Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

That they are as stubble before the wind, And as chaff that the storm carrieth away?

New American Standard Bible

“Are they as straw before the wind,
And like chaff which the storm carries away?

King James Version

They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away.

Holman Bible

Are they like straw before the wind,
like chaff a storm sweeps away?

International Standard Version

May they become like a straw, blown away before the wind; like a chaff that's swept off by a storm.

A Conservative Version

that they are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carries away?

Amplified


“Are they like straw before the wind,
And like chaff that the storm steals and carries away?

Bible in Basic English

How frequently are they as dry stems before the wind, or as grass taken away by the storm-wind?

Darby Translation

Do they become as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away?

Julia Smith Translation

They shall be as straw before the wind, and as chaff the storm stole it away.

King James 2000

They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carries away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[How often] are they like straw {before} the wind, and like chaff that [the] storm carries away?

Modern King James verseion

they are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm steals away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, they shall be even as chaff before the wind, and as dust that the storm carrieth away.

NET Bible

How often are they like straw before the wind, and like chaff swept away by a whirlwind?

New Heart English Bible

How often is it that they are as stubble before the wind, as chaff that the storm carries away?

The Emphasized Bible

They become as straw before the wind, and as chaff, which the storm stealeth away.

Webster

They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away.

World English Bible

How often is it that they are as stubble before the wind, as chaff that the storm carries away?

Youngs Literal Translation

They are as straw before wind, And as chaff a hurricane hath stolen away,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּבן 
Teben 
Usage: 17

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the wind
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

and as chaff
מוץ מץ 
Mots 
Usage: 8

that the storm
סוּפה 
Cuwphah 
Usage: 16

References

Context Readings

Job's Seventh Speech: A Response To Zophar

17 How oft is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out? That their calamity cometh upon them? That God distributeth sorrows in his anger? 18 That they are as stubble before the wind, And as chaff that the storm carrieth away? 19 Ye say , God layeth up his iniquity for his children. Let him recompense it unto himself, that he may know it:



Cross References

Job 13:25

Wilt thou harass a driven leaf? And wilt thou pursue the dry stubble?

Psalm 1:4

The wicked are not so, But are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.

Psalm 35:5

Let them be as chaff before the wind, And the angel of Jehovah driving them on.

Psalm 83:13

O my God, make them like the whirling dust; As stubble before the wind.

Isaiah 17:13

The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but he shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like the whirling dust before the storm.

Isaiah 29:5

But the multitude of thy foes shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones as chaff that passeth away: yea, it shall be in an instant suddenly.

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the dew that passeth early away, as the chaff that is driven with the whirlwind out of the threshing-floor, and as the smoke out of the chimney.

Exodus 15:7

And in the greatness of thine excellency thou overthrowest them that rise up against thee: Thou sendest forth thy wrath, it consumeth them as stubble.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as the tongue of fire devoureth the stubble, and as the dry grass sinketh down in the flame, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; because they have rejected the law of Jehovah of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 40:24

Yea, they have not been planted; yea, they have not been sown; yea, their stock hath not taken root in the earth: moreover he bloweth upon them, and they wither, and the whirlwind taketh them away as stubble.

Isaiah 41:15-16

Behold, I have made thee to be a new sharp threshing instrument having teeth; thou shalt thresh the mountains, and beat them small, and shalt make the hills as chaff.

Jeremiah 13:24

Therefore will I scatter them, as the stubble that passeth away, by the wind of the wilderness.

Nahum 1:10

For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly as dry stubble.

Matthew 3:12

whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing-floor; and he will gather his wheat into the garner, but the chaff he will burn up with unquenchable fire.

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