Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

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 those be ashamed and dishonored who seek my life;
Let those be turned back and humiliated who devise evil against me.
5 Let them be like chaff before the wind,
With the angel of the Lord driving them on.
6 Let their way be dark and slippery,
With the angel of the Lord pursuing them.


Cross References

Job 21:18

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

Isaiah 29:5

But the multitude of your enemies will become like fine dust,
And the multitude of the ruthless ones like the chaff which blows away;
And it will happen instantly, suddenly.

Psalm 1:4

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

Exodus 14:19

The angel of God, who had been going before the camp of Israel, moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from before them and stood behind them.

Isaiah 17:13

The nations rumble on like the rumbling of many waters,
But He will rebuke them and they will flee far away,
And be chased like chaff in the mountains before the wind,
Or like whirling dust before a gale.

Isaiah 37:36

Then the angel of the Lord went out and struck 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians; and when men arose early in the morning, behold, all of these were dead.

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they will be like the morning cloud
And like dew which soon disappears,
Like chaff which is blown away from the threshing floor
And like smoke from a chimney.

Acts 12:23

And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Hebrews 11:28

By faith he kept the Passover and the sprinkling of the blood, so that he who destroyed the firstborn would not touch them.

Psalm 83:13-17

O my God, make them like the whirling dust,
Like chaff before the wind.

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