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.

General references

Bible References


Job 38:11
when I declared: “You may come this far, but no farther;
your proud waves stop here”?
Mark 4:39
He got up, rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Silence! Be still!” The wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

Shall be

Isaiah 29:5
Your many foes will be like fine dust,
and many of the ruthless, like blowing chaff.
Then suddenly, in an instant,
Isaiah 41:15
See, I will make you into a sharp threshing board,
new, with many teeth.
You will thresh mountains and pulverize them
and make hills into chaff.
Job 21:18
Are they like straw before the wind,
like chaff a storm sweeps away?
Psalm 1:4
The wicked are not like this;
instead, they are like chaff that the wind blows away.
Psalm 35:5
Let them be like chaff in the wind,
with the angel of the Lord driving them away.
Psalm 83:13
Make them like tumbleweed, my God,
like straw before the wind.
Daniel 2:35
Then the iron, the fired clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were shattered and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors. The wind carried them away, and not a trace of them could be found. But the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.
Hosea 13:3
Therefore, they will be like the morning mist,
like the early dew that vanishes,
like chaff blown from a threshing floor,
or like smoke from a window.

General references

Isaiah 33:3
The peoples flee at the thunderous noise;
the nations scatter when You rise in Your majesty.

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