Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 an astonishment, and a perpetual hissing; everyone who passes thereby shall be astonished, and shake his head. 17 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. 18 Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us strike him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.



Cross References

Jeremiah 2:27

who tell wood, 'You are my father;' and a stone, 'You have brought me out:' 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 will I scatter them, as the stubble that passes away, by the wind of the wilderness.

Job 27:21

The east wind carries him away, and he departs. It sweeps him out of his place.

Psalm 48:7

With the east wind, you break the ships of Tarshish.

Jeremiah 32:33

They have turned to me the back, and not the face: and though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not listened to receive instruction.

Jeremiah 46:21

Also her hired men in the midst of her are like calves of the stall; for they also are turned back, they are fled away together, they didn't stand: for the day of their calamity is come on them, the time of their visitation.

Hosea 13:15

Though he is fruitful among his brothers, an east wind will come, the breath of Yahweh coming up from the wilderness; and his spring will become dry, and his fountain will be dried up. He will plunder the storehouse of treasure.

Deuteronomy 28:25

Yahweh will cause you to be struck before your enemies; you shall go out one way against them, and shall flee seven ways before them: and you shall be tossed back and forth among all the kingdoms of the earth.

Deuteronomy 28:64

Yahweh will scatter you among all peoples, from the one end of the earth even to the other end of the earth; and there you shall serve other gods, which you have not known, you nor your fathers, even wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 31:17

Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall come on them; so that they will say in that day, 'Haven't these evils come on us because our God is not among us?'

Deuteronomy 32:35

Vengeance is mine, and recompense, at the time when their foot slides; for the day of their calamity is at hand. The things that are to come on them shall make haste."

Judges 10:13-14

Yet you have forsaken me, and served other gods: therefore I will save you no more.

Proverbs 7:25-26

Don't let your heart turn to her ways. Don't go astray in her paths,

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