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They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Bible: Hebrew Isaiah, 2:4.

The words reappear in Micah 4:3, and the reverse injunction is made in Joel 3:10 ("Beat your plowshares into swords ...") The motto of the BBC—"Nation shall speak peace unto nation"Mis thought to derive from these lines. "Study War No More" is the title of a well-known African-American spiritual.
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