Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but God shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind.
And said - Hitherto, shalt thou come, and no further, - and, here, shalt thou set a limit to the majesty of thy waves?
And, roused up, he rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea - Hush! be still! and the wind lulled, and it became a great calm.
Then shall be as fine dust the multitude of thy foreigners, - And as chaff that passeth away, the multitude of tyrants; And it shall come to pass, in a twinkling, Suddenly,
Lo! I have made of thee a new pointed threshing sledge, owning teeth, - Thou shalt thresh mountains and crush them, And, hills - like chaff, shalt thou make:
They become as straw before the wind, and as chaff, which the storm stealeth away.
Not so, the lawless, - but as chaff which is driven about by the wind:
Let them be as chaff before the wind, with, the messenger of Yahweh, pressing them on:
O my God, make them, As whirling dust , As chaff before a wind;
Then were broken in pieces at once, the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold, and became like chaff out of the summer threshing-floors, and the wind, carried them away, and, no place, was found for them, - but, the stone that smote the image, became a mighty rock, and filled all the land.
Therefore, shall they become like the morning cloud, and like the dew early departing, - like chaff storm-driven out of the threshing-floor, and like smoke out of a chimney.
At the noise of a tumult, the peoples retreated, - When thou didst lift thyself up, nations were scattered.