Jeremiah 47:2-7 DBY

2 Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, waters rise up out of the north, and shall become an overflowing flood, and shall overflow the land, and all that is therein; the city, and them that dwell therein: and the men shall cry, and all the inhabitants of the land shall howl,
3 at the noise of the stamping of the hoofs of his steeds, a at the rushing of his chariots, at the rumbling of his wheels: fathers shall not look back for [their] children, from feebleness of hands;

References for Jeremiah 47:3

    • ŵ 47:3 - Lit. 'strong ones:' see ch. 8.16.
      4 because of the day that cometh to lay waste b all the Philistines, to cut off from Tyre and Sidon every helper that remaineth; for Jehovah will lay waste the Philistines, the remnant of the island c of Caphtor.

      References for Jeremiah 47:4

        • Ŷ 47:4 - Or 'spoil,' as elsewhere.
        • ŷ 47:4 - Or 'sea-coast:' see Amos 9.7.
          5 Baldness is come upon Gazah; Ashkelon is cut off, the remnant of their valley: how long wilt thou cut thyself?
          6 Alas! sword of Jehovah, how long wilt thou not be quiet? Withdraw into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
          7 How shouldest thou be quiet? -- For Jehovah hath given it a charge: against Ashkelon, and against the sea shore, there hath he appointed it.