Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They shall be as stubble before the wind and as chaff taken up by the whirlwind.

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?

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

That they are like stubble 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 often is the lamp of the wicked put out and their destruction comes upon them, and God distributes sorrows upon them in his anger. 18 They shall be as stubble before the wind and as chaff taken up by the whirlwind. 19 God shall lay up his violence for their sons; and he will reward him so that he shall know it.



Cross References

Job 13:25

Wilt thou break a leaf driven to and fro? Wilt thou pursue the dry stubble?

Psalm 1:4

The ungodly are not so but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.

Psalm 35:5

Let them be as chaff before the wind, and let the angel of the LORD chase them.

Psalm 83:13

O my God, make them like a whirlwind, as the stubble before the wind.

Isaiah 17:13

The peoples shall make noise like the rushing of great waters, but God shall reprehend them, and they shall flee far off and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind and like the tumbleweed before the whirlwind.

Isaiah 29:5

Moreover the multitude of thy enemies that shall come from afar shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the strong ones shall be as chaff that passes away: yea, it shall be at an instant suddenly.

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they shall be as the morning mist and as the early dew that passes 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 hast overthrown those that rose up against thee; thou didst send forth thy wrath, which consumed them as stubble.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as the fire devours the stubble and the flame consumes the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go away as dust because they have cast away the law of the LORD of the hosts and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 40:24

As if they had never been planted, as if they had never been sown, as if their stock had never taken root in the earth; even blowing upon them, they wither, and the whirlwind takes them away as stubble.

Isaiah 41:15-16

Behold, I have placed thee as a threshing instrument, as 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 I will scatter them as the stubble that passes away by the wind of the wilderness.

Nahum 1:10

For while they are entwined together as thorns, and while the drunkards shall be drinking, they shall be devoured as stubble full of dryness.

Matthew 3:12

whose fan is in his hand; and he will thoroughly purge his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with fire that shall never be quenched.

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