath given it a charge
against Ashkelon, and against the sea shore? there hath he