Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Like an east wind I will scatter them Before the enemy; I will show them My back and not My face In the day of their calamity.'"

King James Version

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.

Holman Bible

I will scatter them before the enemy like the east wind. I will show them [My] back and not [My] face on the day of their calamity.

International Standard Version

"Like the east wind, I'll scatter them before the enemy. I'll show them my back and not my face, on the day of their downfall.'"

A Conservative Version

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy. I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.

American Standard Version

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.

Amplified

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them My back and not My face in the day of their calamity [says the Lord].

Bible in Basic English

I will send them in flight, as from an east wind, before the attacker; I will let them see my back and not my face on the day of their downfall.

Darby Translation

As with an east wind will I scatter them before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their perdition.

Julia Smith Translation

As the east wind I will scatter them before the face of the enemy; I will cause them to see the neck and not the face, in the day of their destruction.

King James 2000

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like the wind from the east I will scatter them {before} [the] enemy. I will show them [my] back and not [my] face in the day of their disaster.'"

Modern King James verseion

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

With an East wind will I scatter them, before their enemies. And when their destruction cometh, I will turn my back upon them, but not my face."

NET Bible

I will scatter them before their enemies like dust blowing in front of a burning east wind. I will turn my back on them and not look favorably on them when disaster strikes them."

New Heart English Bible

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity."

The Emphasized Bible

Like an east wind, will I scatter them before the enemy, - The back and not the face, will I let them see in the day of their distress.

Webster

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.

World English Bible

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.

Youngs Literal Translation

As an east wind I scatter them before an enemy, The neck, and not the face, I shew them, In the day of their calamity.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will scatter
פּוּץ 
Puwts 
Usage: 67

them as with an east
קדם קדים 
Qadiym 
Usage: 69

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the enemy
אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

I will shew
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

them the back
ערף 
`oreph 
Usage: 35

and not the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

Deluded Israel

16 To make their land a desolation, An object of perpetual hissing; Everyone who passes by it will be astonished And shake his head. 17 'Like an east wind I will scatter them Before the enemy; I will show them My back and not My face In the day of their calamity.'" 18 Then they said, "Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words."



Cross References

Jeremiah 2:27

Who say to a tree, 'You are my father,' And to a stone, 'You gave me birth.' For they have turned their back to Me, And not their face; But in the time of their trouble they will say, 'Arise and save us.'

Jeremiah 13:24

"Therefore I will scatter them like drifting straw To the desert wind.

Job 27:21

"The east wind carries him away, and he is gone, For it whirls him away from his place.

Psalm 48:7

With the east wind You break the ships of Tarshish.

Jeremiah 32:33

"They have turned their back to Me and not their face; though I taught them, teaching again and again, they would not listen and receive instruction.

Jeremiah 46:21

"Also her mercenaries in her midst Are like fattened calves, For even they too have turned back and have fled away together; They did not stand their ground For the day of their calamity has come upon them, The time of their punishment.

Hosea 13:15

Though he flourishes among the reeds, An east wind will come, The wind of the LORD coming up from the wilderness; And his fountain will become dry And his spring will be dried up; It will plunder his treasury of every precious article.

Deuteronomy 28:25

"The LORD shall cause you to be defeated before your enemies; you will go out one way against them, but you will flee seven ways before them, and you will be an example of terror to all the kingdoms of the earth.

Deuteronomy 28:64

"Moreover, the LORD will scatter you among all peoples, from one end of the earth to the other end of the earth; and there you shall serve other gods, wood and stone, which you or your fathers have not known.

Deuteronomy 31:17

"Then My anger will be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them and hide My face from them, and they will be consumed, and many evils and troubles will come upon them; so that they will say in that day, 'Is it not because our God is not among us that these evils have come upon us?'

Deuteronomy 32:35

'Vengeance is Mine, and retribution, In due time their foot will slip; For the day of their calamity is near, And the impending things are hastening upon them.'

Judges 10:13-14

"Yet you have forsaken Me and served other gods; therefore I will no longer deliver you.

Proverbs 7:25-26

Do not let your heart turn aside to her ways, Do not stray into her paths.

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