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also known as: lumberjack, tree cutter, woodsman, hewer
Hebrew: הַכֹּרֵ֖ת —transliteration: hakkōrêṯ
Meaning: to cut (off, down or asunder)
The word “feller” appears only in the King James Version of the Bible.
Other translations use the word “tree cutter” (NASB), “hewer” (ASV), “lumberjack” (God’s Word and Hebrew Names Version), and “woodsman” (NKJV and NIV).
Even the cypress trees rejoice over you, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, ‘Since you were laid low, no tree cutter comes up against us.’ —Isaiah 14:8 NASB
“The idea is plain. The very forest is represented as rejoicing. It would be safe from the king of Babylon. He could no longer cut it down to build his palaces, or to construct his implements of war.” (Albert Barnes, Notes on the Bible