I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.
Shall the axe boast itself against him that heweth therewith? or shall the saw magnify itself against him that shaketh it? as if the rod F62 should shake itself against them that lift it up, or as if the staff should lift up itself, as if it were no wood.
FOOTNOTES: F62 the rod...: or, a rod should shake them that lift it up