He makes wars(A) cease
    to the ends of the earth.
He breaks the bow(B) and shatters the spear;
    he burns the shields[a] with fire.(C)

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  1. Psalm 46:9 Or chariots
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He will judge(A) between the nations
    and will settle disputes(B) for many peoples.
They will beat their swords into plowshares
    and their spears into pruning hooks.(C)
Nation will not take up sword against nation,(D)
    nor will they train for war anymore.

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10 I will take away the chariots from Ephraim
    and the warhorses from Jerusalem,
    and the battle bow will be broken.(A)
He will proclaim peace(B) to the nations.
    His rule will extend from sea to sea
    and from the River[a] to the ends of the earth.(C)

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  1. Zechariah 9:10 That is, the Euphrates
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