Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

Let them be like chaff before the wind,
With the angel of the Lord driving them on.

Holman Bible

Let them be like chaff in the wind,
with the angel of the Lord driving them away.

International Standard Version

Make them like the chaff before the wind, as the messenger of the LORD pushes them aside.

A Conservative Version

Let them be as chaff before the wind, and the agent of LORD driving [them] on.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


Let them be [blown away] like chaff before the wind [worthless, without substance],
With the angel of the Lord driving them on.

Bible in Basic English

Let them be like dust from the grain before the wind; let the angel of the Lord send them in flight.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

They shall be as chaff before the wind: and the messenger of Jehovah overthrowing.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let them be like chaff before [the] wind, with the angel of Yahweh {driving them}.

Modern King James verseion

Let them be as chaff before the wind; and let the Angel of Jehovah drive them away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let them be as the dust before the wind, and the angel of the LORD scattering them.

NET Bible

May they be like wind-driven chaff, as the Lord's angel attacks them!

New Heart English Bible

Let them be as chaff before the wind, The LORD's angel driving them on.

The Emphasized Bible

Let them be as chaff before the wind, with, the messenger of Yahweh, pressing them on:

Webster

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

World English Bible

Let them be as chaff before the wind, Yahweh's angel driving them on.

Youngs Literal Translation

They are as chaff before wind, And a messenger of Jehovah driving away.

References

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Context Readings

Prayer For Victory

4 Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt. 5 Let them be as chaff before the wind: and let the angel of the LORD chase them. 6 Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.


Cross References

Job 21:18

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

Isaiah 29:5

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

Psalm 1:4

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

Exodus 14:19

And the angel of God, which went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before their face, and stood behind them:

Isaiah 17:13

The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but God shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind.

Isaiah 37:36

Then the angel of the LORD went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and fourscore and five thousand: and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.

Hosea 13:3

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

Acts 12:23

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

Hebrews 11:28

Through faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.

Psalm 83:13-17

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

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