19 (A)Now there was no blacksmith to be found throughout all the land of Israel, for the Philistines said, “Lest the Hebrews make themselves swords or spears.” 20 But every one of the Israelites went down to the Philistines to sharpen his plowshare, his mattock, his axe, or his sickle,[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 13:20 Septuagint; Hebrew plowshare

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