Parallel Verses

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.

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 like an east wind
Before the enemy;
I will show them My back and not My face
In the day of their disaster [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.

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."

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 The hissings of age-abiding times, - Every one that passeth by her, shall be astonished and wag his head. 17 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. 18 Then said they, - Come ye and let us devise against Jeremiah devices, For the law shall not perish from the priest, Nor, counsel, from the wise, Nor, the word from the prophet: Come and let as smite him with the tongue, And let us not give ear to any of his words!



Cross References

Jeremiah 2:27

Saying, to a tree, My father, art thou! And to a stone, Thou, didst give us birth, For they have turned unto me the back and not the face, - But in the time of their calamity, they will say, Arise, and save us!

Jeremiah 13:24

Therefore have I scattered them, As broken straw passing away, by the wind of the desert.

Job 27:21

An east wind shall lift him up, and he shall depart, and it shall sweep him away out of his place;

Psalm 48:7

With an east wind, wilt thou shatter the ships of Tarshish.

Jeremiah 32:33

Thus have they turned unto me the back, and not the face, - Though I instructed them, betimes, instructing them, Yet have they not been hearkening, to receive correction;

Jeremiah 46:21

Even her hirelings in her midst are like fatted calves, For, even they, have turned - have fled at once! have made no stand! For, their day of doom, hath come upon them, The time of their visitation.

Hosea 13:15

Though, he, among brethren, be fruitful, there shall come in an east wind, the blast of Yahweh out of the desert coming up, that his spring, may dry up, and his fountain, be exhausted, he, will rob the treasure-house of all the vessels of delight.

Deuteronomy 28:25

Yahweh will give thee up to be routed before thine enemies, one way, shalt thou go out against them, and, seven ways, shalt thou flee before them, - and thou shalt become a terror unto all the kingdoms of the earth.

Deuteronomy 28:64

and Yahweh will scatter thee among all the peoples, from one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth, - and thou wilt serve there other gods whom thou hast not known - thou nor thy fathers, - of wood and of stone.

Deuteronomy 31:17

Then will mine anger kindle upon them in that day, and I will forsake them and will hide my face from them and they shall be consumed, and many calamities and misfortunes shall find them out, - and they will say, in that day, Is it not because my God is not in my midst, that these calamities have found me out?

Deuteronomy 32:35

Unto the days of vengeance and requital: Unto the time their foot shall totter? For, near, is the day of their fate, And their destiny speedeth on.

Judges 10:13-14

Yet have, ye, forsaken me, and served other gods, - therefore will I not again save you.

Proverbs 7:25-26

Let not thy heart, turn aside to her ways, Do not go astray, in her paths.

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