Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The wicked are not so; but are as the chaff which the wind driveth away.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

The wicked are not like this;
instead, they are like chaff that the wind blows away.

International Standard Version

But this is not the case with the wicked. They are like chaff that the wind blows away.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


The wicked [those who live in disobedience to God’s law] are not so,
But they are like the chaff [worthless and without substance] which the wind blows away.

Bible in Basic English

The evil-doers are not so; but are like the dust from the grain, which the wind takes away.

Julia Smith Translation

Not so the unjust: but as the chaff which the wind shall drive away.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Not so the wicked. Instead, [they are] like the chaff that [the] wind scatters.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for the ungodly, it is not so with them: but they are like the chaff, which the wind scattereth away from the face of the earth.

NET Bible

Not so with the wicked! Instead they are like wind-driven chaff.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Not so, the lawless, - but as chaff which is driven about by the wind:

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Not so the wicked: But -- as chaff that wind driveth away!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

are not so but are like the chaff
מוץ מץ 
Mots 
Usage: 8

which the wind
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

The Ways Of The Righteous And The Wicked

3 And he is as a tree planted by brooks of water, which giveth its fruit in its season, and whose leaf fadeth not; and all that he doeth prospereth. 4 The wicked are not so; but are as the chaff which the wind driveth away. 5 Therefore the wicked shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.


Cross References

Job 21:18

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

Isaiah 17:13

The nations rush as the rushing of many waters; but he will rebuke them, and they shall flee far away, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a whirling of dust before the whirlwind:

Psalm 35:5

Let them be as chaff before the wind, and let the angel of Jehovah drive them away;

Isaiah 29:5

And the multitude of thine enemies shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones as chaff that passeth away; and it shall be in an instant, suddenly.

Hosea 13:3

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

Matthew 3:12

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

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